Drout's Quick and Easy Old English

Drout's Quick and Easy Old English

by Michael D.C. Drout, Bruce D. Gilchrist, Rachel Kapelle
     
 

Michael DC Drout has now transformed his classic “King Alfred's Grammar” into a comprehensive guide for learning Old English. Appropriate for students and enthusiasts alike, Drout's Quick and Easy Old English presents the basics of the language in an accessible form. Even the most novice student can learn to read the classics of medieval literature in… See more details below

Overview

Michael DC Drout has now transformed his classic “King Alfred's Grammar” into a comprehensive guide for learning Old English. Appropriate for students and enthusiasts alike, Drout's Quick and Easy Old English presents the basics of the language in an accessible form. Even the most novice student can learn to read the classics of medieval literature in their original language with this system. Drout's Quick and Easy Old English covers:

The history of Old English
Orthography, covering the unfamiliar characters of Old English writing
Pronouncing Old English
Grammar, from nouns and verbs to pronouns and adjectives
Tricks for translation

With the help of Bruce Gilchrist and Rachel Kapelle, Drout provides exercises to reinforce the lessons. After years of testing in classrooms and online, these exercises have been thoroughly vetted for accuracy by scholars around the world, and have guided countless students through their first lessons in Old English.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015714142
Publisher:
Witan Publishing
Publication date:
09/10/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
954,388
File size:
0 MB

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