Problems in the Origins and Development of the English Language

Problems in the Origins and Development of the English Language

by John Algeo
     
 

This companion to THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE supplements and enhances material presented in the main textbook. Chapter-by-chapter exercises help students master text material efficiently. A wide variety of topics, problems, and data gives instructors ample material for class discussion. The wealth of information in this workbook invites

Overview

This companion to THE ORIGINS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE supplements and enhances material presented in the main textbook. Chapter-by-chapter exercises help students master text material efficiently. A wide variety of topics, problems, and data gives instructors ample material for class discussion. The wealth of information in this workbook invites selective use and assistance with many aspects of the subject that a student may find challenging. For example, students can answer review questions that enrich their learning and they can work on exercises that help them become thoroughly familiar with the Oxford English Dictionary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155676091
Publisher:
Heinle
Publication date:
04/28/1982
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.32(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.48(d)

Meet the Author

John Algeo is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Georgia. He is past president of the American Dialect Society, the Dictionary Society of North America, and the American Name Society. He was an associate editor of the OXFORD COMPANION TO THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE and editor of Volume 6 of the CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: ENGLISH IN NORTH AMERICA. He was a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar and a Guggenheim Fellow at University College London and is author of the 2006 Cambridge book BRITISH OR AMERICAN ENGLISH? A HANDBOOK OF WORD AND GRAMMAR PATTERNS.

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