Beginning Old English

Beginning Old English
Author: Carole Hough , John Corbett
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1403993491
Date: 2007
Pages: 240
Format: PDF
Size: 1.64MB

This is a simple introduction to Old English for students with little or no linguistic knowledge. Unlike other textbooks on the subject, Beginning Old English focuses on the explanation and illustration of how the language works, using accessible illustrations from simplified Old English texts and demonstrating how many feature of present-day English have their roots in this stage of the language. It also includes long extracts from popular Old English works for use in the classroom.