In this module you will develop your understanding of the linguistic system of Old English beyond the introductory level covered in Old English I. This knowledge will be developed and supported through data analysis and close, linguistically informed readings of Old English texts.
By the end of this module, students will:
This module will be capped at 35.
Students must have successfully completed:
Or Anglo-Saxon Literature (ENG00012I) with permission of the instructor.
A minimum of 24 contact hours, made up of lectures, seminars and practicals.
|2||Review Old English grammar|
|3-5||Reading Old English prose|
|7-10||Reading and analysing Old English poetry|
*Note that the programme is provisional and the timings may change.
We will use the following textbook:
Other materials will be provided on the VLE.
Written feedback on summative assignments will be provided within 4 weeks.
All modules provide an opportunity to work on general oral/written communication skills (in class and in assessments) and general self management (organising your studies), alongside the specific skills in language or linguistics that the module teaches.
In addition, this module will allow you to particularly develop skills in the application of data analysis skills. In this module you will have the opportunity to analyse primary linguistic data (Old English texts). You will apply your existing linguistic knowledge and skills to solve new problems and tackle new questions.
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About this module
- Module name
Old English II
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- Term(s) taught