↠ The History of the English Language, 2nd Edition Ä Seth Lerer

  • Title: The History of the English Language, 2nd Edition
  • Author: Seth Lerer
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 307
  • Format: Audible Audio

  • ↠ The History of the English Language, 2nd Edition Ä Seth Lerer - The History of the English Language, 2nd Edition, The History of the English Language nd Edition This course offers an overview of the English language that is literary historical cultural political and scientific in its scope and designed to give you greater insight into the written and spok
    Seth Lerer
    Professor Seth Lerer 1956 is a contemporary Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Stanford University, specialising in historical analyses of the English language, in addition to critical analyses of the works of several authors, including in particular Geoffrey Chaucer.


    Aure `Reading With The Dark`
    Great, great book I cannot stress enough how great this book is Nor do I think I m capable to do justice for this book with my mediocre review.This book is exactly what it says it is It s a history of the English language Where it came from, how it d formed All grouped in lectures from the author An absolute MUST read Peace,A.

    I suppose a topic as large as The History of the English Language is too large to thoroughly cover in a mere twelve hours for this The Great Courses title left me somewhat disappointed, most likely because I could not help but compare it to Melvyn Bragg s The Adventure of English miniseries I saw on The History Channel years ago Unfortunately Dr Seth Lerer is no Melvyn Bragg and The Great Courses is not the BBC The course is broken into three main parts, the roots of English and Old English, Mid [...]

    For the most part, deeply enjoyable Full of details and interesting takes on historical researchers of language.The three lectures I was unsure of, or felt could have been handled in a thoughtful or thorough way, were the lectures on Black American English, Indian English, and the influence of technology on English Much of the phraseology is awkward in the first two lectures I mention, and has unfortunate implications, and while I appreciate the frequently verbalized rejection of value judgment [...]

    Really interesting course I m not a native english speaker which means I could also learn a couple of things from this than someone who is.I would not recommend it to someone who is not fairly fluent in english as it s clearly aimed for native english speakers.If you re interested in languages this is definetely one you would enjoy I would say that the first half is 5 5 and the second half is 3 5 which makes this a 4 star average a bit slower towards the end as it is quite a few hours all toget [...]

    Ash Rowe
    I found this interesting and entertaining I love learning about the English Language and I think this audio did a good job covering a lot of the history It expanded my knowledge of English and the love of the history for it If anything this book has me looking forward to learning about the History of the English Language.

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