CLASS 1699

CLASS 1699

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

Where do the words we use come from? This course examines the history and structure of the English vocabulary from its distant Indo-European roots to the latest in technical jargon and slang. Topics include formal and semantic change, taboo and euphemism, borrowing, new words from old, "learned" English loans from Greek and Latin, slang, and society.

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (HA-AS, ETM-AS, HST-AS)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: LING 1109

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7977CLASS 1699  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Nussbaum, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7978CLASS 1699  DIS 201

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Nussbaum, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7979CLASS 1699  DIS 202

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Nussbaum, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online