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GER 465 A - Ling Structures of German - History of Germanic Languages

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Survey of the linguistic structures of German in historical, geographic, and social context. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: Three years of college German or equivalent.

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GER 465/SCAN 494 - Spring 2020. Topic: History of the Germanic Languages. In this course, we will explore the historical development of the Germanic languages, from Proto-Indo-European to the present day. We will discuss regional, cultural, and social aspects of languages variation and change, with a primary focus on German and the Scandinavian languages. The course will be taught in English, though knowledge of a Germanic languages (other than Modern English) will be helpful.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Spring


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