3910Ex#1 - HU3910 Language Issues in the World Essay Exam...

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HU3910 Language Issues in the World Spring 2008 Essay Exam #1 (take home) Given: Thurs., 2/14/08 Due: Tues., 2/21/08 Coverage: Fennell Chapters 1-5; videos: Mother Tongue, Muse of Fire; Total word limit for both answers is about 800-1000 words, which breaks down to about 1.5 to 2 pages for each question . Please write out 2 answers in total ( one from each set ), due in class next Thursday. Note that for some of these questions, there is no one right answer; your grade depends more on how you make your case. Excellent answers combine linguistic evidence (either examples from the book or new relevant examples that you provide ), clear definitions or obvious understanding of appropriate linguistic terminology, and perceptive analysis that relates your answer to the topics in class. PART A (choose 1) 1. Create a timeline that into order these “influences” on English, from the oldest (to arrive on the British Isles) to the most recent, giving years (or their approximations)
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course HU 3910 taught by Professor Bergvall during the Spring '08 term at Michigan Technological University.

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3910Ex#1 - HU3910 Language Issues in the World Essay Exam...

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