Identities through English 1 (2020/2021)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
cod wi: DT000032
Name of lecturer
Roberta Facchinetti
Coordinator
Roberta Facchinetti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
0.5
Academic sector
L-LIN/12 - LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - ENGLISH
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
A.A. 20/21 dottorato dal Oct 1, 2020 al Sep 30, 2021.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the lesson is to illustrate the role played by historical grammars and dictionaries in the process of standardization of the English language and consequently in the development of the identity of the English language.

Syllabus

- Historical corpora and databases that cover grammar books and dictionaries of English
- Software of analysis currently available for the scrutiny of historical grammar books and dictionaries
- Focus on three scholars who have contributed to the development of the identity of English: Peter LEVINS, Anthony HUISH, Percival LEIGH

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Facchinetti Roberta Lexicographers and Grammarians in the History of English (Edizione 1) QuiEdit 2019 978-88-6464-551-3

Assessment methods and criteria

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