Surprises in the Ancestry of Old English

  • by John McWhorter
  • Narrated by John McWhorter
  • 0 hrs and 30 mins
  • Other

Publisher's Summary

Trace the evidence that English derives from a language that was incompletely learned by invaders of northern Europe more than 2,000 years ago. Where were these people from? An analysis of sound changes in their language, Proto-Germanic, leads to an intriguing hypothesis.

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  • Release Date: 03-02-2012
  • Publisher: The Great Courses