The grand repository of the English language

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries Dictionnaires: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spence, Thomas, Grand repository of the English language,   Thomas Spence's Grand Repository differs from the many English pronouncing dictionaries produced in the late eighteenth century firstly in that it was intended primarily for the lower classes, and secondly in that it used a truly 'phonetic' script in the sense of one sound = one symbol.

In this unique account, Joan Beal pays attention to the actual pronunciations with a view to Cited by: Spence, Thomas, -- -- Grand repository of the English language.

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of the book, tracing the history of the language from prehistoric Indo-European days through Old English, Middle English, and early Modern English up to the present time. The final three chapters deal with vocabulary—the meaning, making, and borrowing of words.

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There are three main divisions in the history of English and these were reflected in the presentations which were given during the term: Old English ( to ) Middle English ( to ).

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* "Essay towards a Practical Grammar Usage" by James. Chapter 4: Old English: This chapter will focus on the characteristics of Old English, including the extant written sources, spelling, and the runic alphabet.

In addition, we will consider (and listen to) the sounds of Old English, discuss its Old English, including the system of endings.

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Now in a reprint edition, The Stories of English by David Crystal, the British linguist, academic, and author, gives focus to the regional dialects that shape modern usage of the English language. He uses a central chronological tale throughout the book and demonstrates that English is always evolving, thanks to its multiform varieties.Editions for A History of the English Language: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), X (Paperback.

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