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Introduction to Old English - ENGL4129

Year - 2020

Old English-the ancestor of Modern English-was the language of England from the fifth century until the twelfth. Literature written in Old English includes the epic Beowulf beside a rich variety of other poetry, as well as historical texts. This unit introduces students to the language of the Anglo-Saxons through the study of Old English texts.

1x1hr lecture/week, 2x1hr tutorials/week

1x1.5hr Exam (35%), 1x2000wd Essay (50%), 1x1000wd equivalent Translation exercise (15%)


ENGL3621 or ENGL3622 or ENGL3631 or ENGL3632 or ENGL3633


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: English
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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