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ENGL 5166. History of the English Language (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 with a grade of "C" or better. A study of the linguistic origins of English from Anglo-Saxon to Middle English to modern world Englishes, including an understanding of how varieties of English convey cultural and political meaning.


ENGL 5167. English Grammar (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. A study of the major ways of analyzing English grammar and a detailed study of the structure of sounds, words, and sentences.


ITDS 5105. History and Practice of Translation (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 with C or better. Translation involves more than moving the meanings of words from one language to another; it is, rather, an exchange of meaning across an entire social, cultural, linguistic and material world. Students will discuss problems of translation in books and/or films, and the roles of editing and transcription in translation. Fluency in a language other than English is not required, but some experience and study of a foreign language is recommended. Students will pursue a term-length project on a translation related topic of their own interest.