Lindsay Brindley (Master of Arts) Curriculum and Instruction
Adjunct Professor, LSSU
Grant Leader, LSSU Department of Education
Curriculum Consultant, EUPISD
MAKING MODERN ENGLISH
LECTURE 13: The return of English as a standard. LECTURE 14: How we speak:
the great vowel shifT & the making of modern English. LECTURE 15: What we
say: the expanding English vocabulary. LECTURE 16: The shape of modern
English: changes in syntax and grammar. LECTURE 17: Renaissance attutudes
toward teaching English. LECTURE 18: The language og Shakespeare (1): drama,
grammar, & pronunciation. LECTURE 19: The language og Shakespeare (2):
poetry, sound, & sense. LECTURE 20: the Bible in English. LECTURE 21:
Samueal Johnson & his dictionary. LECTURE 22: New standards in English.
LECTURE 23: Semantic change: dictinaries the histories of words. LECTURE
24: Values & words in the 19th & 20th centuries.