Complete Old English
Dr Mark Atherton
Designed for complete beginners, and tested for years with real learners, this enhanced ebook edition of Complete Old English offers a bridge from the textbook to the real world, enabling you to learn the grammar, understand the vocabulary and even how to translate such canonical texts as Beowulf and the earliest version of the Lord's Prayer from a critical point in our history.
Structured around authentic material, using online audio to aid pronunciation, and introducing both a grammar perspective and a full introduction to essential vocabulary, this course also features:
-22 learning units plus maps and verb guide
-New edition features key set texts in an Appendix, in a title suitable for classroom or self-study use
-Authentic materials - language taught through key texts
-Teaches the key skills - reading and understanding Old English grammar and vocabulary
-Culture insights - learn about the culture and religion of the Anglo-Saxons
-Self tests and learning activities - see and track your own progress
This journey to the heart of Old English takes the reader back over fifteen centuries to Anglo-Saxon times, and the language used then. It uses only original and primary materials to teach the earliest known historical form of the English language as it was spoken by the Anglo-Saxon settlers and their descendants.
Please note that not all devices support the audio/video component of enhanced ebooks. We recommend you download a sample to check compatibility with your device.
Alternatively, you'll be able to access the audio for free via the Teach Yourself Library app or online from https://library.teachyourself.com/.