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Myths, lies, and half-truths of language usage

moving image Myths, lies, and half-truths of language usage

Summary
Taught by acclaimed linguist, author, and Professor John McWhorter of Columbia University, Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage dispels the cloud of confusion that clings to English, giving you a crystal-clear view of why we use it the w... Read more
Contents
Disc 1: 1. Alarm over the decay of English -- 2. Surprises in the ancestry of old English -- 3. Not exactly Anglo-Saxon -- 4. Don't forget the Celtic connection -- 5. From insider language to Lingua Franca -- 6. English as easy German -- disc 2: 7... Read more
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Description
4 videodiscs (12 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 147 pages ; 19 cm).
Publisher
Teaching Company 2012

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TADL-KBL 420.9 McW in Adult Non-fiction Available
TADL-KBL DVD 420.9 McW in Adult Non-fiction Available

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