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Martin Kevorkian, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Spring 2005

E 395N • Old English

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
32755 MWF
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
CAL 323

Course Description

Description: An introduction to Old English, by way of readings in Old English. We’ll learn the language from the texts. First, pronunciation. Then, memorization of the forms of the definite article. Then, the nouns, then the verbs. All will be done by way of readings in the texts. This is a language class. It requires daily attendance and daily preparation, Because it is a preparation for the Beowulf class to be offered next semester.

Grading Policy

Grades: attendance (33%), translation and quizzes (66%). You must have almost perfect attendance and perfect translations/quizzes to earn an “A.”


Bruce Mitchell and Fred Robinson, Guide to Old English, fifth edition.


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