Семінар 6

Seminar 6

Middle English Grammar. Changes within the Nominal Parts of Speech. Changes within the System of the Verb.

  1. General Characteristics of ME Grammar.
  2. Changes within the Grammatical Categories of the Noun.
  3. Changes within the Noun Declension.
  4. The Adjective. Changes within the Grammatical Categories. Degrees of Comparison.
  5. Changes within the Classes of Pronouns.
  6. Rise of the System of Articles.
  7. Changes within the Verb Classes in ME.
  8. Development of Analytical Forms:
  • The Passive Voice;
  • The Future Tense;
  • The Perfect Forms;
  • The Continuous Aspect9. Development of Non-Finite Forms of the Verb.

 Recommended Literature

Obligatory

  1. Lectures on the theme.
  2. Verba, L. History of the English language = Історія англійської мови : Посібник для вузів / L. Verba; Ed.by E.F. Riccio . – Вінниця : Нова Нова книга, 2006. – P.118-136.
  3. Ilyish, В.A. History of the English Language: учебник / Ilyish, В.A. – Leningrad: Prosvesheniye, 1973. P. 174-179; 180-183; 185-186.
  4. Практикум по истории английского языка / Иванова И.П., Чахоян Л.П., Беляева Т.М. – М., 1985.

Texts for analysis:

Text 13 (p.80), Assignments 1-4, 6-10 (p.81), 1-2 (p.85)

Text 15 (p.87), Assignment 1 (p.88)

Text 16 (p.88), Assignment 8 (p.88)

Text 17 (p.89), Assignment 13 (p.89)

Additional

  1. Rastorguyeva T.A. A History of English. – М.: Высш. шк., 1983. – P. 220-294 (choosing only material on ME).

  2. Studenets G.I.History of the English Language in Tables. – K., 1998.Tables 75-81