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  1. Principal Features of Germanic Languages
  2. Word Stress in Indo-European and Common Germanic
  3. Common Germanic Vowel Shift, Common Germanic Fracture
  4. Indo-European and Germanic Ablaut
  5. The Unstressed Vocalism and its Role in the Morphological Structure of the language
  6. Verner’s Law. Rhotacism
  7. Basic Grammatical Features of Germanic Languages
  8. Principal Features of Germanic Vocabulary
  9. Periods in the History of English
  10. Angles, Saxons and Jutes: their original home and migration to the British Isles. The Old English Heptarchy.
  11. The role of Wessex in unifying the country. Old English literary monuments.
  12. Indo-European, Common Germanic and classical Old English phonemic systems compared.
  13. Development of Vowels in Unstressed Syllables in Old English
  14. The Old English Vowel System. Phonological Processes in OE and their Traces in Modern English
  15. Development of Vowels in OE
  16. Lengthening of Vowels in OE
  17. The Origin and Status of short diphthongs in OE
  18. Development of Consonants in OE
  19. The declension of the Noun in OE. Types of stems
  20. The Categories of the OE Adjective and their further development
  21. The Pronoun in OE
  22. Nominal Grammatical Categories in OE and their Historical Development
  23. Verbal Grammatical Categories in OE
  24. The Morphological Classification of the OE Verbs
  25. Strong Verbs in OE
  26. Weak Verbs in OE
  27. Preterite-Present Verbs in OE and their further development
  28. The Non-Finite forms of the Verb in OE and their further development
  29. The Word formation in OE
  30. The Structure of the Simple sentence in OE
  31. The Linguistic Consequences of the Scandinavian Invasion
  32. Principal Features of OE Syntax
  33. OE Vocabulary
  34. ME Vowels: Quantitative Changes
  35. ME Vowels: Qualitative Changes
  36. Reduction of Vowels in Final Unstressed Syllables in ME
  37. Formation of New Diphthongs in ME Sources of new ME diphthongs
  38. Changes within the Consonant System in ME
  39. General Characteristics of Middle English Grammar
  40. Changes within the Noun System in ME
  41. Rise of the Article System in ME
  42. Changes within the Adjective System in ME
  43. Changes within the Pronoun System in ME
  44. Categories of the Verb in ME
  45. Changes within the System of Strong and Weak Verbs in ME
  46. Scandinavian Borrowings in ME
  47. French Borrowings in ME
  48. Changes in Orthography in ME
  49. The Linguistic Consequences of the Norman Conquest
  50. Development of Non-Finite Forms of the Verb in the English Language
  51. Development of Perfect Forms in English
  52. Development of Continuous Aspect in English
  53. Development of Future and Passive in English
  54. Historical Development of Analytical Forms of the Verb in English
  55. Formation of New Short Vowels in Mod E
  56. Formation of New Long Vowels in Mod E
  57. The Great Vowel Shift
  58. Development of Vowels in Unstressed Syllables in OE, ME, Early New English
  59. Changes within the Consonant System in Early New English
  60. Changes within the Verb System in Mod E
  61. Development of Vocabulary in Mod E
  62. Formation of the National Literary English Language
  63. Latin Borrowings throughout the Development of the English Language