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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

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William Caxton showing specimens of his printing to King Edward IV and his Queen.

The course will offer an overview of important changes within each period of the history of English at different levels of language, including spelling, grammar and vocabulary. Linguistic changes will be studied in conjunction with historical and cultural events, such as the Norman Conquest or the introduction of printing in England by William Caxton.

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Unless otherwise stated, teaching and assessment for ICE courses are in English. Students whose first language is not English should refer to the Competence in the English Language Policy for further guidance.

Printable versions of our brochures are available to download from the Institute Publications page.

Course dates

01 Jul 2016 to 03 Jul 2016

Course duration

1 weekend(s)

Course fee

£260

Accommodation fees

Single room: £60 per night

Double/Twin room £50 per person, per night (2 people sharing)

Venue

Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
CB23 8AQ
UK

Qualifications / Credits

Non-accredited

Course code

1516NRX120