Global Wording by Charles Hodgson audiobook

Global Wording: The Fascinating Story of the Evolution of English

By Charles Hodgson
Read by Charles Hodgson

Macmillan Audio 9781427203304
1.26 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781427203298

In the same engaging style and humor that has attracted 4.5 million downloads of the Podictionary podcast, Global Wording traces the development of our language using easily recognizable milestones such as Beowulf, William the Conqueror, Chaucer and Shakespeare. Rather than relying on scores of dates and boring facts, Hodgson instead punctuates his story with anecdotes about why these characters were so memorable, as well as interesting details on how we know what we know and the conditions of life over the years as they affected the growth of our language.

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Summary

In the same engaging style and humor that has attracted 4.5
million downloads of the Podictionary podcast, Global Wording traces the development of our language using easily recognizable
milestones such as Beowulf, William the Conqueror, Chaucer and
Shakespeare. Rather than relying on scores of dates and boring facts, Hodgson instead punctuates his story with anecdotes about why these characters were so memorable, as well as interesting details on how we know what we know and the conditions of life over the years as they affected the growth of our language.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 1.26
Audience: Adult
Language: English