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🎧 Lecture 25 of The Story of Human Language by John McWhorter

Listened to Lectures 25: The Story of Human Language by John McWhorterJohn McWhorter from The Great Courses: Linguistics

Lecture 25: A New Perspective on the Story of English
We trace English back to its earliest discernible roots in Proto-Indo-European and follow its fascinating development, including an ancient encounter with a language possibly related to Arabic and Hebrew.

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7 thoughts on “🎧 Lecture 25 of The Story of Human Language by John McWhorter”

    1. These lectures and Lerer’s are awesome, but are almost over. While a nice introduction, we’re going to need something beyond the introductory level in linguistics next… Anything brewing? #diggingdeeper #lifelonglearner

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