This resource site has been designed to provide support and extension activities for all users of this text whether you’re a lecturer organising your teaching around the book or a student looking for material to help direct and reinforce your learning. We envisage this site to be used in tandem with the textbook to create and deliver a complete teaching package for lecturers and students.
The website is divided into the following sections and sub sections:We hope that you find the website both interesting and informative.
- Audio downloads
This section provides Mp3 files containing readings from Old and Middle English texts
- Text Commentary Book
This sections contains the worked examples and textual analyses of many Activities from the book. It also provides additional material on:
1. Old English pronunciation
2. Old English grammar
3. Specific transcriptions and translations
4. English spelling today
5. The development of English spelling
- Word Book
The Word Book contains a complete word-list in alphabetical order for each Old and Middle English text and for selected Early Modern English texts. It also contains lists of loan-words from the early 13th to the 20th centuries.