Table of contents for The Cambridge encyclopedia of the English language / David Crystal.

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1. Modelling English
Part I. The History of English: 2. The origins of English
3. Old English
4. Middle English
5. Early Modern English
6. Modern English
7. World English
Part II. English Vocabulary: 8. The nature of the lexicon
9. The sources of the lexicon
10. Etymology
11. The structure of the lexicon
12. Lexical dimensions
Part III. English Grammar: 13. Grammatical mythology
14. The structure of words
15. Word classes
16. The structure of sentences
Part IV. Spoken and Written English: 17. The sound system
18. The writing system
Part V. Using English: 19. Varieties of discourse
20. Regional variation
21. Social variation
22. Personal variation
Part VI. Learning about English: 23. Learning English as a mother tongue
24. New ways of studying English

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