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Intermediate Level

Everybody with a general interest in prehistoric and ancient Europe and Asia as well as comparative linguistics 

Approx. 18 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Investigate the evolution of words and sounds in Indo-European languages

  • Explain how Indo-European languages are related to each other

  • Discuss the interplay between linguistics, archaeology and genetics

  • Explore the oldest written sources of Indo-European languages

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Intermediate Level

Everybody with a general interest in prehistoric and ancient Europe and Asia as well as comparative linguistics 

Approx. 18 hours to complete
English

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Universiteit Leiden

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Week 1
1 hour to complete

The Indo-European language family

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 11 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
2
Week 2
2 hours to complete

Language Change

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 20 min), 9 readings, 4 quizzes
Week
3
Week 3
3 hours to complete

Greek and Sanskrit

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 46 min), 11 readings, 4 quizzes
Week
4
Week 4
2 hours to complete

Iranian and Armenian

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 21 min), 6 readings, 5 quizzes

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