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The History Of The English Language In One Chart

The History Of The English Language In One Chart | British life and culture | Scoop.it
Triangulations blogger Sabio Lantz recently put together this rather clever diagram showing how the English language has evolved over the past 3,000 years.
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How did English evolve? - Kate Gardoqui

How did English evolve? - Kate Gardoqui | British life and culture | Scoop.it
What is the difference between "a hearty welcome" and "a cordial reception"? In a brief, action-packed history of the English language, Kate Gardoqui explains why these semantically equal phrases evoke such different images.
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30 of your Britishisms used by Americans

30 of your Britishisms used by Americans | British life and culture | Scoop.it
The Magazine's recent article about the Britishisation of American English prompted readers to respond with examples of their own.

Via David Mainwood / EFL SMARTblog
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BBC - History - British History in depth: Ages of English Timeline

Rogues, knights and fops chart the history of the language...


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English language facts | Visual.ly

English language facts | Visual.ly | British life and culture | Scoop.it
English language has become a global means of communication, it is not only the most widely written (counting scientific articles, periodical and the...

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The History of English in 10 Minutes

The History of English in 10 Minutes | British life and culture | Scoop.it

"Voiced by Clive Anderson, this entertaining romp through 'The History of English' squeezes 1600 years of history into 10 one-minute bites, uncovering the sources of English words and phrases from Shakespeare and the King James Bible to America and the Internet. Bursting with fascinating facts, the series looks at how English grew from a small tongue into a major global language before reflecting on the future of English in the 21st century.  From the Open University.


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Heather Lam's curator insight, November 25, 2013 11:24 PM

how English language has evolved