History of the English language

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The History Of The English Language Weiss Falko 5HB a Mag. Schaludek-Paletschek Table of contents The Beginning......................................................................... 1 New Developments................................................................. 1 American English.................................................................... 2 English At Work And Play............................... ........................ 3 E.L.T. (English Language Teaching)...................................... 3 Accents And Dialects.............................................................. 3 English Characteistics............................................................ 5 English Today......................................................................... 5 END The history of the English language I would like to talk about the orgin and history of today s English. I will start about 5000 B.C. (Before Christ). At that time a tribe called the Indo-Europeans discovered and spread through central Europe until 3000 B.C. A small part of them were the Celts. They travelled to Britain and brought their own language with them. 2000 years later the Romans arrived in Britain, and Latin was brought into England. 410 A.D. (Anno Domini) the Angles and Saxons came from Holland, Denmark and Germany. Their language was called Englisc old English. Today you can still find some of their words in the dictionary. For example: sheep, earth, work, field, ... 597 A.D. St.Augustine brought ...

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