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  • Varieties of English
    by Monica on March 26, 2014 at 1:17 PM
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  • The Adventure of English Ep.6
    by Monica on April 15, 2012 at 1:02 AM
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    SPEAKING PROPER The first English dictionary was produced in eighteenth-century Britain and a gaggle of grammarians dictated new rules on the language even as it continued to evolve and the spoken word became a badge of the classes since using an inappropriate word could result in social ruin.

  • The Adventure of English Ep.5
    by Monica on April 15, 2012 at 1:00 AM
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    Melvyn Bragg follows the English language overseas and investigates how the language spoken in the British Isles becomes the most widely spoken in history. When the language came to America with a small group of seventeenth- century immigrants it survives by an unlikely coincidence and America's take on it leads to a robust development of new vocabulary that stretched worldwide.

  • The Adventure of English Ep.4
    by Monica on April 15, 2012 at 12:59 AM
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    THIS EARTH, THIS REALM THIS ENGLAND During the reign of Elizabeth I new words appeared due to foreign trade while scholars introduced Latin terms into the language where a dispute began to keep English 'pure' and new terms and phrases were born thanks to Shakespeare and his combining both the languages of the aristocracy and the common people. ITV

  • The Adventure of English Ep.3
    by Monica on April 15, 2012 at 12:57 AM
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    English becomes the language of God

  • The Adventure of English Ep.2
    by Monica on April 15, 2012 at 12:52 AM
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    English Goes Underground Melvyn Bragg travels throughout Britain to explore the roots of the English language and explores its survival following the conquest of England in 1066 where during this period only the French and Latin languages where used by the aristocracy and state affairs while the lowly language of English survived with the peasant class.

  • The Adventure of English Ep.1
    by Monica on April 15, 2012 at 12:50 AM
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    Birth of a Language Melvyn Bragg travels throughout Britain to explore the roots of the English language which evolved from a German dialect that arrived in the country in the fifth century and evolved into a language that is understood by more people around the world and explores its history that helped it to become what it is today. ©ITV

  • The History of English in 10 Minutes
    by Monica on April 12, 2012 at 12:47 AM
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    A compilation of ten funny videos on the history of the English language by the Open University.

  • The Difference between UK, GB & England
    by Monica on December 1, 2011 at 4:24 AM
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    The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained

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