Introduction this study aims at studying the language needs of under graduates students, revealing the discrepancies of different participants with respect to actual english language skills and target language skills and then suggest corrections in curriculum, wherever required the study is conducted. A brief history of the english language english is a member of the indo- european family of languages this broad family includes most of the european languages spoken today the indo-european family includes several major branches: latin and the modern romance languages (french etc) the germanic languages. The history of the english language the english language has changed in many different ways through time the english language mainly changed through. House of mirth i need an essay about historical development of english language short essay asked by fefe a #243299 6 years ago 4/17/2012 8:40 am last updated by jill d #170087 6 years ago 4/17/2012 8:45 am. 4 71 22 samuel johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list history's greatest essayists looksharp added samuel johnson a dictionary of the english language, samuel johnson's dictionary: selections from the 1755 work that defined the english language, life of mr richard savage.
English was originally the language of england, but through the historical efforts of the british empire it has become the primary or secondary language of many former british colonies such as the united states, canada, australia, and india currently, english is the primary language of not only countries. Language is important because it's one of the main ways to communicate and interact with other people around us it keeps us in contact with other people english language is an example for the importance of a language because it is the international language and has become the most important language to people in. Syndicate this essay but actually, it's us who are odd: almost all european languages belong to one family – indo-european – and of all of them, english is the only one that doesn't assign genders and it became peculiar because of the slings and arrows – as well as caprices – of outrageous history.
The closest undoubted living relatives of english are scots and frisian frisian is a language spoken by approximately half a million people in the dutch province of friesland, in nearby areas of germany, and on a few islands in the north sea the history of the english language has traditionally been divided into three main. Celebrate english language day english language day aims to entertain and inform people about the history, culture and achievements associated with the language the day often features book-reading events, english quizzes, poetry and literature exchanges, and other activities that promote the english language.
English: the world's language english is the world's leading international language it is the principal language spoken in britain, the usa, canada, australia, new zealand, and some other countries such as uganda and botswana almost 400 million people in the world speak english as their first language (estimates of. English is a germanic language, with a grammar and a core vocabulary inherited from proto-germanic however, a significant portion of the english vocabulary comes from romance and latinate sources a portion of these borrowings come directly from latin, or through one of the romance languages, particularly. The history of english - how the english language went from an obscure germanic dialect to a global language.
Voiced by clive anderson, this entertaining romp through 'the history of english' squeezes 1600 years of history into 10 one-minute bites, uncovering the 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. Politics and the english language (1946) is an essay by george orwell that criticises the ugly and inaccurate written english of his time and examines the connection between political orthodoxies and the debasement of language the essay focuses on political language, which, according to orwell, is designed to make.