History of the English language

A West Germanic language that originated from the Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to Britain by Germanic invaders. Information for the culture of the Germanic peoples. The history of influence of foreign elements to the English language. Foreign words.

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  • History of English in the systemic conception of English. Connection of the subject with other disciplines. Synchrony and diachrony in the language study. The Formation of the English National Language. Periods in the History of the English Language.

    курс лекций, добавлен 16.11.2013

  • Studying of the history of Britain and Early Old English before the appearance of Old English in 7th BC. Pre-Germanic Britain. The Celtic Period in the history of English. The Roman invasion. The arrival of Germanic tribes. The beginning of Old English.

    реферат, добавлен 24.02.2016

  • Indo-European and Germanic Influences. The development of the English under the influence of other cultures. The linguistic division between the layers of the population. The principal distinction between early- and late-modern English is vocabulary.

    реферат, добавлен 31.01.2016

  • Changing the vocabulary of the English language throughout history, the emergence of new words and lexical forms. Latin and Greek roots as an important source for the formation of English words. The reasons for borrowing words from foreign languages.

    презентация, добавлен 23.01.2015

  • The study of varieties of speech and variation in language. Germanic tribes and regions in England where they mainly settled. Writing and sounds in Old English. Stress in old English. The distinction between two types of low vowels, front and back.

    реферат, добавлен 10.01.2012

  • The overview of the history of the development of English language. The historical survey above shows the ways in which English vocabulary developed and of the major events through which it acquired its vast modern resources (elements of borrowings).

    реферат, добавлен 13.09.2012

  • English borrowings in youth languages. The history of the formation and development of the term "jargon". Anglo-Germanic, English-Ukrainian linguistic contacts. The cases of anglicisms’ and americanisms’ in the language of Ukrainian and German youth.

    статья, добавлен 12.05.2018

  • History of development and feature of English language at different stages - from the Celtic times to language of the Middle Ages and modern English. Riches of literary and folklore language of Englishmen, features of English proverbs and tongue twisters.

    реферат, добавлен 19.02.2010

  • The main periods in the history of the English language as a subject. Formation of Germanic states in Britain. The system of writing in Old English period. Runic alphabet, its notable features. Types of runic inscriptions. The letters and pronunciation.

    курсовая работа, добавлен 22.01.2015

  • The Roman legions against barbarian attacks. The account of the migrations from Germany. The nature of the influx of Germanic peoples. The leadership of Ambrosius Aurelianus. The term Anglo-Saxon its meaning. Migration of Germanic peoples to Britain.

    реферат, добавлен 10.11.2011

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