happened: When the Romans left England,
leaving the native Celts defenseless,
four German tribes — the Angles, the Jutes, the Saxons, and the Frisians — took this
opportunity to invade England and established their kingdom. The Celts, defeated by the overwhelming power
of the four German tribes, moved to
Scotland, Ireland and France, leaving the main land to the Germans.
after the most formidable of the four tribes, the Angles. After several hundred years of rule, France
invaded England and established its rule for 400 years. Just like the Romans who introduced Latin in
England, the French introduced 1000s of their words in English. The English
began to add several thousand words to their language. After the French relinquished their
stronghold on England, the rulers of England grouped together and began to
colonize countries outside of England.
Several countries in Africa, Asia,
and in the Americas were colonized.
As they began to spread, the English language was introduced in those
countries and, many words from other languages were incorporated. Gradually, the English language became
dominant and official in many colonized countries.
expanding. Right now, it is the most
dominant, highly diverse, and widely spoken language in the world. Now, let us see the way in which the English
One way to add
words is to borrow words from other languages.
borrowed word from Dutch language.
Data = Latin
Many of the
words in the English language are shortened forms of longer words.
(Music) = Pop
Muscles = Abs
error = Typos
words to our English language is to take two words and crunch it. The new word that is formed if called
“Blend Word”. Notice below
that some letters are dropped in the process.
combining the first letters of words in a pharse. These shortened words formed from the initial
letters are called acronyms. There are
100s are acronyms in the English language.
You can make your own acronyms.
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Vehicle Identification Number
Constable On Patrol
As Well As
putting two words together without changing the spellings.
MADE FROM NAMES AND PLACES:
times, the name of a famous person or place becomes a word.
Charles Boycott Boycott
“Adobe Creek” Adobe
Braille ` Braille
Queen of England Bloody
Bin Saud Saudi
language grows will continue………”