Take your Pick -- Lifelong Learning Adventures for Curious Hearts

Take your Pick -- Lifelong Learning Adventures for Curious Hearts
" It is almost impossible to go through a whole day without learning something .. " so go ahead, take your pick and start your journey .. Lifelong Learning Adventures inspired by Charlotte Mason Homeschooling with a Living Books Curriculum

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Story of English - Episode 2

The Story of English - Episode 2




Surveys the history of the English language from the Anglo-Saxon invasion and its impact on the language to the Norman French influence on Chaucer and the English language as a whole. The impact of Old Norse and Scandinavian place names is discussed. The impact of William Caxton's first printing press in England is discussed, especially with respect to standardization of spelling. The following notables are mentioned: Sir William Jones. [Corresponds to chapter 2 of the book]

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