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Key Events in the History of the English Language
This timeline offers a glimpse at some of the key events that helped to shape the English language over the past 1500 years.
English as a Native Language - ENL - Grammar and Composition
The variety of the English language spoken by people who acquired English as their first language or mother tongue.
Why Should We Study the English Language?
Some books about the English language are cleverly written--playful, humorous, and all too often littered with inaccuracies. At the other end of the shelf are the ...
How French Has Influenced English - French Language - About.com
The English language has been shaped by a number of other languages over the centuries, and most English speakers know that Latin and German were two of ...
Learn English as a Second Language
Learn English with the About.com guide to English as a 2nd language (ESL / EFL ). Learn English using resources including English grammar explanations, ...
English Language: Definition, Examples, and Discussions
English is the primary language of several countries (including Australia, Canada , New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States) and a second ...
A Quirky Quiz on the English Language - Grammar and Composition
As these 15 quirky questions indicate, About Grammar & Composition covers a wide range of topics related to the English language. Take a few minutes to test ...
Definition and Examples of Vocabulary - Grammar and Composition
Vocabulary is all the words of a language, or the words used by a particular person or group. ... "How many words are there in the English language? "No easy ...
New Words, by Brander Matthews - Part Two of "Is the English ...
In this excerpt from the essay "Is the English Language Deteriorating?" (written in 1918), Brander Matthews argues that language is nourished by "new usages ...
AP English Language and Composition Exam (page two) - Glossary ...
AP English Language and Composition Exam: 100 Key Terms (page two). Glossary of Important Grammatical, Literary, and Rhetorical Terms. By Richard ...
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