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English is a West Germanic language that originated from Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to Britain in the mid 5th to 7th centuries AD by Germanic invaders and ...

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The history of English is conventionally, if perhaps too neatly, divided into three ... By that time Latin, Old Norse (the language of the Viking invaders), and ...

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The History of English - How the English language went from an obscure Germanic dialect to a global language.

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English language, West Germanic language of the Indo-European language family that is closely related to Frisian, German, and Dutch (in Belgium called ...

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The history of English is long, winding, and complex – but here are 5 events that shaped the history of English, and gave us the language we use today.

www.englishclub.com/history-of-english

The history of the English language really started with the arrival of three Germanic tribes who invaded Britain during the 5th century AD. These tribes, the  ...

www.studyenglishtoday.net/english-language-history.html

The history of the English language has traditionally been divided into three main periods: Old English (450-1100 AD), Middle English (1100-circa 1500 AD) and ...

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Indo-European and Germanic Influences. English is a member of the Indo- European family of languages. This broad family includes most of the European ...

linguistics.byu.edu/classes/Ling450ch/reports/english2.html

The history of the English language is of significance because English is spoken more frequently than any other language except Chinese, according to the ...