English 311 midterm study guide
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Great vowel shift starting from "a"
a--> e(i)-->i --> ai
Great vowel shift starting from backwards c or "law"
law --> o(U) load --> u (luke) --> au (loud)
extensions (web) reduction (dog and hound) elevation , degradation
Grandmother language to english
English Mother Language
English Aunty Language
Latin came from Italic family
English Sister languages
German, dutch, yiddish, danish, icelandic, Norwegian,
French, spanish, Italian, Portuguese
- Anglo-Norman Kingdom
- Normans in control (french)
English borrowed 75% of its language from...
Major Historical moments for the English Language
Old English, Norman Invasion, Early modern english, Modern english,
When was the Renaissance
During the Early Modern English Period
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