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Using Anglo-Saxon Language
Using Anglo-Saxon Language
Using Anglo-Saxon Language
Using Anglo-Saxon Language
Using Anglo-Saxon Language
Using Anglo-Saxon Language
Using Anglo-Saxon Language
Using Anglo-Saxon Language
Using Anglo-Saxon Language
Using Anglo-Saxon Language
Using Anglo-Saxon Language
Using Anglo-Saxon Language
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Using Anglo-Saxon Language

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Powerpoint presentation to teach students to write a narrative paragragh using Anglo-Saxon words.

Powerpoint presentation to teach students to write a narrative paragragh using Anglo-Saxon words.

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  • 1. Understanding Anglo-Saxon Words History and Development
  • 2. Motivation An understanding of the history and development of the English language will help one to select the correct words for writing for on a particular subject and for a specific audience.
  • 3. Motivation <ul><li>The English language comes from the language of the Angles, the Saxons, the Jutes and other Germanic tribes </li></ul><ul><li>Anglo-Saxon words are the basis of English </li></ul><ul><li>We use Anglo-Saxon to speak of everyday objects and strong feelings </li></ul>
  • 4. Motivation <ul><li>In contrast, </li></ul><ul><li>French words are more melodic and formal </li></ul><ul><li>Latin/Greek based words have an educated, intellectual feeling. </li></ul>
  • 5. Motivation-Comparison of the Three Languages <ul><li>Anglo-Saxon French Latin/Greek </li></ul><ul><li> ask question interrogate </li></ul><ul><li>dead deceased defunct </li></ul><ul><li>help aid assist </li></ul><ul><li>rise mount ascend </li></ul>
  • 6. Guided Practice <ul><li>Look at the list of words and put them in the correct category. Anglo-Saxon, French, or Latin/Greek </li></ul><ul><li>end terror trepidation </li></ul><ul><li>finish conclude attractive </li></ul><ul><li> thin beautiful emaciated </li></ul><ul><li>spare fear fair </li></ul>
  • 7. Instruction Characteristics of Anglo-Saxon Words <ul><li>Has one or two syllables </li></ul><ul><li>If the word has more than one syllable, then the accent is on the first syllable. </li></ul>
  • 8. Instruction Characteristics <ul><li>May have an silent e </li></ul><ul><li>The silent e is there because English speakers used to pronounce it. It usually, but not always, signals a lone vowel. </li></ul>
  • 9. Instruction Characteristics <ul><li>Often has a consonant blend </li></ul><ul><li>These words have a powerful sound. These words are great for poetry. </li></ul>
  • 10. Instruction Characteristics <ul><li>Is a simple word that no one had to teach you </li></ul>
  • 11. Instruction Characteristics <ul><li>Often has a gh or ght </li></ul><ul><li>English speakers used to pronounce these words with a guttural or Germanic sound. This explains the odd spelling of, for example, neighbor and night. </li></ul>
  • 12. Instruction Characteristics <ul><li>May have a double ee or oo </li></ul>

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