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    • Welcome to theDepartmental Seminar ofEnglish Topic: Changes in English Language During Renaissance
    • Prepared By:Provat Regon & Debajit Borah Department of English BA 3rd Semester . Bahona College
    • Contents:1. Abstract.2. Introduction.3. History.4. Changes in Grammar.5. Changes in Pronounciation.6. Changes in Spelling.7. Changes in the field of Vocabulary.8. Conclusion.9. Bibliography.
    • Abstract:* We work on the changes took place in English during Renaissance.* Get help from our text book and some another books and internet sources to prepare this presentation.*In Renaissance, English language took changes mainly in Pronunciation, Grammar Spelling and in the field of vocabulary..
    • * The English language has been gradually departing from its original Teutonic character and reach the modern status.
    • Introduction:The English language is the richest language of the world. It is accepted as the international language.
    • Language is not static, it got changes with the passing time. Change is constantly going on in every age.English got the modern stage by changing and developing it’s origin.
    • By Origin English includes in the family ofIndo-European languages.
    • Changes took place in Renaissance:During Renaissance English language got many changes into its- Grammar Pronounciation Spelling. & Vocabulary
    • Changes in Grammar:The Renaissance period give the existence of modern grammar. It helps in the development of Synonyms and the use of classical derivation to correspond to a native noun. Examples: King-Kingly Hand-Manual Nasal-Nosey
    • Changes in Pronounciation:* The letter a was pronounced before the consonants k, f th , and as long a .Example: bath, father, rather, ask, task, flask, master, craft, etc.* For the long pronounciation of a the sound of l is silent in some words.Example: Palm, Half, Calf, Calm, etc.
    • * The pronounciation of word a became ei in some words:Example- Cake, Ale, Dame, Fame, etc.* Orthographically the Middle English long vowel e was represented by ee, ie, ea.Example: feet, seek, deep, heat, seat, cat, field, believe, etc.
    • * By the end of the sixteenth century the long ihad completed the process of diphthongization to ai . Example: fire, write, light, life, blind, etc. * The Middle English long u had become the diphthong au. Examples: house, mouse, cow, etc.
    • Graphical Representation:
    • Changes in Spelling:It is one of remarkable results in Renaissance:Examples of some words:
    • Before Renaissance After RenaissanceDette DebtDoute doubtIndite IndictQuire ChoirFaute Fault
    • Growth of Vocabulary: During the English Renaissance, (1500–1650), some 10,000 to 12,000 words entered the English lexicon, including lexicon. Examples: aberration, allusion, anachronism, democratic, dexterity, enthusiasm, imaginary, juvenile, pernicious, sophisticated. Many of these words were borrowed directly from Latin, both in its classical and medieval forms. In turn, Late Latin also included borrowings from Greek..
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    • Conclusion:The vast impact of Renaissance carried out a flood of new thoughts and knowledge. It helps in artificiality and made a distinction between literary and spoken English.
    • Biobliography:F.T Wood., An Outline of English Language-(page:89-106)CL Wrenn , The English Language.Otto Jespersen, Growth and Structure of the English Language-.www.slideshare.com)www.anglik.net)- Websites.
    •  Thank you All for being with us.