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The history of the english language


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English language- guide

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The history of the english language

  1. 1. The history of the English language
  2. 2. The Celts (600 BC) BELL Lake London Exeter Whiskey
  4. 4. The Romans (43 AD – 410 AD) • - Spoke Latin. Included words such as: villa, casino, fame, flame... HADRIAN’S WALL
  5. 5. Fought Queen Boudicca
  6. 6. Angles, Saxons and Jutes - Gave England the name the name Angle-land or England - Words like: anybody, answer, baby, boots, bed, cat, what, wood
  7. 7. Alfred the Great – united the seven kingdoms
  8. 8. William of Normandy- 1066 • - introduced French words such as: villain, priest, dungeon, armour...