Today, English is spoken or used by nearly a quarter of all the people in the world. But who were the first speakers of the language and how has the language changed? How did English travel across the globe and how will it change in the future? Here is a story of invasion and conquest, of exploration and adventure, of poetry and literature, of business and technology. Find out how people like St Augustine, William of Normandy, William Shakespeare, Noah Webster, and many others have influenced and shaped the English language.
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Brigit Viney is a successful writer who has contributed a new title to the Oxford Bookworms Factfiles series. The History of the English Language uncovers the origins of this world language. Christine Lindop was born in New Zealand where she began her teaching career. She later taught EFL in France and Spain, and has worked as an editor, proofreader, and writer since 1993.
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Descripción Oxford University Press, 2004. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0194232026