Germanic invasion of Britannia

ENGLISH AS A GLOBAL LANGUAGE

Posté le 09-11-2015 par : Webmaster dans : English

English language’s history began with the coming of the Germanic tribes (the Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes) who attacked Britain during the fifth century AD. At the time, British residents’ language was the Celtic language. The Angles derived from "Englaland" and their language was known as "Englisc" out of which the two words “England” and “English” are derived.  

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