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Etymology

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Alice Mitchell

on 14 January 2014

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Transcript of Etymology

Invasion and
rule by other countries
Region

Which part of the country you
come from
Etymology
How English Became English
What affects how a language develops?
Social Class
Culture and Media
Changing times
787 AD
1066 AD
1607
449 AD
AD 43-410
Viking Invasion
Scandinavian Influence
Norman Invasion
French Influence
English Invasion of America
Roman rule
Latin Influence
Anglo-Saxon Rule
German Influence
Vikings
(Denmark, Norway, Sweden)
Normans
(France)
Anglo-Saxons
(Germany, Denmark)
Romans
(Italy)
British invasion of America
Which order did these countries invade?
Which language did these English words come from?
Skyscraper
Beverage
Stone
Cake
Bonus
Geordie
Scouser
Cockney

Manc
Jock
Brummie
What are these modern words that have joined the dictionary?
Miley Cyrus loves to _____
Instagram is full of _______
Beyonce is really ____________

What do you think these old English words mean?
1. Mundungus
a) smelly rubbish b) a black cat

2. Slug-a-bed
a) a lazy person b) an insect

3. Gold brick
a) A lot of money b) someone who
doesn't do work


Twerk
Selfies
Bootylicious
Which words are similar in your language to English?
Do you think social media has been positive or negative for English?
Cockney Rhyming Slang
Each rhyme is made of a pair words.
The second word rhymes with the word it replaces
.
Apples and pears stairs
Bacon and eggs legs
A
twist and twirl
was on the
dog and bone

to her man. They were so in love he asked
her to be his
trouble and strife
, but they
didn't have enough
bees and honey
for his
whistle and flute
. She couldn't
Adam and
Eve
it when he used his
crust of bread
to
solve the problem, and they got
cash and
carried
after all.
girl
phone
wife
money
suit
believe
head
married
How do you think English will keep changing in the future?
1
2
3
4
5
6
William Caxton
Samuel Johnson
Geoffrey Chaucer
Noah Webster
Tim Burners-Lee
Wrote the first major fiction work in English
Invented the printing press
William Shakespeare
Created hundreds of new words and phrases still used in modern English
Wrote the first English dictionary
Wrote the first American
dictionary including
Americanized spelling
Invented the internet
Americanized English
Ket... Sweets
Wee... Small
Chuddy... Chewing gum
Duck... Woman
Blag... Lie
Get something for free
Bottom
Drugs
Going to the toilet
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