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Shakespeare: Original pronunciation. Global English with David Crystal. Foster's English Shorts: The Dark Side - UR Skola. Världens språk: Globish - UR Skola. The Canterbury Tales Prologue in Middle English. Origins of English PieChart - Foreign language influences in English - Wikipedia. According to one study, the percentage of modern English words derived from each language group are as follows: Latin (including words used only in scientific / medical / legal contexts): ~29% French: ~29% Germanic: ~26% Others: ~16% The core of English descends from Old English, the language brought with the Angles, Saxon and Jutish settlers to what was to be called England in and after the 500s.

Origins of English PieChart - Foreign language influences in English - Wikipedia

The bulk of the language in spoken and written texts is from this source. As a statistical rule, around 70% of words in any text are Anglo-Saxon. Moreover, the grammar is largely Anglo-Saxon. While some new words enter English as slang, most don't. History of English. Foreign language influences in English - Wikipedia. According to one study, the percentage of modern English words derived from each language group are as follows: Latin (including words used only in scientific / medical / legal contexts): ~29% French: ~29% Germanic: ~26% Others: ~16% The core of English descends from Old English, the language brought with the Angles, Saxon and Jutish settlers to what was to be called England in and after the 500s.

Foreign language influences in English - Wikipedia

The bulk of the language in spoken and written texts is from this source. As a statistical rule, around 70% of words in any text are Anglo-Saxon. Moreover, the grammar is largely Anglo-Saxon. While some new words enter English as slang, most don't. The History of English in 10 Minutes.