happy English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca. Named after the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to the area of Britain that would later take their name, England, both names ultimately deriving from the Anglia peninsula in the Baltic Sea. It is closely related to the Frisian languages, but its vocabulary has been significantly influenced by other Germanic languages, particularly Norse (a North Germanic language), as well as by Latin and French. English has developed over the course of more than 1,400 years. The earliest forms of English, a set of Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to Great Britain by Anglo-Saxon settlers in the 5th century, are called Old English. Middle English began in the late 11th century with the Norman conquest of England and was a period in which the language was influenced by French.
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The Elements of Style Revised TheElements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. Professor of English Cornell University Revised Quick and Dirty Tips ™ Mignon Fogarty is the founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips network and creator of Grammar Girl, which has been named one of Writer's Digest's 101 best websites for writers multiple times. The Grammar Girl podcast has also won Best Education Podcast multiple times in the Podcast Awards, and Mignon is an inductee in the Podcasting Hall of Fame. Mignon is the author of the New York Times best-seller "Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing" and six other books on writing. Expressions for Agreeing and Disagreeing This page is about words and phrases that we use when we agree or disagree with someone in English. Stating an opinion In my opinion...The way I see it...If you want my honest opinion....According to Lisa...As far as I'm concerned...If you ask me...
Alphabet Conversation Do you need a quick activity to warm your students up at the start of class? Maybe you need to fill some time at the end? Try this activity! Tell your students they are going to have a conversation. The catch is that they need to work through the alphabet! You can put them in pairs or small groups. Prepositions of time Daisy: Hi, Mum, How's it going? Sophie: Fine thanks, honey. How was school?
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5 GREAT ROCK SONGS WITH EXERCISES I made a few videos for ESL teachers who like teaching with songs. You don't have to print or prepare anything!!! There is also a special surprise for you at the bottom of the post:) Each video consists of 4 parts: Part 1 - gives interesting information about the song or the artist. Part 2 - pre-teaches vocabulary.