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The History of English in 10 Minutes

The History of English in 10 Minutes

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Grammar in early modern English By Edmund Weiner, deputy chief editor, OED This article provides a selection of the main grammatical differences between early modern and late modern English; many more can be found within the OED entries for individual words. Nouns and adjectives Use six different tenses in English Students often learn just one piece of grammar in a lesson. Most of them master that day’s subject and move on to the next. But, when the time for revision comes, they often don’t remember what they’ve learnt. For example, two weeks ago my class encountered an exercise in which several tenses were revised. First, they demanded that I re-explain the grammar and then they seemed really confused about what form they should use. ADVERT:

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