Thursday, 7 December 2017

History Of English Language - 1: Birth of a Language




A younger Melvyn Bragg gesticulating in a manner that is now somewhat antiquated for informative television content. The information however is excellent and it's an entire series available on Youtube.

Well worth studying in light of the constantly changing landscape for cultures, peoples and the languages they use. It appears that English is more flexible than many others in embracing languages while retaining its core distinguishing features.