the guide to the english language

old english

before the year 1066 we spoke what was called old English which was a mix of Norse,Latin and Anglo Saxon . Latin was brought from the Romans.Norse was brought from the vikings and Anglo Saxon brought from the Germans.


Norse words : name,silly,son,father,love,drink


Latin words : bishop,church,monk,baptism


Anglo Saxon words :ugly,bull,gate,skin

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1066

It began to change because William duke of Normandy invaded England and brought French to England and king Richard was the last old English speaking king because William brought lots of french people to England and the English then picked up on it

changing language

language is always changing because we are always making new words up that some adults wont know the meaning of.


peng - good

dench-good

Hench-muscly

reem-good

legit-legitimate

swag-cool,good

sick-good