The past and future of the English Language

  • 500

    When the 3 Germanic Tribes invaded Britain

    the 3 germanic tribes included the Angles. the Saxons, and the Jutes.
  • Apr 2, 1066

    A New Language

    William the Duke of Normandy conquered England and the Amglo- Saxons and brought with them a type of French
  • Oct 21, 1100


    English was spoken until 1100 AD
  • May 23, 1400

    Dominant Language

    English began to be a dominant language again but with a lot of French words.
  • Jan 19, 1500

    DIfferent Pronounciation

    The sounds of the vowels started to be pronounced shorter and shorter.
  • Known Around The World

    Britain had been acquainted with people around the world.
  • First Dictionary

    The first English dictionary was published.
  • The Difference Between Now and Then

    The difference between Now and Then is basically the vocabulary.
  • Adaptation

    The English language adopted foreign words from many places around the world.