Impact of Technology & Culture on the English Language


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Words borrowed from other cultures can best be described as:

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1. Which of the following is seen as having a dramatic impact on the evolution of the English language around the 15th century?

2. What of the following had a role in the Great Vowel Shift?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will ensure you understand how the English language has evolved over time due to technological advancement and cultural factors. Some important terms and details you will be assessed on include the Great Vowel Shift and languages that have influenced English.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on the following:

  • The Great Vowel Shift
  • How other languages have influenced English
  • Which technologies have influenced English

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on culture, technology and the English language
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how technology and culture have changed the English language
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Great Vowel Shift and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more on how the English language has been changed by culture and technology, refer to the related lesson titled Impact of Technology & Culture on the English Language. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn how English has changed through time
  • Understand how different cultures have influenced English
  • Relate technology's impact on English