Ch 3: Influences on the English Language

About This Chapter

Use our video lessons to review information about the English language, how it has changed through time and what influenced those changes. Get information on the impact of culture and technology on English.

Influences on the English Language - Chapter Summary

This chapter's lessons explore the definition of languages and how they evolve. You'll find out more about the history of English and how it has changed through the centuries. Our instructors will explain what influenced the English language's development. After completing these lessons, you should understand:

  • What language is
  • How languages develop
  • Influences on the evolution of English
  • Ways that technology and culture impact language development

Our lessons average about five minutes each, and you can watch them on electronic devices such as tablets or smartphones at convenient moments throughout your day. Multiple-choice lesson and chapter quizzes let you assess your knowledge. If you want to review a certain passage of the lesson, a clickable timeline makes it easy to jump back to just the right spot.

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