• English language - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_language English is an Indo-European language and belongs to the West Germanic group of the Germanic languages. Old English originated from a Germanic tribal and linguistic continuum along the Frisian North Sea coast, whose languages gradually evolved into the Anglic languages in the British Isles, and into the Frisian languages and Low German/Low Saxon on the continent.
  • English language | Origin, History, & Characteristics ...

    www.britannica.com/topic/English-language English language, a West Germanic language of the Indo-European language family that is closely related to Frisian, German, and Dutch languages. It originated in England and is the dominant language of the U.S., the U.K., Canada, Australia, Ireland, and New Zealand. It has become the world’s lingua franca.
  • English Language: History, Definition, and Examples

    www.thoughtco.com/what-is-the-english-language-1690652 The English language is the primary language of several countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and many of its former colonies, and the United States, and the second language in a number of multilingual countries, including India, Singapore, and the Philippines.
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    simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_language English is a West Germanic language, that was born in Anglo-Saxon England, originally from Anglo-Frisian and Old Saxon dialects brought to Britain by Germanic settlers from Jutland and the Rhine Valley in the Early Middle Ages, and now has the status of a global lingua franca.The word "English" is derived from the Germanic tribes moved to England Anglo (), and "Anglo" named after the Baltic ...
  • English language - definition of English language by The ...

    www.thefreedictionary.com/English+language English language synonyms, English language pronunciation, English language translation, English dictionary definition of English language. Noun 1. English language - an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most...
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    encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/English+language The Project will help in enhancing the English Language training infrastructure in Sri Lanka, raise the general level of proficiency in English language of various sections of society, impart training in the use of English language and familiarize English language teachers from schools, colleges and universities in Sri Lanka on recent trends in ...
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    www.englishlanguageguide.com English language resources, schools, and courses that teach English give you the tools you need to pursue any job opportunity. English is the language of global business and continues to become increasingly important in the global market.
  • English language - Historical background | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/topic/English-language/Historical-background English language - English language - Historical background: Among highlights in the history of the English language, the following stand out most clearly: the settlement in Britain of Jutes, Saxons, and Angles in the 5th and 6th centuries; the arrival of St. Augustine in 597 and the subsequent conversion of England to Latin Christianity; the Viking invasions of the 9th century; the Norman ...
  • What is English? | EnglishClub

    www.englishclub.com/what-is-english English is a language—originally the language of the people of England.Today, English is the main language of the United Kingdom, Ireland, the United States of America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and more than fifty other countries.
  • History of English - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_English The English language changed enormously during the Middle English period, both in vocabulary and pronunciation, and in grammar. While Old English is a heavily inflected language ( synthetic ), the use of grammatical endings diminished in Middle English ( analytic ).