History of English Language Course

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What event significantly contributed to the English vocabulary?

During which event did the nobles and those associated with them mainly use French?

What is the focus of the course 'History of English Language'?

What reflects many centuries of development in the English language?

What is the estimated number of speakers who have acquired English as a second language with near native fluency?

Which language did the English lower classes mainly use for two centuries after the Norman Conquest?

Which language is among the official languages of the United Nations?

In which language is more scientific research published than in any other language?

Which language was considered to have attained ascendancy two centuries ago?

What is the estimated total number of English speakers, including first and second language speakers as well as those who know enough to use it effectively as a foreign language?

What reflects the pre-eminence of English in commercial use?

Which language is not among the official languages of the United Nations?

Which language was considered to have attained ascendancy two centuries ago before experiencing a decline?

In which language is more scientific research published than in any other language?

What is the focus of the course 'History of English Language'?

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Explore the evolution of the English language from Old English to Modern English, and understand the process of creating new words. Learn about the factors driving the development of English and the distinction between Dead and Living Languages.

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