What would you like to do?
How old is the English language?
french latin norse
Old English is no longer spoken, so yes, it is a dead language. It merged with the Old French that the Normans brought to form Middle English, which in turn developed in t…o Modern English. Old English became extinct for the most part around the 13th century.
No, "Old English" is another name for Anglo-Saxon which had been in use in England a long time before the Norman invasion. The language of religion was Latin, still in… use in parts of the Roman Catholic Church. The language of literature in England had been Old English for hundreds of years, after the invasion Norman French was used by the rich and powerful conquerors.
The answer is inflections, NOT word order.
Modern English is the form of the English language spoken since the Great Vowel Shift in England, completed in roughly 1550. With some differences in vocabulary, texts from th…e early 17th century, such as the works of William Shakespeare and the King James Bible, are considered to be in Modern English, or more specifically, are referred to as using Early Modern English or Elizabethan English. English was adopted in regions around the world, such as North America, India, Africa, Australia and New Zealand through colonisation by the British Empire. Modern English has a large number of dialects spoken in diverse countries throughout the world. This includes American English, Australian English, British English, Canadian English, Caribbean English, Hiberno-English, Indo-Pakistani English, Nigerian English, New Zealand English, Philippine English, Singaporean English, and South African English. According to the Ethnologue, there are over 1 billion speakers of English as a first or second language as of 1999. English is spoken in a vast number of territories including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, the United States of America, Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore and Southern Africa. Its large number of speakers, plus its worldwide presence, have made English a common language for use in such diverse applications as controlling aircraft, developing software, conducting international diplomacy, and business relations.
Wilt basically means "if" :D
Old French. But THEY borrowed it from Latin. From Greek to Latin to French to English
The English languages was based off Anglo-Saxon (Germanic languages) and French.
A long time ago, couple hundred years at least, they used to say the sun never set in the English empire. this is because England had colonies all across the world. All th…ese colonies obviously would speak English. So the language easily was able to spread around the world. And while it's not the easiest language to learn, it is one of the most useful in the world. After the empire, USA became a big power, which meant their version of English was influential (especially through music and films). Since then, English has become the main language of the Internet.
If you mean bastard, as in fatherless; then no... it is in the family language of the germanic - indoeuropean - japhetic trace of languages from the tower of babel. But it is… becoming a "bastard" language in the sense that surely a great number of more than half of the people who speak it speak it as a second language, mainly pressured by business, colonization and cultural pressure.
A Germanic European language spoken in most areas historically part of the British empire. It was first spoken by Germanic tribes in Southern Scandinavia and since then has be…en influenced by Danish, Anglo-Norman, Old French, Modern French, Latin, Greek, and lately other languages. It has a simple Germanic grammar that follows a lot of Latin rules.
that it is only in English
The English language was first spoken by the English people and after a while Australians started to speak English as well as the USA and many other countries speak English. E…nglish is the medium of communication with one another. It is the 3rd most common spoken language in the world. English started as the speech of some Germanic tribes in Europe. The formulation of English from Indo-European is "the story of three invasions and a cultural revolution". In the simplest terms, the language was brought to Britain by Germanic tribes, the Angles, Saxons, and Jutes, influenced by Latin and Greek when St. Augustine and his followers converted England to Christianity. The name 'English' means the speech of the 'Angli' the Angles, one of the three related tribes that settled in Britannia beginning 5th century.
The Englisha language is one of the most used language in the world. It is now considered as the language of communication for the whole world.
Anglo-Saxon (Germanic languages) and French.