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What are the similarities and differences of the French and English languages?
The English and the French languages have vocabulary in common. Some of that vocabulary is in the form of strictly French loan words. Some is in the form of Latin loan words. This linguistic interaction was particularly strong during the two centuries after the Norman Conquest. For the Conquest, in 1066, was the last successful invasion of England. It was carried out by French and French-related language speakers from northern France. Otherwise, the languages are different in their grammars, organizations, pronunciations, and spellings. For English descends from the Germanic language family through its origins in the tribes of Angles and Saxons in early Britain. French descends from the Romance language family through its origins in the ancient interaction between the classical Latin of the ancient, conquering Romans and the native languages of the native inhabitants of Gaul.
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The difference between the English and French language is that English comes from the West Germanic branch of the Germanic Languages, whereas French comes from the Romance lan…guages, so it is related to Italian and Spanish. English has 60% words of German origin. and only about 30,000 French words have entered the English language. English has been influenced alot by other Germanic languages, from Old Saxon, which was spoken in Germany and Denmark, which was the base of the English language. And later by Old Norse from Viking Settlers and invaders who came to the shores of Britain. They added many Old Norse words, which are part of the Germanic Family tree. The Normans were Vikings who had settled in Normandy from Denmark, who later adopted French as their language, replacing Danish. And ofcourse after William the Conquerer became the First King of England, it is thanks to his victory that the French words have entered the English Language. This form of English with the French words added, gave birth to what is now Modern English. I do not know so much about the French language, but, you can see that there are many similarities in French and English, due to the Norman Invasion of 1066. If that did not happen, there would not be many or any French words in the English language, and it would sound and look more like German, than it does at present.
95% of languages from Europe come from Latin languages are very similar that most have what are called "Latin Root Words".
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Spanish, Italian, and to some possible degree (I don't know a lot about it), Retro-Rumanian. And Latin, being the origin language of all these. Cross-check, but I think this s…hould be correct.. \n
no not at all Welsh is more in keeping with other Celtic languages and those in France and Spain As a very simple example in Europe and the Celtic lands in the UK the Engl…ish phrase "Driving licence" is said "licence to drive". The English alphabet contains 26 letters, the welsh 28
Similarities and Differences between Direct Method and Communicative Approach to English language teaching?
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Differences - not many. Most Indonesian words are taken straight from English anyway. For example, 'hello' is 'halo' and 'apple' is 'apel'. One key difference, however, is tha…t Indonesians always pronounce the letter 'c' as a ch- sound, like in chair. This means that 'cat' (which means paint) would be pronounced 'chat'. Therefore, the letter 'k' is used to represent a hard 'c'. So 'coupon' would be spelt 'kupon'.
French and English are quite much different languages. They are part of two different linguistic groups: French like the other languages of south-western Europe is a romance l…anguage (along with Spanish, portuguese or Italian), when English, like the other languages of north-western Europe (Dutch, German or Scandinavian languages) is a Germanic language. This mean that both French and English derive at the origin from two quite unrelated languages: vulgar latin and proto-Germanic (but both part of the greater family of "indo-European" languages) This mean that the language strutures and basic vocabulary are quite distant between both languages. That said, both southern English and northern french-speaking areas being quite close geographically they have being vocabulary exchanges. Especially since William the conqueror (a french-speaking Norman, from Normandy in Northern France) invaded the lands on the north side of the Channel... This had an important impact on the addition of a lot of french vocabulary into English. This is why today, even if the core vocabulary of modern English is still of Germanic root at 90%; in the total vocabulary of English has about 50% of vocabulary of French or latin origin (mainly intellectual, scientific or technical speech) These borrowings sometimes gives the superficial idea that both languages are somehow similar; when in fact they are based on two very different roots. It is just that in English the words that are similar to French are similar because they actually come from French and not from English root. The words of English roots are, on their side completely different. It is also important to notice that the pronounciation of both languages, included of the English words that have been borrowed from French are completely different.
The English government had a Queen while the French had a king. Both countries believed in the divine right of monarchs and had ties to the Capet Dynasty of the 600's. The Fre…nch king had a tendency to order senseless beheading while the English preferred burning people at the stake.
The development of the English language comes from many sources. There are many English words that are French. An example of this is the word "beef". After 1066 when William (… who was French) conquered England all of the kings and nobility only spoke French ( the queens menus today are still only in French) while the common man spoke a form of old English. The Vikings also added words to English ( many names of things/places are Norse even today) and there is a German influence, but the French remains the most dominate in English.
French and English are very different languages, but they are both categorized as "romance languages" or "latin-based languages so there are quite a few words in both langauge…s that are based on the same roots. Many french words are spelled the same as english words, but pronounced differently. Typically if you speak one of these languages the other should be fairly easy to learn, as compared to a language with a different base, such as Chinese. But people who speak only English won't be able to understand a French speaker, or vice versa, with some learning of the other language (in other words, they are not just dialects of the same language). English is not a Latin based (romance) language. It is Germanic, replacing the existing Celtic (Welsh) language following the Anglo-Saxon invasions. That Celtic was also a consequence of even earlier Celtic settlement. It does use quite a lot of French-origin words as a result of the Norman Conquest. French and English are both "Indo-European" because they both follow many common attributes of many Languages of India and Europe.
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Lot of words are the same in french and spanish language. These two languages have the same root : the latin language. But a french and a spanish can't understand each other b…ecause words are modified, conjugation is not the same... Exemple : Yo vivo en una casa de mÃ¡s de treinta aÃ±os. Je vis dans une maison depuis plus de trente ans. (I live in a house since thirty years)
There are many differences. Some are..... 1. the political systeme - France is a socialist republic; the US is supposed to be a democracy. 2. the monetary systeme - Franc…e uses the Euro which is calculated differently than the dollar. 3. the food - as with all countries, the foods are prepared differently between the 2 cultures. The french foods tend to be richer, often thicker, more robust and flavorful. Also, french food portions tend to be much. much smaller than US. 4. the french have a different set of moral standards. Though people are people, and mankind is basically the same everywhere, the french tend to have a better appreciation of beauty and the arts than US counterparts; further, we don't see nudity as purely sexual as in the US. 5. mostly, the greatest difference, IMO, is lifestyle. The french have a great love and respect for homeland, history, culture, the arts, and life in general. The US culture seems to place more value on monetary and material gains over a simple but good quality of life. Many things that the french stop and admire, the english culture (US not British) simply doesn't care about. Probably the greatest similarity is the language. In actuality, there are many words in each that are in common usage in the other. Other similarities might include some world political opinion (we are allies), and some forms and rules of government.
English evolved from the two Germanic languages Anglo-Saxon and Old Norse , then French was blended in. However it has changed so much in grammar and usagethat it now bares… almost no resemblance to them. English is stillvery rapidly evolving as it both adds words from a wide variety oflanguages and creates entirely new words every single day.
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