There are quite a number of decent videos documenting the history of the English language, and I’m trying to figure out how to use them in my IB Theory of Knowledge class. Ideas are welcome.
Here are the videos I know about:
The Story Of English is a nine-part television series, and I’ve embedded the entire playlist below:
How did English evolve? is from TED-Ed. I’ve embedded the video below, and you can see the entire lesson here.
11 places to visit on a tour of the English language is from The Week.
Where did English come from? is the title of a neat new lesson and video from TED-Ed:
TED-Ed has published this lesson and video. I’m adding it to:
@arumnatzorkhang Evolution of the english language. #linguistics #language ♬ original sound – Arum Natzorkhang
How Hip-Hop Changed the English Language Forever https://t.co/CiDQu25EKG
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) August 11, 2023
The evolution of the English language over a 1,000-year time span traces back to the 5th century when England was invaded by different tribes, including the Angles, Jutes, Saxons, and Frisians. Their languages produced what we know today as Anglo-Saxon or Old English, which… pic.twitter.com/yFoqUyRCki
— Historic Vids (@historyinmemes) November 2, 2023
Let me know what I’m missing….