I would like to know about the origin of the English language.

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20.01.2009

I would like to know about the origin of the English language.

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20.01.2009
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20.01.2009

The English language originate from the dialects, now called Old English, which were brought to England beginning in the 5th century.

Recommended link:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_language

Recommended books:

Crystal, Dvid: The English language. - London: Penguin, 1990. ISBN: 0-14-013532-4
English: history, diversity and change (edited by David Graddol, Dick Leith and Joan Swann). - London: Routledge, 2002. ISBN: 0-415-13118-9

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