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Please could you tell me whether there are English books, fiction and drama, to loan in the library at Sello? If not, could you please let me know if there is… 1291 23.7.2010 We have some dramatic literature in English (especially classic plays by Shakespeare and others) at the Sello library, plus, of course, lots of non-dramatic fiction in English language. For a complete list of drama available in the Helsinki region public libraries, you can use the English-language HelMet Web Library at http://www.helmet.fi/search~S9/X . Choose "Other searches", select from the search menu: "Espoo class" and then type into the search box the library class for English-language plays: "5.3". Or you could use this direct link http://www.helmet.fi/search/?searchtype=e&searcharg=5.3&searchscope=4&S… You could also use the advanced search option, use a keyword *näytelmät" (meaning plays and drama in Finnish) and…
I would like to know about the origin of the English language. 784 22.1.2009 You will find lots of good web pages about the origin of the English language simply by using the search terms "english language history" in any internet search engine. E.g. here is one thorough article on the subject: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_English_language If you would like to get more personalized answers to your question, I would suggest for you to turn to some "Ask a librarian" service in any English-speaking country. We Finns might not be the best possible specialists of the English language.
I would like to know about the origin of the English language. 588 20.1.2009 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