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The History of the English Language Infographic


Did you know that the present-day English language has evolved over thousands of years? Yep, it’s true! It has been influenced by migrating tribes, conquering armies and peaceful trade to become what it is today: A language with words derived from over 350 different languages. Bet you never knew that!

So, how well do you know the history of the English language? Test your knowledge by checking out the infographic shown below.

Be sure to use the embedded tools to zero in on the details.

A shout out to the Brighton School of Business and Management for sharing this interesting infographic!

Classroom Connection:

Have some fun with the English language by using this visual to stimulate conversation, writing or research in the classroom.

By the way, infographics can make really neat classroom posters too! Use the Block Posters web tool to create your very own!

Infographic of the Week is a series designed to promote the use of infographics and visual literacy in the classroom/education.

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“The History of the English Language Infographic”

  1. March 8th, 2013 at 2:36 am       Tony Says:

    How do I get this infographic to put on my website?


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