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What is 'proper English'?

「正しい英語」とはなにか。英語話者が増える中で、適切な表現を求められる作家の苦悩。T19

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How did English become the world...

Five hundred years ago, between five and seven million people spoke English, almost all of them living in the British Isles. Now, anywhere up to 1.8 billion people around the world speak English.

How did this happen?

The growth of English has nothing to do with the structure of the language, or any inherent qualities, and everything to do with politics.
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History of the English Language

A short history of the origins and development of English. t16

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“They” Wins as Linguists’ Word o...

Linguists take a look at the names and words from the news. Which one will be used and remembered beyond 2015?

theyの三人称単数を表す用法の増加について。

映像に字幕がついている。

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Speaking Shakespeare: How was Sh...

How do we know what actors sounded like when they performed premieres of Shakespeare plays? The clues, as ever, are in the lines themselves...
スクリプトつき。

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Why Do Americans Color But the B...

アメリカ英語の発音とつづりの統一や辞書の編纂に貢献したNoah Websterについて。(音声,スクリプト,語彙リストあり)

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David Crystal - Is control of En...

英語のグローバル化について。

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english language

英語を英語で知る。m7

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The History of English in Ten Mi...

The future of English and the many hybrids that have been created. Should we still call it English?

By: The iTunes U team (Programme and web teams, The Open University)

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The History of English in Ten Mi...

Exploring the expansion of internet language, with abbreviations like lol and btw.

By: The iTunes U team (Programme and web teams, The Open University)

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The History of English in Ten Mi...

Learn about American-English and how some American words were actually English to start with.

The iTunes U team (Programme and web teams, The Open University)

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The History of English in Ten Mi...

A look at how lexicographers started creating the Dictionary of the English Language to ensure that everyone spelt words correctly and knew their correct definition.

By: The iTunes U team (Programme and web teams, The Open University)

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The History of English in Ten Mi...

Exploring how the British Empire spread across the world bringing back many new words and phrases.

By: The iTunes U team (Programme and web teams, The Open University)

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The History of English in Ten Mi...

In the 17th Century, new science words were being created like acid, ovary and tonsil.

By: The iTunes U team (Programme and web teams, The Open University)

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The History of English in Ten Mi...

Illustrating that in 1611, the new King James Bible was created and gave us many famous phrases.

By: The iTunes U team (Programme and web teams, The Open University)

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The History of English in Ten Mi...

This video tells us that Shakespeare invented over 2000 new words and phrases like eyeball, anchovy and puppy.

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The History of English in Ten Mi...

In 1066, William the Conqueror invaded Britain and bought with him fancy French words to add to the English language.

By: The iTunes U team (Programme and web teams, The Open University)

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The History of English in Ten Mi...

A look at what words the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings bought to the English language.

By: The iTunes U team (Programme and web teams, The Open University)

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History of the English Language

英語史について簡潔にまとめている。

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HISTORY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE 7 Th...

英語帝国主義について,インド,カリブ海の諸国,オーストラリア等での英語の歴史・使い方を例にとって説明している映像。

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