English assesment

English assesment

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  • Old English 450-1150
  • old english
  • Middle English
  • English has trance formed and changed over the years.
  • Shakespeare
  • Old English (450-1150)  is a language that people spoke back in the 5th century all the way to the 12th century. It consisted of many languages such as languages as Germanic, Latin, Greek, French and Arabic. Middle English is difficult to read today because of the difference in pronunciation and spelling between then and now. A way we can understand or see how people talked back then is Beowulf, which is a poem written back in middle english.
  • shakespeare
  • Middle English  was spoken 1150- 1500. During this time English did evolve but still not enough for us to understand now. Canterbury Tales is an example of how language was back then and was written by Geoffrey Chaucer. 
  • Conclusion
  • Shakespearean language was spoken between the years of 1500- 1800. Shakespeare wrote many different plays such as romeo and juliet, The play is about a girl who fakes her death to be with the one she loves.
  • Language is used right now! And can be used in many different ways. It usually is used when shortening words.
  • Language has developed over time it has went from old English to language which is what we are using now
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