httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSCm4QXcwnw On the 5th June this year the Queen will celebrate her Diamond Jubilee; 60 years as a REIGNING MONARCH.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xKDRmhp6lQ Titanic is the world’s most famous maritime disaster in history. The colossal four funnelled ship hit an iceberg in the Atlantic ocean during it’s maiden voyage on April 10 1912 and sank to the icy bottom, making history worldwide.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSZ_fV3fmXk April the 1st is well known in America, the United Kingdom and other Christian countries – as April Fools’ Day.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70KHDbLmr_I The history of the English language series concludes with this final video that shows how English has now spread around the world and is spoken by over 1.5 billion people. It’s interesting to note that only 1/4 of these people are native English speakers. So there’s no reason to not learn English!
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y07at1bU89Q Many people around the world celebrate St Patrick’s Day on the March 17th He is the most commonly recognised Patron saint of Ireland and commemorates Christianity being introduced to this Emerald Isle.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPltpdu9KGM&feature=relmfu This week the history of English video series looks at the impact of the Internet on the English language…
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlwMYnoCGsM&feature=fvst It has been discovered that Andalucía was as cold as Scandinavia – and Woolly Mammoths foraged for food and shelter
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbvumrknAKs&feature=relmfu The series about the history of the English language continues with more examples of how English has changed over time. This video includes details about American English. It may be something that people are a lot more common with, especially with the impact of American ‘movies’ or ‘films’. Do you know any words that are different in British and American English? What about the…
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7W7UgFxri8 The history of English series now reaches the first dictionaries. This shows an attempt to control and record the English language by writing the meanings of words in a rather large book. However, as the video demonstrates ‘English is a very rich language’ and there are always new words being introduced! Have a look at: www.oed.com for the official dictionary of the English language with over…
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McF3CoVHbYM There are 6,500 languages in the world and 3,500 are “endangered”! How many languages can you think of?