🎧 The Origins of English
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Approximately 1.35 billion people use it, either as a first or second language, so English and the way that we speak it has a daily impact on a huge number of people. But how did the English language develop? In this episode of Gone Medieval, Cat spoke to Eleanor Rye, an Associate Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at the University of York. Using the present day language, place names and dialects as evidence, Ellie shows us how English was impacted by a series of migrations.
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