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The History of English
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Have you ever wondered how the English language became what it is today? This series traces the history of English from the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings to modern times, explaining how various languages contributed new words to the English language throughout the centuries.

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The History of English - Global English

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

United Kingdom

Hindi-English, Chinese-English, and Singaporean-English are discussed and we're introduced to some fun words, such as “badmash” (noun, a bad person in Hinglish) or “chope” (verb, to set aside a place in a fast food restaurant by setting down an object like a hankie or magazine in Singlish).

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