One is English.
Everyone knew English.
The result was Middle English.
Some technical professionals who speak English as a second language experience difficulty communicating on technical topics in English.
The English also imposed strict anti-Catholic laws.
Annual festivals of the arts are held in several English towns and cities.
The major works of Old English literature have been translated into modern English, however.
New Zealand is predominantly an English-speaking country, though English, Maori, and New Zealand Sign Language are official languages.
There are many other periodicals, including Captial, a business weekly (English), and the weekly Ethiopian Reporter (English and Amharic).
Also from Cambridge Assessment English, this course provides an overview for anyone interested in TEFL, or teaching English as a foreign language.
This article focuses on literature in Scots and in English; see English literature for additional discussion of some works in English.
Mr Romano of Telemundo says history shows that once immigrant groups start habitually using English, they want mainstream English-language entertainment.
Ebonics, also called African American Vernacular English (AAVE), formerly Black English Vernacular (BEV), dialect of American English spoken by a large proportion of African Americans.
The displacement of the English upper class, with the consequent decline of the Old English tradition, attendant upon the Norman invasion, arrested for a while the movement toward the production of the English Bible.
There will be no chance to exert the kind of influence exhibited by translator Jeremy Gardner’s guide, Misused English Words and Expressions in EU Publications, pulling the continent’s use of English towards a British English standard.
The interlingual dictionaries had a far greater stock of English words than were to be found in the earliest all-English dictionaries, and the compilers of the English dictionaries, strangely enough, never took full advantage of these sources.
“English snobberies, English religion, English literary styles, English literary reverences and canons, English ethics, English superiorities, have been the cultural food that we have drunk in from our mothers’ breasts,” he wrote.
Many verbs that were strong in Old English are weak (regular) verbs in Modern English (e.g., Old English helpan, present infinitive of the verb help; healp, past singular; hulpon, past plural; holpen, past participle versus Modern English help, helped, helped, helped, respectively).
The English-language press remains highly influential; scholarly publication is predominantly in English (almost exclusively so in science); and many Indians are devotees of literature in English (much of it written by Indians), as well as of English-language film, radio, television, popular music, and theatre.
received pronunciation (RP) a traditionally prestigious accent, associated with private schools and used by an estimated 3% of the population of England, also known as BBC English, Oxford English or the Queen’s English; nothing to do with Standard English, which includes written as well as spoken language and can be (indeed, normally is) spoken with a regional accent
- of or relating to the English language
- an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
- the people of England
- (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist
- the discipline that studies the English language and literature
- of or relating to or characteristic of England or its culture or people
Example: English history
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received pronunciation RP a traditionally prestigious accent associated with private schools and used by an estimated 3 of the population of England also known as BBC English Oxford English or the Queens English nothing to do with Standard English which includes written as well as spoken language and can be indeed normally is spoken with a regional accent