The Process of Standardisation

Get Started. It's Free
or sign up with your email address
The Process of Standardisation by Mind Map: The Process of Standardisation

1. Dialects & Emerging Standards

1.1. TYPE 1 : CENTRAL MIDLANDS STANDARD

1.2. TYPE 2 : EARLY LONDON ENGLISH

1.3. TYPE 3 : LONDON ENGLISH

1.4. TYPE 4 : CHANCERY STANDARD

2. Caxton and The Impact of The Printing Press

2.1. The first person to bring printing to England was William Caxton

2.2. impacted the content of stories, as well as the development of books for both adults & children.

2.3. Caxton’s earliest productions in print include, Lydgate’s Temple of Glass, Life of Our Lady,etc

3. Dictionaries & Grammars

3.1. Dictionaries

3.1.1. The first dictionary were bilingual, it is an English-France dictionary produced by Caxton in 1480

3.1.2. The first monolingual dictionary of English written by Richard cawdrey produced in 1604

3.1.3. In 1691, Stephen Skinner produced A New English Dictionary

3.1.4. the most impressive and most authoritative dictionary was published by Samuel Johnson in 1755

4. The Boundaries Early Modern English (1500-1800)

4.1. The Boundaries (1500 to 1800)

4.1.1. In 1500 the printing press begun to have an influence and Great vowel shift would have begun to take effect

4.1.2. In 1800 Johnson's dictionary become famous and the language started to look and sound more like the English we write and use today