History of the English language

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History of the English language by Mind Map: History of the English language

1. Old English (450-1100 AD)

1.1. Jutes

1.2. Angles

1.3. Saxons

2. Middle English (1100-1500)

2.1. William the Conqueror (the Duke of Normandy)

2.1.1. Latin (the language of education in monastries)

2.1.2. The Norman-French (the language of the ruling class)

2.1.3. The English language (the language of common people)

3. Modern English

3.1. Early Modern English (1500-1800)

3.1.1. the printing was invented

3.1.2. books became cheaper

3.1.3. people learned to read

3.1.4. first English dictionary was published ( 1604)

3.2. Late Modern English (1800-present)

3.2.1. Industrial Revolution and technology new words were created

3.2.2. British Empire collonialism