The English language is filled with spelling and pronunciation
challenges...words like buffet, cousin, canyon, dwindle, and mosquito.
Where do they come from? How did they become a part of our language?
written and easy-to-understand, this book traces the English language
from its origins to the complex and extensive vocabulary we use today.
You'll be well-prepared to help your students appreciate the influence
of other languages. Theyll see how important historical events spawned
new words and will value the contributions of William Shakespeare and
Seven appendices containing thought-provoking
exercises and helpful ideas give you practical methods for expanding
your classroom discussions.
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144 pages 6" x 9" softcover 2000