AHS Year 7 Timeline: Language Change
Terms in this set (10)
After the Norman Invasion, which language was spoken by those in positions of power?
Found in the place names Manchester and Colchester, what did the word 'chester' mean to the Romans?
Found in the place names Grimsby and Hemsby, what does the Anglo Saxon suffix 'by' mean?
In which year did the Normans invade Britain?
Name the missing Germanic tribe who invaded England from 550AD - Angles, Saxons and .....
In Old and Middle English, what modern, singular letter did the diagraph 'th' resemble?
What is the name of the Old English letter that resembles a modern P but actually was pronounced like the diagraph 'th'?
Who invented the printing press?
Used as a norm, accepted as standard
What do we mean by 'standardised' language, as developed by the invention of the printing press?
There were no invasions
Why did the English language gradually settle for a long period of time in the middle ages, forming what we now call 'Middle English'?