How did English evolve?

Kate Gardoqui

What is the difference between “a hearty welcome” and “a cordial reception”? In a brief, action-packed history of the English language, Kate Gardoqui explains why these semantically equal phrases evoke such different images.

Lesson by Kate Gardoqui, animation by Ben Tobitt.

Source: edTED
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One thought on “How did English evolve?

  1. Thanks for finding this and posting it. I have been trying to do something similar with my students for ages, but this is so much better than Ihave been able to come up with.

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