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1 Period 3 Reading: language focus Unit 2 LanguagePeriod 3 Reading:language focus
2 The Development of English The first kind:The second kind:The third kind:Old EnglishMiddle EnglishModern English
3 What are the words for their meat? muttonpork/ baconbeefWhy are the words for their names and their meat different?
4 Listen to the recording and fill in the blanks: 1. Before the mid-5th century, people spoke a language _____ Celtic.2. After the mid-5th century, Anglo-Saxon ______ from ______ German with Celtic.3. At the end of the 9th century, the Vikings ______ Britain, and then Old English was ______.4. By the tenth century, Old English was the ______ Language in Britain.calleddevelopedmixinginvadedcreatedofficial
5 7. In 1399, English was used for all official ________. 5. After the Norman _______, upper class people spoke French ______ common people spoke English.6. By the later half of the 14th century, English was ______ by all classes.7. In 1399, English was used for all official ________.8. In the 16th century, ______ English began.Conquestwhileadoptedoccasionsmodern
6 Find proper words from the text according the definitions: (P) 1. __________ n. all the words that someone knows, learns or uses2. _________ adv. now, compared with what happened in the past3. ________ n. someone who is paid to do services such as cleaning, cooking, etc.4. _______ adj. [A] in a higher position5. ________ adj. time belonging to the present time or most recent time6. _______ n. a particular way of doing sthvocabularynowadaysservantuppermodernstyle
7 Fill in the blanks with the words above: (P) upper1. His room was on an _______ floor of the house.2. He planned to find a ________ to take care of his sick father while he was out.3. The young like walkmans before, but MP4 is popular _________.4. He has a _______ of writing like that of Dickens.5. You’d better read more after class to enlarge your __________.6. In this city, you can see ancient and ______ buildings next to each other.servantnowadaysstylevocabularymodern
8 Replace the red parts with the words or phrases from the text. (G) Good method and hard work was the main cause of his success.Warnings about the danger of smoking have little influence/ effect on this age group.His angry words caused a fight at lastOur school has begun to use a new teaching method.The company has experienced some changes in the last five years.
9 Can you explain them? (G) Throughout history, people … have lived together in Britain.English is a language with so many confusing rules.The language they created is what now we call Old English.Despite this fact, French still had an impact on the English language.French did not replace English as the first language.Many pairs of words and phrases have similar meanings in English.
10 Find the sentence in which the red word has the same meaning and guess its meanings in other sentences: (G)1. English people raised animals and cooked for the Normans.(1) Raise your hands if you can answer the questions.(2) In order to help the poor, they planned to hold a party to raise money.(3) The questions he raised at the meeting are being discussed now.(4) He is a farmer and raises many horses.
11 2. Anglo-Saxon developed from mixing these language with Celtic. In less than ten years, the seed developed into a tall tree.I developed the habit of eating snacks between meals.He ruined the photos because he did not develop the film properly.
12 3. English was adopted by all classes. Students are not allowed to talk in class.Our class is made up of 54 students.Most people in Japan think they belong to the middle class.She belonged to that class of people who only think of themselves.The school is very famous, in fact, I think it is among the first-class schools.
13 They decide to leave each other. Sentence structures: (P)1. Even though the Normans spoke French, French did not replace English as the first language.They love each other.They decide to leave each other.
14 I like listening to music. 2. The words for most animals raised for food come from Old English, while the words for the meat come from French.Upper class people spoke French while common people spoke English.He likes dancing.I like listening to music.
15 3. Change the sentences into two simple sentences: (P) People in Britain all spoke a language called Celtic(2) Middle English is the name given to the English used from around the 12th to the 16th century(3) The words we use for most animals raised for food come from Old English.People in Britain all spoke a language.The language was called Celtic.
16 Study the function of the red part in each sentence: That’s why English is a language with so many confusing rules.The language they created is what we now call old English.It is certain that we would not be able to understand it if we heard it today.This is because many pairs of words and phrases have similar meanings.Where a person come from will affect their style of speech.The question of whether English will continue changing in the future is easy to answer.
17 Assignment Review the words learned today Finish A1 & A2 on P98 Find the noun clauses in this text