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Unit 2 Wang Xueyi Longwan High School
English Around the World England --- England, America, Australia, New Zealand, Canada,… --- India, Singapore, Malaysia,… --- China,… The first language the second language a foreign language
The Road to Modern English
Why English changed. English is spoken as a foreign language or second language in Africa and Asia. Today more people speak English than ever before. Native English speakers can understand each other even if they dont speak the same kind of English. Para 1 Para 2 Para 3 Para 5 English was settled. Para 4
Para 1: People from England made voyages to conquer ( ['k ɔ ŋkə]=rule) other parts of the world … (line 2- 3) England America
When?What happened? Para. 3Para. 4: Fill in the form
When?What happened? German by the 1600s Para. 3Para. 4: Fill in the form English was less like German. Some British settlers moved to America. The language was settled. Shakespeare made use of a wider vocabulary than ever before. AD English was based on ________. AD in 1620 in the 18th century Some British people were taken to Australia. by the 19th century Later Finally At first Then
It was based more on German than the English we speak at present. be based on If one thing is based on another, it is developed from it Oxford Advanced Learners English-Chinese Dictionary house – houses shoe – shoes man – men child – children foot – feet tooth – teeth Old English: The German way of making plurals.
The word settled (adj.) means ___________ A. was not changeable B. was dealt with C. calm down 2 changes in English spelling Who made a great contribution to American English spelling? [.k ɔ ntri'bju: ʃ ən] n. The latter gave a separate identity to….. [ai'dentəti] n. who or what sb or sth is was not changeable Finally by the 19th century the language was settled. 2 persons 2 dictionaneries 2 changes in English spelling 2 persons 2 dictionaries Samuel Johnson Noah Webster
Para 5: Which country probably has the most English learners? A. Singapore B. China C. India D. Malaysia
Chinglish Good good study, day day up. You give me stop If you want money, I have no; if you want life, I have one. Give you some colour see see. gelivable ungelivable dontrain vegeteal =geili+vable =un+geili+vable dont+train= vegetable+steal= Why is Chinese English developed? Will Chinese English develop its own identity?
Just remember: Languages can change with __________. This reading tells us the d___________ of the English language. development time /… The Road to Modern English
The main idea? (Pay attention to the first or last sentence of each paragraph!) 4. Summarizing 1.Predicting 2. Skimming 3. Closer reading …
1.Read the passage aloud to understand it better. 2.Try to find some good expressions in it. 3.Finish Exx. (Part 2) in your homework book.