An introduction to a new series on the origins of English.
Discover the story of Boudicca, the Warrior Queen who fought the Romans and how the Romans affected the English language.
Find out how a war that lasted over 100 years saw dramatic changes in the role of the English language in England.
They didn’t know it at the time, but the year 1066 was going to change everything in England; the king, the culture, the government, and the language.
The Vikings had a significant impact on the development of the English language and are the reason for one good thing and one terrible thing for English language learners.
In this episode, we look at the origins of English. Where did it come from? Why did it start on the island of Britain? Who were the Anglo Saxons?