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  1. The Origins of English

  2. English the more formal and technical vocabulary is LATINATE (=derived from Latin) the grammar and many of the most frequent words are GERMANIC

  3. Until the 4th century – Britain was inhabited by Celts In the 4th century – the Anglo-Saxons (англосаксы – общее название древнегерманских племён) invaded Britain In 1066 – the French-speaking Normans invaded England

  4. Britain’s Other Languages

  5. Scotland Ireland Wales The Isle of Man(=остров Мэн; в Ирландском море, в группе Британских островов) Cornwall(=Корнуолл; полуостров на юго-западе Великобритании)

  6. Cornish (=the language of Cornwall) Manx( = the language of The Isle of Man) Gaelic(=г(а)эльский; язык шотландских кельтов) Scots Gaelic (in Scotland) Irish Gaelic (in Ireland) Welsh(in Wales)