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The Evolution of Language Impacts Life. What does this mean?. Old English: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfaEGU45lKA The Lord’s Prayer in OE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Wl-OZ3breE Beowulf: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4L7VTH8ii_8. Middle English:

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  1. The Evolution of Language Impacts Life. What does this mean?

  2. Old English: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zfaEGU45lKA The Lord’s Prayer in OE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Wl-OZ3breE Beowulf: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4L7VTH8ii_8

  3. Middle English: Canterbury Tales: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QE0MtENfOMU

  4. How has language changed in the past 5 years?

  5. Say What? • My smmr hols wr CWOT. B4, we used 2go2 NY 2C my bro, his GF & thr 3 :- kids FTF. ILNY. It’s a gr8 plc. • My summer holidays were a complete waste of time. Before, we used to go to New York to see my brother, his girlfriend, and their 3 screaming kids face to face. I love New York. It’s a great place.

  6. Say What? • My smmr hols wr CWOT. B4, we used 2go2 NY 2C my bro, his GF & thr 3 :- kids FTF. ILNY. It’s a gr8 plc. • This is from an actual student paper. • Where is our language going? • Is that okay?

  7. On your mark…get set… GO!

  8. “Texting May Be Taking a Toll on Teenagers” http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/26/health/26teen.html

  9. Injury • Lack of sleep • Anxiety • Bullying • Inability to focus – phantom vibration • Cheating

  10. We have the world at our fingertips, but we don’t use it. • We are caught in a world of teens. We have instant social life. • We are distanced from our elders and other generations. • We have a lack of respect. • We have a need for instant gratification.

  11. What’s Next? • Should we be concerned? • What happens when language becomes oversimplified? What is gained? What is lost? • Is Big Brother watching? • How will we communicate in 20 years? Within this class we will be looking at how our language has changed throughout time.