History of the English language
In this episode, Dr. Smith, Jr., investigates the history, development and spread of the English language and its beginnings as a world language. He briefly reviews other world languages and language families. Dr. Smith, Jr., also develops a breakdown of the Proto-Germanic language into its descendent languages, traces the dialects of England about A.D. 600, and explains how vocabularies change and develop as cultures mingle. He also comments on the feasibility of a world language.
Dr. Henry Lee Smith Jr.; Bob Warner; Frank Jacoby; Edith Crowell Trager; William Riggs; Paul Saitta; Beth Leibowitz; Helene Thomas; Institute for Research in Human Communication, University of Buffalo; Metropolitan Educational Television Association, New York City
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Language and languages ; Linguistics ; English language--History.
National Educational Television
IUL Moving Image Archive
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