English Language- important things to know

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1. What did Jonathan Swift want?

  • A return to Shakespearean language and to protect and purify the language
  • A return to middle english because it was more appropriate
  • To put a stop to all language change
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2. When was the Oxford English Dictionary published?

  • 1845
  • 1928
  • 2000

3. What date was Middle English?

  • 1066-1450
  • 1200-1400

4. What did Skinner argue?

  • That language can only be learnt through repetition
  • That language is learnt through the environment and imitation
  • That language is not learnt through caregivers

5. When was the Norman Invasion?

  • 1476
  • 1066
  • 1166

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