English Language- important things to know

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1. What did Jonathan Swift want?

  • To put a stop to all language change
  • A return to Shakespearean language and to protect and purify the language
  • A return to middle english because it was more appropriate
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2. What date was Middle English?

  • 1066-1450
  • 1200-1400

3. What did Eve Clark say children based overextension on?

  • The language of their caregivers
  • Physical qualities, the senses and experiences
  • purely the environment

4. When was Johnson's dictionary of the English language published?

  • 1755
  • 1655

5. When was the Norman Invasion?

  • 1066
  • 1166
  • 1476

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