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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Old English

Lesson from the Shenzhen Daily:
http://szdaily.sznews.com/html/2012-05/21/content_2050479.htm

Practice the conversation; study the vocabulary; then discuss the questions with a friend in English.

Questions:
1. According to the article, how many kinds of English are there? What are they?
2. Have you read, or seen a movie of, "Beowulf"? Find out more about it.
3. Look at the Old English words of "Beowulf," and then the translation Mark gives. Can you find any very similar words (like "We")?

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