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Language Change Exercise 2: Names Related to John
8th - 12th
Choose any name to use the idea behind this lesson plan! The example is John, but I like that the original author looked to his or her classroom makeup to select a name to study. There's a bulleted list of discussion topics to use after...
Examining How Inventions or Events Change the English Language
7th - 9th
How have inventions and events changed the English language? Learners create posters showing specific words and language changes that resulted from an event, discovery, or cultural change. The class develops their vocabulary by...
Dynamic Dialect: Horace Kephart and Our Southern Highlanders
8th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Cool, man! This is rad! Sneak a peek at this resource before you outten the lights. LOL, you Dred. As an introduction to language change, class groups brainstorm IM lingo, as well as words and phrases popular today, that might seem...
BBC Learning English - Keep Your English Up to Date
9th - 10th
That’s showbiz! Clipping is the term used to describe one type of abbreviation of words. After listening to a talk by Professor David Crystal about this particular way English language changes, pupils supply the shortened, or clipped,...