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Title:How the CELTS Changed The ENGLISH LANGUAGE

The Celts were the dominant culture in England for many centuries from about 900 BC until 43 AD but who were there before them. Who built Stonehenge and the other Neolithic sites in Britain? And how did the Celts influence the English language. New research and DNA evidence tells us more than we knew even a few years ago. The answer is that they had a massive influence on English. In this video we see how. 00:00 Who were the native Britons? 00:52 A word about sources 01:13 Pre-Celtic history of Britain 02:05 The first inhabitants 03:05 Mesolithic period 03:39 The Neolithic period 05:26 The Bell Beakers 07:47 The Celts arrive 09:16 The Roman Rule 11:42 The Anglo-Saxons and the Celts 13:56 Celtic vocabulary in English 21:09 The "meaningless DO" 26:38 1000 years to adopt DO. Why? 27:37 The present continuous .If you are a grammar lover you might be interested in our new range of grammarian merchandise exclusive to LetThemTalkTV CREDITS Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English by John McWhorter Amazon affiliate link The History of English Podcast Kevin Stroud The development of the Periphrastic Do by RÜDIGER ZILM Many thanks to Bill Hicks for the Welsh recordings. Pytheas Par Rvalette — Travail personnel, CC BY-SA 3.0, DOGGERLAND By Max Naylor - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, ANATOLIA De Svenurban - Trabajo propio, CC BY-SA 4.0, STONEHENGE By garethwiscombe -, CC BY 2.0, BELL BEAKER By Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden - Edited version of this image: File:Bell Beaker Rijksmuseum of Oudheden 136.jpg, CC BY-SA 3.0, BRONZE AGE TOOLS Zde, CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons PONTIC CASPIAN STEPPE By Terpsichores - Own work Source :background : Natural Earth II (public domain) by Tom Patterson, US National Park Servicenational borders : File:NED worldmap 110m.svg by Gringerecoregion shape : File:Western palearctic biomes.svg by Terpsichores, CC BY-SA 3.0, THE CELTS By QuartierLatin1968, CC BY-SA 3.0, MAKING CRUMPETS by Kevin T Quinn via Flickr


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