Year 13 – Language Change – Timeline resources

11 Sep

Your task

Create a timeline of the developments in the English Language, and the history and context which surrounds this development.  You can use the resources below to help you.


Context sort

Potted history



English Language – Mrs B – MLE clip

1 Sep

Dear All

The clip you need for your prep is here:


Remember you need to comment on what reasons are given for the language change, and how the change from cockney to MLE has come about.  Use the notes you took in lesson to remind you of the possible whys and hows of language change.

Chaucer: article from the EMC

17 May

Voices in The Wife of Bath_s Tale

Frankenstein help

7 May

Mr Bruff’s created a monster: here’s a handy quotations song to speed you up on the prose paper.

Trying to learn quotations?

7 May

Here’s a song to help you out with ‘Romeo and Juliet’ quotations for the Literature paper. Enjoy!

And another for ‘A Christmas Carol’:

Language and Power theories

25 Apr


Language and gender

25 Apr

The attached document makes for some interesting extension reading on the issue of language and gender.

Eckert, 2002 – Language and gender