Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Plural Words, A Silent "B," and the History of English

English is a tricky language. Silent letters and quirky rules about plural and possessive words will trip up native speakers as well as ESL students. TED-Ed and The Open University offer short lessons on the evolution of English and some of its trickier rules.

A Brief History of Plural Words - complete lesson.



Why is there a "b" in doubt? - complete lesson.


The History of English in Ten Minutes.