This resource is mainly for Year 9s to 11s. It can be also be used for a middle and top set year 8s as well. The learning objective is to help students to understand that our modern day English is made up of different languages and that it is constantly involving. It should help students see that if they learn other languages, it can actually contribute to how articulate they are in English as they will have some interesting expressions and words at their fingertips to use in different situations! There are curricula links to English, history, music, art, politics and business. Teachers can examine how history has impacted upon the English language.
It is best if student do the activity in pairs or in small teams of a max of 4 to create competition! Teachers can use their own example and perhaps students can think of some as well. There is the answer sheet for the teacher. The quiz has a total of 44 marks.
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