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History of English Language As I stated previously in my Abstract the title of my research paper is History of the English language In this paper I will discuss where and how the English language originated and how it has spread to become one of the most spoken languages in the world Before I started my research on my topic of choice my original hypothesis was that the English language was started by a whole assortment of Germanic tribes invading England thousands of years ago This ultimately became the goal of my paper to see if Germanic tribes started the English language or if it was started from some other tribes that I was not aware of The history of the English language is of significance because English is spoken more frequently than any other language except Chinese Bright 1992 A Germanic language English is spoken by an estimated 1500000000 people and that number is ever increasing Crystal 1992 English is the chief language of world publishing science and technology conferencing and computer storage as well as the language of international air traffic control Crystal 1992 English is also used for purposes of international communications and international politics business communications and academic communities Crystal 1992 The history of English can be traced to the colonization of people from a family of languages which spread throughout Europe and southern Asia in the fourth millennium BC Crystal 1992 It is thought that a semi nomadic population living in the region to north of the Black Sea moved west to Europe and east to Iran and India spreading their culture and languages Crystal 1992 The European languages and Sanskrit the oldest language of the Indian sub-continent were tied to a common source When a systematic resemblance was discovered in both roots and verbs and in grammar forms by comparing similar features of the European languages and Sanskrit a common source language were reconstructed named Proto-Indo-European
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