History of English language: Shakespeare

Posté 25 Mars 2014
Durée de la vidéo: 1 Mn. 5 s..
In this episode of "The history of English in ten minutes", you are going to be told about the substantial impact made by William Shakespeare on the English language. In the video, you will hear different words and expressions which the linguists think were invented by the famous writer.
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an alligator - alligator
an anchovy - anchois
a crocodile - crocodile
cross-dressing - travestissement
expressive - expressif
an eyeball - globe oculaire
to invent - inventer
lackluster - terne
limitless - illimité
plague - peste
to poke - pousser
rich - riche
a shrift - confession
soon - bientôt
a trowel - truelle
vibrant - vibrant