Create a presentation that traces the development of the English language from Old English (OE) to Present-Day English (PDE). You may use any presentation format approved by your instructor.
Include the following in your presentation:
Explore the importance of at least one major occurrence within each time period discussed in this course that influenced changes in the English language from one period to the next.
Select specific PDE vocabulary that originated in each period, and show how the words are used in PDE.
Predict the future of PDE as it might be influenced by current trends, such as technology, texting, and emoticons.
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