Y11 Eng. Language PREP: T3 Week 5 (Mon)

“If the changes we fear be thus irresistible, what remains but to acquiesce with silence, as in the other insurmountable distresses of humanity? it remains that we retard what we cannot repel, that we palliate what we cannot cure. Life may be lengthened by care, though death cannot be ultimately defeated: tongues, like governments, have a natural tendency to degeneration; we have long preserved our constitution, let us make some struggles for our language.” –¬†Johnson: Preface to the Dictionary

  • Complete activity based on sample of ‘oldish’ Australian English
  • Complete activity based on ‘The golden age of prescription’
  • Continue adding to your glossary

EDMOB out.

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