Презентация «Interesting things about English”. Дополнительный материал
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The most popular language in the world — Chinese
English language is only on the 3rd place (700 millions people who speak it, or learn it)
English language has almost 1,000,000 words!
Pretty impressively. Russian has only 200,000 words.
The longest word in English language is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
That's the name of disease
Word «Set» has the biggest number of meanings
44 as verb
17 as noun
7 as adjective
And a lot of other meanings
Elder greeting «God be with you» has become shorter with age. And now it is just «goodbye»
If you want to test yourself, try to say the hardest english patter
«The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick»
Symbol «&» used to be in the English alphabet.
But it's not a letter anymore.
The name of this symbol is «Ampersand»