Page 4-5: The map
Page 6-7: Where did English come from?
Page 8-9: England - Land of the Angels
Page 10-11: The Vikings
Page 12-15: The Norman Conquest and Middle English
100

Why are some countries red?

English as an official language

100

What is the Danish word for TRIBE?

Stamme

100

What does England mean?

The land of the angels

100

What happened in 793 AD in England?

Vikings attacked England (They stole silver, gold, and people for slaves)

100

What is the Danish word for DUKE?

Hertug

200

Why are some countries blue?

English as an official, but not primary language

200

Who lived in Great Britain before 43 AD

The Celts

200

Describe Old English vs. Modern English: Very different or very much the same?

Very different

200

In 865 AD the Vikings settled in England. What did they call their territory?

The Vikings settled in Danelaw

200

In 1066 the English King Edward died. A French Duke, William, beat the Saxon army and became the new King. He was the Duke of _____.

The Duke of Normandy

300

Name 3 red countries...

Canada, USA, Barbad, Bahamas, Falkland, South Africa, UK, Ireland, Gibraltar, Malta, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong

300

What happened in 43 AD?

The Romans conquered England and called it Britannia

300

What happened soon after 410 AD?

The Roman army left England, England was invaded by Saxons

300

How many Danish kings ruled England from 1013-1042 AD?

3 (Sweyn Forkbeard, Canute the Great, Hathacanute)

300

Why does the English language have two words for their animals, e.g. pork and swine?

The English heard their French masters using the French words when dining.

400

Name 2 blue countries.

  • Guyana, Cyprus, India, Parkistan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Papua Ny Guinea, Madagascar, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Burundi, Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana
400

What language did the Romans speak?

Latin

400

Where did the Saxons come from? Name at least 2 of 3 places

Tribes from Holland, Northern Germany and Denmark

400

How many towns and villages in England have Scandinavian names?

1.500 towns and villages

400

How many kinds of English are explained?

(Old English, Middle English, Modern English. Middle English is a lot like Modern English.)

500

What is the name of the small island placed east of Madagascar and coloured red on the map in our book?

Mauritius

500

Wales comes from the word wealas - what does it mean in English?

Foreigner 

500

Which 5 languages does Old English resembles?

German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish

500

"Modern English has nearly ______ Viking words (Old Danish)?"

1000 words

500

What is the Danish word for VEAL?

KalvekĂžd

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