The Adventure of English

IB English A: Language & Literature: The Adventure of English

In ‘The Adventure of English’ (2002), a British television series, Melvyn Bragg narrates the history of the English language from its origins in the 5th century to its status as a global language at the beginning of the 21st century. In over 400 minutes of television, Bragg tells a story of growth and expansion, challenge and change, trade and invasion, religion and politics, technology and migration, literature,...


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