English language teaching resources for A-level English Language teachers and students

Language change

Teaching units in this section focus on how the English language has changed and continues to change over time.

Although not listed individually below, all teaching units from the Spoken London English section also relate to language change as they document recent developments in grammatical and discourse usage in London. You can use the search function to locate some of these further examples.

Teaching Units related to this theme
14: Accent and social class
17: Being Asian in London
18: Good or bad grammar?
19: Opinion writing about grammar
20: Digital communication
23: Fake news
28: Digital Interactions
29: Style on Twitter
30: Slang