Project ID975
DescriptionNottingham's History group looked at the origins of language, including the language families of the world, the spread of European languages alongside agriculture, the fate of Celtic languages and modern English as an international language. They researched word origins and loan words and members whose first language was not English contributed interesting comparisons. There were sessions on personal names. place names, writing and the alphabet.
TopicHistory
TypeU3A-led research (not an SLP)
U3ANottingham U3A
Organization/partnerNone
Year started1998
Source of referenceSources 3,  February 1999
OutputNone known
DocumentNone
NotesNone