Unformatted text preview: 1778), Modern English (1776- Present). • Earliest loanwords =>Celtic, Latin. • Norman Conquest (1066) Norman French, French loanwords in Middle English. Central French comes in 1204 with King Phillip of France who took Normandy from England. • 1476 introduction of the printing press. • 1755 first really influential dictionary by Samuel Johnson • 1776 American revolution...
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