Think about the ways that language changes What aresome of the English terms

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·Think about the ways that language changes. What aresome of the English terms adopted by these people fromHong Kong? What are some of the words from otherlanguages that we have adopted into our own dailyvocabularies?
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borrowed from American English into other languages. Today, when printing information about computers, German newspapers refer to "der Computer," "der Code," "das Display," "das Web-Design," and "der Cursor." However,such Anglicisms are not limited to computer terminology. German newspaper readers may also encounter words such as "der Trend," "der Cash-Flow," and"der Trainer," English words that have displaced their German equivalents in some publications.DialectsChanges in language occur gradually with the passage of time. Yet, at any given time, the need to communicate effectively within a social group necessitates a certain degree of mutual sharing in the sounds used to form words, in the meanings of words, and in the grammatical patterns for combining them. Consequently, a language changes in more or less the same way for all members of the group. However, when a group is subdivided, either geographically or socially, the members of each subgroup tend to communicate more frequently with one another than with outsiders. One result of such isolation is that new ways of spe
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aking that arise in one subgroup do not necessarily pass over into others. Thus, a language originally spoken in the same way by several groups can gradually change until it is made up of separatedialects, or mutually intelligible variants of a language shared by different social groups. For instance, the English now spoken in Great Britain differs from the varieties of English spoken in the United States and Australia, although all three forms developed from a single language spoken but a few hundred years ago by residents of and emigrants from Great Britain.African American Vernacular English
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