How did English evolve? – Kate Gardoqui

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What is the difference between “a hearty welcome” and “a cordial reception”? In a brief, action-packed history of the English language, Kate Gardoqui explains why these semantically equal phrases evoke such different images.

Lesson by Kate Gardoqui, animation by Ben Tobitt.

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