283. Who Were the Anglo-Saxons? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
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⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Today, I want to introduce a piece of British history. We’ll look at the Anglo-Saxons and discuss the myths and reality behind this group of people. From the Roman Empire and Saxon tribes migrating from mainland Europe, to kingdoms, Viking raids, and a king shot in the eye with an arrow, this is the story of the Anglo-Saxons. Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/02/12/283-who-were-the-anglo-saxons-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠⁠ Vocabulary Anglo-Saxon (noun): A member of the Germanic tribes that settled in England from the 5th century AD Invade (verb): To enter a place with the intention of taking control, often by force. Monasteries (noun): Religious communities where monks live. Descendants (noun): People who are the children, or later generations of a particular ancestor or group. Settlement (noun): The act or process of establishing a community or group of people in a new location. Raid (noun/verb): A sudden and swift attack, often carried out for the purpose of seizing goods or causing damage. Tribe (noun): A social group consisting of families or communities sharing common ancestry, language, and customs. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
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