Adventure of English
One third of the globe speaks some English. How did it grow into the worlds primary language for culture, commerce, and diplomacy? Respected author and broadcaster Melvyn Bragg tracks down the stimulating answers, consulting experts such as Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney and the Royal Shakespeare Company's John Barton. One of the first releases in the new Athena line, this documentary comes packed with extras and provides an authoritative, entertaining experience for lifelong learning. Special Features: Box Set Screen Format Note: Widescreen 16:9 Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 - English Subtitles - English - SDH Additional Products: Booklet - 20-Page Viewers Guide Episodes - (8) Features: 1. The Evolution of the English Alphabet 2. Architects of the Language Runtime: 405 Minutes.