Gap Fill - Languages - Level 6


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Evolutionary linguists believe they have made a " breakthrough" regarding the of Indo-European languages, including English and Sanskrit. The linguists say an predecessor may have been spoken more than 8,100 years . The researchers are from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany. Their may resolve a 200-year-old over where the ancestor of English came from. One school of thought posits English has its in the Pontic-Caspian Steppe on the northern of the Black Sea 6,000 years ago. A competing is that English originated from Anatolia (much of -day Turkey) 9,000 years ago.

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