Here's a 10-minute cartoon video which summarises the history of the English language. Funny to watch.
A compilation of ten videos on the history of the English language. It has been compiled into a film to make it a little easier to watch. The originals are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 2.0 Licence agreement. The original webpage can be found here
Video "THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH (IN 10 MINUTES)":