also explains why English vowel letters have very different pronunciations from the same letters in other languages. Frisian and, low Saxon, and its vocabulary has been significantly influenced by other. Many speakers of English in Africa have become part of an "Afro-Saxon" language community that unites Africans from different countries. via ScienceDirect (Subscription may be required or content may be available in libraries.) Barry, Michael. Most standard varieties are affected by the Great Vowel Shift, which changed the pronunciation of long vowels, but a few dialects have slightly different results. Subjective case is used when the pronoun is the subject of a finite clause, and otherwise, the objective case is used. Discourse markers are often the first constituents in sentences.