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In fact, English is a Germanic language. The Anglo-Saxons contributed to the formation of English most of all.
English grammar is still very similar to German. Compare: Meine Freundin ist neun Jahre alt. (German) – My friend is nine years old. (English) Wir gehen in die Schule. (German) – We go to school. (English) Sie ist interessant. (German) – She is interesting. (English)
There are also a lot of French words in English from when William Duke of Normandy became the King of England in 1066.
French words in English: country, court, crime, prison, religion, prince, princess, royal, adventure, change, fruit, letter, literature, magic, male, female, mirror, question, special
You can find a lot of Scandinavian words in English too. They came from the times when the Vikings raided Britain.