Once per week
learners per class
How does an “Ongoing” course work?
Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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Each week a new set of 10 Latin or Greek root words (sometimes prefixes and suffixes) will be introduced and studied then we will play a game with the words on that same day to learn the root words. Latin and Greek roots word topics include science, medical terminology, legal terms, art, and much more. Approximately 60% of the English language derives from Latin and Greek root words. This ongoing class offers the potential to increase a learner's vocabulary by several hundred words,...
By learning root words each week, learners have the potential to increase their vocabulary by hundreds of words. Many of these root words are also roots in the romance languages (Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Italian) so learning them can aid in the study of the romance languages as well as English.
I have been teaching English in both public school and online school now for nearly 20 years.
No homework. Each week will be a different 10 root words to learn the day of class. No class is a prerequisite for a previous class. Each class is individualized so students can come and go.
Leaner will not need any supplies other than their brain and a willingness to learn.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
I will avoid some root words involving anatomy.
I will provide the 10 words each week with their origin (Latin or Greek) and their meanings in class.
Mark Tyson B.A., M.A.
Experienced English and Literature Teacher
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
420 total reviews
514 completed classes
Mark Tyson holds a B.A. in English and Culture from New York Institute of Technology and a M.A. in English From Sanford National University San Diego, CA. He teaches English and Literature classes with a particular focus on 18th and 19th century...