Intro to Etymology: The History of Words!
In this interactive one-time class, students will gain a window into the eye-opening world of etymology, the study of the origins of words!
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Etymology is the fascinating study of where words come from and how they are interlinked with one another. For example, the words “manually” and “manicure,” both of which come from the Latin root man meaning “hand.” In fact, did you know that over 60 percent of all words in English have a Greek or Latin root? And that figure goes up to more than 90 percent when it comes to science and technology vocabulary! In this one-time class, we’ll look at the roots of some common words that students...
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40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Hassan's Language Corner
Language and Intercultural Educator
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
24 total reviews
32 completed classes
Hi everyone, I’m Mr. Hassan. It’s nice to “virtual” meet you! I'm an English and Language Arts teacher with over five years of teaching experience. I am also a polyglot and have studied Arabic for ten years, including at the graduate level....