English

The Joy of Vocabulary I: Greek and Latin Prefixes and Roots

An excellent preparation for the SAT and other exams that require understanding of advanced vocabulary, this class uses Greek and Latin roots and prefixes to teach vocabulary meaning and usage.
Lisa Bagchi
81 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 15 learners
Class

40 minutes

per class

Twice per week

over 5 weeks

12-17

year olds

3-7

learners per class

per learner - per class

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Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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Jun 7 - Jul 7 (5 weeks)
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Description

Class Experience

Students will:
Expand their understanding of the way English is formed
Learn several Latin and Greek roots and prefixes and the way they work in words
Be challenged to use new words in context
Practice skills with words like concise writing and applying meaning logic to make analogies (example: entomology is to insects as astronomy is to stars)
Each week, students will complete one chapter in the workbook The Joy of Vocabulary. This class will cover chapters one, two, three, four and seven. 
Each student will need to purchase a NEW copy of The Joy of Vocabulary by Normal Levine. For all students in the class, I will provide a link to purchase the correct edition. 
1 hour 20 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.

Teacher

Lisa BagchiReading, creative writing teacher
81 total reviews
120 completed classes

About Me

Hello!
   My name is Lisa Bagchi, and I run many different classes on Outschool. Favorites include reading classes that center around discussion of themes, characters, and whatever else we can find, as well as creative writing groups in which we... 
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