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Demystifying Language: English Vocabulary

Description:
Seventy-five per cent of English vocabulary derives from either Latin or Greek. This course provides students with a system and analytical tools to demystify the process of building their English vocabulary. Students are given an introduction to English word formation (morphology) and principles of semantic change, as well as to history of the English language, while mastering a large body of word elements based in Latin and Greek. The course builds general linguistic awareness while increasing students English vocabulary and ability to understand unknown words at sight. Attention is given to academic, scientific and medical terminology.

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2015 Spring

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 13455 - Umholtz,Gretchen ON-LINE More Info

2015 Summer

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01Z 2003 - McDermott,Emily A ON-LINE More Info