Greek and Latin Etymology

Curriculum support20 mins£2.50

Key takeaways
What is ‘etymology’ and why is it important?
Understanding Greek and Latin root words
Using Greek and Latin root words to understand vocabulary in context
Kitan CoxHost: As an experienced secondary English teacher, I have taught GCSE and A-Level English (Language and Literature), Media Studies, Extended Project Qualification, Critical Thinking and Drama in a wide range of educational settings in London and Surrey (outstanding secondary schools, academies and a further education college). I am also been involved in motivating students through extracurricular activities inside and outside of school. Additionally, I have a certificate in Life Coaching.

In this class students will be given an overview of how to understand words in context.  You will be shown why understanding Greek and Latin root words can help you understand long, complex words in the context of which they are written. 

This class focuses on 'etymology' which is the study of the origin of words, comprehension of these root words is a fantastic skill which allows for English students to excel and advance their contextual understanding of known and unknown texts. 

Related Classes: English: Punctuation Basics,English: Grammar for Complex Sentences

Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This class is aimed towards students in Year 7, 8 & 9 or S1, S2 and S3 who are want to increase their knowledge of understanding unknown words. 

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:

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