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CLA 30: Greek and Latin Elements in English Vocabulary Emily Albu [email protected]
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Goals for Today Reviewing quiz #2 Understanding the Word Sheet (due Friday: a word derived from Latin) Reviewing Unit Three, exercises 1-64 and the Latinate register of English Exploring more new words in English.
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Word Sheet due Wed. (Latin roots) Example with Greek roots: Word: colonoscopy Root Element 1: colon Definition: <ME <Lat. <Gk. < Greek “ kolon / colon ,” large intestine Root Element 2: -scop Definition: < Gk. “ skopia ,” a lookout < “ skopein ,” to see, to view Root Element 3: {-y} noun suffix; condition (of), act (of)
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colonoscopy Word Definition (dictionary definition): Examination of the large intestine by means of a colonoscope. Game Definition (a bogus definition that you make up): From Greek “colon,” coil, and Greek “skepein,” to skip; the reversal of polarity of a current as it travels through an electromagnetic coil.
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course CLA 30 taught by Professor Albu during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.

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