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Introduction

Program I

Program II

Program III

Program IV

Program V

Program VI

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Program I


Overview of the Series

  1. Evolution of languages
  2. English words taken from Latin
    1. Words taken directly from Latin—opus, onus, agenda
    2. Words that use the Latin plural ending, such as curricula
    3. Phrases taken directly from Latin—modus operandi, ad hoc, ad infinitum
    4. Abbreviations such as RX, e.g., i.e., etc.
    5. Mythological references—Herculean task, odyssey, carrying the world on one’s shoulders
  3. Latin as the source for new words, such as computer and ordinateur (French for “computer”)

Exercises

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