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13

High-Frequency Greek and Latin Roots

Lecture no. 13 from the course: Building a Better Vocabulary

High-Frequency Greek and Latin Roots

Taught by Professor Kevin Flanigan | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Power up your “morphological radar” and gain the ability to spot Latin and Greek word parts in unfamiliar words, aiding you in uncovering their definitions. Investigate words using the affixes eu-, dis-, in-, pre-, post-, and dys-; then, turn to words that build from the roots man, umbr, tract, and therm.

36 Lectures

1
Image of Five Principles for Learning Vocabulary
Five Principles for Learning Vocabulary
0 of 30 min
2
Image of The Spelling-Meaning Connection
The Spelling-Meaning Connection
0 of 30 min
3
Image of Words for Lying, Swindling, and Conniving
Words for Lying, Swindling, and Conniving
0 of 30 min
4
Image of Words That Express Annoyance and Disgust
Words That Express Annoyance and Disgust
0 of 32 min
5
Image of Fighting Words and Peaceful Words
Fighting Words and Peaceful Words
0 of 30 min
6
Image of Going beyond Dictionary Meanings
Going beyond Dictionary Meanings
0 of 31 min
7
Image of Wicked Words
Wicked Words
0 of 31 min
8
Image of Words for Beginnings and Endings
Words for Beginnings and Endings
0 of 31 min
9
Image of Words Expressing Fear, Love, and Hatred
Words Expressing Fear, Love, and Hatred
0 of 31 min
10
Image of Words for the Everyday and the Elite
Words for the Everyday and the Elite
0 of 30 min
11
Image of Words from Gods and Heroes
Words from Gods and Heroes
0 of 31 min
12
Image of Humble Words and Prideful Words
Humble Words and Prideful Words
0 of 34 min
13
Image of High-Frequency Greek and Latin Roots
High-Frequency Greek and Latin Roots
0 of 31 min
14
Image of Words Relating to Belief and Trust
Words Relating to Belief and Trust
0 of 33 min
15
Image of Words for the Way We Talk
Words for the Way We Talk
0 of 34 min
16
Image of Words for Praise, Criticism, and Nonsense
Words for Praise, Criticism, and Nonsense
0 of 31 min
17
Image of Eponyms from Literature and History
Eponyms from Literature and History
0 of 32 min
18
Image of Thinking, Teaching, and Learning Words
Thinking, Teaching, and Learning Words
0 of 31 min
19
Image of Words for the Diligent and the Lazy
Words for the Diligent and the Lazy
0 of 31 min
20
Image of Words That Break and Words That Join
Words That Break and Words That Join
0 of 30 min
21
Image of Some High-Utility Greek and Latin Affixes
Some High-Utility Greek and Latin Affixes
0 of 29 min
22
Image of Cranky Words and Cool Words
Cranky Words and Cool Words
0 of 30 min
23
Image of Words for Courage and Cowardice
Words for Courage and Cowardice
0 of 31 min
24
Image of Reviewing Vocabulary through Literature
Reviewing Vocabulary through Literature
0 of 33 min
25
Image of Words for Killing and Cutting
Words for Killing and Cutting
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26
Image of A Vocabulary Grab Bag
A Vocabulary Grab Bag
0 of 30 min
27
Image of Words for Words
Words for Words
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28
Image of Specialty Words for Language
Specialty Words for Language
0 of 30 min
29
Image of Nasty Words and Nice Words
Nasty Words and Nice Words
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30
Image of Words for the Really Big and the Very Small
Words for the Really Big and the Very Small
0 of 32 min
31
Image of Spelling as a Vocabulary Tool
Spelling as a Vocabulary Tool
0 of 32 min
32
Image of A Medley of New Words
A Medley of New Words
0 of 30 min
33
Image of Building Vocabulary through Games
Building Vocabulary through Games
0 of 29 min
34
Image of Words English Borrowed and Never Returned
Words English Borrowed and Never Returned
0 of 30 min
35
Image of More Foreign Loan Words
More Foreign Loan Words
0 of 29 min
36
Image of Forgotten Words and Neologisms
Forgotten Words and Neologisms
0 of 34 min

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