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LATIN AND GREEK ELEMENTS IN ENGLISH

 

Spring 2016
SYLLABUS
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*****Always do ALL assignments on the pages indicated below*****

INTRODUCTION
 
DAY DATE CLASSWORK [SLIDES]   HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT
(to be prepared for the next class)
[*the designation [Slides] below refers to the PowerPoint slides presented in class; these are posted in pdf form after the class to which they pertain]
 
[the page numbers cited below refer to the course textbook: Ayers, English Words from Latin and Greek Elements]
     
M 1/11 Introduction to Class [Slides]   Read and do all assignments on pp. 1-14
W 1/13 Lecture: A Brief History of English [Audio]   pp. 16-34
         
SECTION ON LATIN
(Click here for a list of Latin affixes)
 
DAY DATE CLASSWORK [SLIDES] HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT
(to be prepared for the next class)
[*clicking on the links entitled "Lessons" takes you to the answers to the homework exercises for those chapters in Ayers' textbook; clicking "Slides" takes you to pdf's of the PowerPoint slides presented in class]
       
F 1/15 Lessons 1-2 [Slides] pp. 35-46
       
M 1/18 HOLIDAY (NO CLASS)  
W 1/20 Lessons 3-4 [Slides] pp. 46-56
F 1/22 Lessons 5-6 [Slides] Study for Quiz #1
       
M 1/25 Ketchup & Revue Study for Quiz #1; pp. 57-60
W 1/27 Lesson 7 [Slides]; QUIZ #1 pp. 61-70
F 1/29 Lessons 8-9 [Slides] pp. 70-82
       
M 2/1 Lessons 10-11 [Slides] pp. 82-89
W 2/3 Lessons 12-13 [Slides] Study for Quiz #2
F 2/5 Ketchup & Revue Study for Quiz #2
       
M 2/8 Lecture: Metaphors Study for Quiz #2; pp. 90-94
W 2/10 Lesson 14 [Slides]; QUIZ #2 pp. 94-101
F 2/12 Lessons 15-16 [Slides] pp. 101-112
       
M 2/15 HOLIDAY (NO CLASS)
T(=M) 2/16 Lessons 17-18 [Slides] pp. 112-119
W 2/17 Lessons 19-20 [Slides] Study for Quiz #3
F 2/19 Ketchup & Revue Study for Quiz #3; pp. 120-124
       
M 2/22 Lesson 21 [Slides]; QUIZ #3 pp. 124-132
W 2/24 Lessons 22-23 [Slides] pp. 132-142
F 2/26 Lessons 24-25 (handout) Study for Midterm (Midterm)
       
M 2/29 Ketchup & Revue Study for Midterm (Midterm)
W 3/2 Review for Midterm Study for Midterm (Midterm)
F 3/4 TEST #1 (Midterm) pp. 158-178
       
********************* 3/7-3/11: SPRING BREAK *********************

SECTION ON GREEK
(Click here for a list of Greek affixes)
 
DAY DATE CLASSWORK [SLIDES] HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT
(to be prepared for the next class)
 
M 3/14 Lecture: American English  
W 3/16 Lessons 1-2 [Slides] pp. 178-187
F 3/18 Lessons 3-4 [Slides] pp. 187-196
       
M 3/21 Lessons 5-6 [Slides] Study for Quiz #4
W 3/23 Ketchup & Revue Study for Quiz #4
F 3/25 Lecture: Grimm's Law [Slides] Study for Quiz #4; pp. 196-201
       
M 3/28 Lesson 7 [Slides]; QUIZ #4 pp. 201-211
W 3/30 Lessons 8-9 (handout) [Slides] pp. 211-220
F 4/1 Lessons 10-11 (handout) [Slides] pp. 220-231
       
M 4/4 Lessons 12-13 (handout) [Slides] Study for Quiz #5
W 4/6 Ketchup & Revue Study for Quiz #5; pp. 231-236
F 4/8 Special Lecture (attendance optional)
       
M 4/11 Lesson 14 (handout) [Slides]; QUIZ #5 pp. 236-244
W 4/13 Lessons 15-16 (handout) [Slides] pp. 245-256
F 4/15 Lessons 17-19 (handout) [Slides] pp. 257-268
       
M 4/18 Lessons 20-22 [Review I] pp. 269-280
W 4/20 Lessons 23-25 [Review II] Study for Test #2 (Final Exam)
F 4/22 Ketchup & Revue [Review III] Study for Test #2 (Final Exam)
       
M 4/25 Review for Final Study for Test #2 (Final Exam)
W 4/27 Lecture: Wordplay Study for Test #2 (Final Exam)
F 4/29 Class Projects: Neologisms Study for Test #2 (Final Exam)
       
Final Examination (= TEST #2): Monday, May 2; 1:30-3:20 pm; Main 301

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