©Damen, 2015

LATIN AND GREEK ELEMENTS IN ENGLISH

 

Spring 2015
SYLLABUS
Damen

*****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]
     
W 1/7 Introduction to Class [Slides]   Read and do all assignments on pp. 1-14
F 1/9 Lecture: A Brief History of English [Slides]   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]
       
M 1/12 Lessons 1-2 [Slides] pp. 35-46
W 1/14 Lessons 3-4 [Slides] pp. 46-56
F 1/16 Lessons 5-6 [Slides] Study for Quiz #1
       
M 1/19 HOLIDAY (NO CLASS)  
W 1/21 Ketchup & Revue Study for Quiz #1; pp. 57-60
F 1/23 Lesson 7 [Slides]; QUIZ #1 pp. 61-70
       
M 1/26 Lessons 8-9 [Slides] pp. 70-82
W 1/28 Lessons 10-11 [Slides] pp. 82-89
F 1/30 Lessons 12-13 [Slides] Study for Quiz #2
       
M 2/2 Ketchup & Revue Study for Quiz #2
W 2/4 Lecture: Metaphors Study for Quiz #2; pp. 90-94
F 2/6 Lesson 14 [Slides]; QUIZ #2 pp. 94-101
       
M 2/9 Lessons 15-16 [Slides] pp. 101-112
W 2/11 Lessons 17-18 [Slides] pp. 112-119
F 2/13 Lessons 19-20 [Slides] Study for Quiz #3
       
M 2/16 HOLIDAY (NO CLASS)
T(=M) 2/17 Ketchup & Revue Study for Quiz #3; pp. 120-124
W 2/18 Lesson 21 [Slides]; QUIZ #3 pp. 124-132
F 2/20 Lessons 22-23 [Slides] pp. 132-142
       
M 2/23 Lessons 24-25 (handout) Study for Midterm (Midterm)
W 2/25 Ketchup & Revue Study for Midterm (Midterm)
F 2/27 Review for Midterm Study for Midterm (Midterm)
       
M 3/2 TEST #1 (Midterm) pp. 158-178

SECTION ON GREEK
(Click here for a list of Greek affixes)
 
DAY DATE CLASSWORK [SLIDES] HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT
(to be prepared for the next class)
 
W 3/4 Lessons 1-2 [Slides] pp. 178-187
F 3/6 Lessons 3-4 [Slides] pp. 187-196
       
********************* 3/9-3/13: SPRING BREAK *********************
       
M 3/16 Lessons 5-6 [Slides] Study for Quiz #4
W 3/18 Ketchup & Revue Study for Quiz #4
F 3/20 Lecture: Grimm's Law [Slides] Study for Quiz #4; pp. 196-201
       
M 3/23 Lesson 7 [Slides]; QUIZ #4 pp. 201-211
W 3/25 Lessons 8-9 (handout) [Slides] pp. 211-220
F 3/27 Lessons 10-11 (handout) [Slides] pp. 220-231
       
M 3/30 Lessons 12-13 (handout) [Slides] Study for Quiz #5
W 4/1 Ketchup & Revue Study for Quiz #5; pp. 231-236
F 4/3 Special Lecture (attendance optional)
       
M 4/6 Lesson 14 (handout) [Slides]; QUIZ #5 pp. 236-244
W 4/8 Lessons 15-16 (handout) [Slides] pp. 245-256
F 4/10 Lessons 17-19 (handout) [Slides] pp. 257-268
       
M 4/13 Lessons 20-22 [Review I] pp. 269-280
W 4/15 Lessons 23-25 [Review II] Study for Test #2 (Final Exam)
F 4/17 Ketchup & Revue [Review III] Study for Test #2 (Final Exam)
       
M 4/20 Review for Final Study for Test #2 (Final Exam)
W 4/22 Lecture: Wordplay [Slides] Study for Test #2 (Final Exam)
F 4/24 Class Projects: Neologisms Study for Test #2 (Final Exam)
       
Final Examination (= TEST #2): Wednesday, April 29; 1:30-3:20 pm; Main 301

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