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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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LING 103 - The Classical Roots of English Words

Semester Hours: 3
Fall, Spring
A systematic study of the foreign, primarily Greek and Latin, elements of the vocabulary of contemporary English, especially the vocabulary of the humanities and the sciences. The influence of other languages, both European and non-Western, are also considered. The study of word roots and families are set against the background of Greco-Roman civilization as it lives on in the classical heritage of the English language.





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