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Post by Guriqbal Singh on February 12, 2014

what a great lesson !

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Post by educator educate on October 19, 2013

what is factus

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Post by susana valderrama on April 24, 2013

Hi,
How I can access the website to make the homework?

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Post by chad louis on September 17, 2012

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Latin Root Words

  • What is a root word?
  • Examples of Latin words
  • Latin roots and Prefixes

Latin Root Words

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:09
  • What is a Root Word? 0:37
    • Previous Lesson
    • Today's Lesson
  • Why Latin Roots? 1:20
    • Makes it a Lot Easier to Understand Big Words
    • Which is Easier, 24 Root Words/ Prefix or 300 New Vocab Words?
    • Memorizing Root Words Makes Guessing on Exams Easier
  • Examples 2:58
    • English Words
    • Latin Equivalents
  • Prefixes and Roots 4:33
    • Prefix 'Ex' or 'E'
    • English Words
    • Root Word: 'Ject' or 'Jec'
    • English Words
    • Latin Word: Frater and Soror
    • English Words
  • Prefixes as Examples 7:01
    • Bene, Bone vs Mal, Male
    • Ex vs In
  • Root Words Examples 8:20
    • Vol
    • Fic, Fect, Fact
    • Dic, Dict
    • Patria, Pat
    • Vita, Vit
    • Mor, Mort
  • Sample Exercises 9:22
  • Assignment 10:28