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Greek VI

Hi everyone…happy August! Here is the final video of the Greek series, the one with the review of the sample words. I’m sorry this was not posted earlier, and thanks again to Sreeniketh for very kindly letting me know. Also, it would be so nice if we could help those in need of clean and pure water during these hot summer months. If you would please like to donate to water.org, please click here. Thank you! We will start a new language next time!  

Greek I

Hello…Happy Saturday! This week we will start with one of the most influential languages for the English language: Greek! Greek and Latin together comprise 60% (6 out of 10 words!) of English! It’s pretty obvious that plenty of spelling bee words stem from Greek. Greek is also home to hundreds of root words and etymologies, that are commonly used in many words today. For example, in Greek, “chrono” means time; that’s where we get the words chronological, anachronism, and synchronize from. These roots are key to understanding the spellings of… Read more Greek I