Over 60% of English comes from Latin roots, and over 10% comes from Greek roots, not to mention prefixes and suffixes! Learning and understanding the way these roots work will help you learn and comprehend the English language at a much deeper level than mere memorization. You'll not only be able to develop your vocabulary at a quicker pace, but your understanding of existing vocabulary will be deepened as well as you begin to comprehend why our words mean what they do. By studying one root a day with its definition, source and derivatives, you'll have completed 108 words by the end of a typical school year. The spiral format provides excellent retention, as you preview, learn and the continue to use material throughout the year, never allowing your brain to rest! Instructions are provided in the beginning, and the majority of the book consists of lists of roots and their examples and sources. Glossary included, 51 pages, softcover.
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