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ERIC Number: ED064737
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 27
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Words, Words, Words: English, Vocabulary.
Lamb, Barbara
The Quinmester course on words gives the student the opportunity to increase his proficiency by investigating word origins, word histories, morphology, and phonology. The course includes the following: dictionary skills and familiarity with the "Oxford,""Webster's Third," and "American Heritage" dictionaries; word derivations from other languages; ways in which things are named; ways in which words have come into our language; ways in which our language has been enriched; influence of other languages on English; ways in which words are created; sources of new words; ways in which words have changed in meaning; investigation of folk etymologies; word formations; inflectional and derivational endings; changes in word forms; diacritical marks; phonetic alphabet; changes in pronunciation in the language; sounds in the language; pitch, stress, and juncture. The course outline also contains a seven-page list of resource materials. (CL)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.