CLAS 3113 English Professional Language: its Greek and Latin Tools

3 classroom hours with conference and directed research; 4 credits

Introducing basic terminology that English draws from Greek and Latin for theory and practice in professions such as medicine, law, science, engineering, industry, communications, comprising media (advertising, journalism, television, theater), likewise critical argumentation in philosophy, philology, and politics. Concept of Linguistic Kinship: the 'family' of Romance languages relating English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French; likewise the 'family' of Indo-European languages, relating, e.g., Germanic, Celtic, Persian, Indic. Tools for students to analyze and master terminology in their special fields.

Prerequisite: Classics 1110 and sophomore standing, or permission from the instructor.

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