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Greek Root Words



What do the words antique, idol, dialogue, geography, grammar, architect, economy, encyclopedia, telephone, microscope all have in common? You guessed it. They, and 150,000 other English words, come from Greek!*


Large, interesting vocabularies are important for precise writing, powerful speaking, and accurate communicate of ideas, not to mention higher college entrance exam scores. This class makes learning and using new words lively and interesting. Combine it with Latin Root Words for a year-long vocabulary extravaganza or take just one semester if that better suits your schedule.

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*Read a bit more about Greek influence on the English language at

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