Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Foreign Language

PowerPoint Presentations for French and Spanish classes
by

Randall Caudle

on 12 September 2012

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Foreign Language

photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli Define the following words from this week:
1. Mala Fide
2. In Vivo
3. Perennial
4. Mea Culpa
5. Compos Mentis
6. In Vitro
7. Extemporaneous
8. Triceratops
9. Magnanimous
10. Corporal Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) TANG/TACT = From the Latin verb tangere, “to touch.”
Intact = Untouched by anything that harms; entire, uninjured.
Tactile = Able to be perceived by touching; relating to the sense of touch.
Tangential = Touching lightly; incidental.
Tangible = Able to be perceived, especially by touch; physical, substantial. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in vivo = in a living thing
A.S.L. word per diem = “23”
International Information per diem = “Latte” is Italian for milk.

CORP = From the Latin word corpus, “body.”
Corporeal = Having or relating to a physical body; substantial.
Corpulent = Having a large, bulky body; fat.
Corporal = Relating to or affecting the body.
Incorporate = To blend or combine into something already existing to form one whole; to form or form into a corporation. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) EV = From the Latin aevum, “age” or “lifetime.”
Coeval = Having the same age or lasting the same amount of time; contemporary.
Longevity = A long duration of life; length of life; long continuance.
Medieval = Relating to the Middle Ages of European history, from about A.D. 500 to 1500.
Primeval = Having to do with the earliest ages; primitive or ancient; existing from the beginning. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.)
FIG = From the Latin fingere, “to shape or mold” and the noun figura, “a form or shape.”
Configuration = An arrangement of parts or elements; shape, design.
Effigy = An image of a person, especially a crude representation of a hated person.
Figment = Something made up or imagined.
Figurative = Representing form or figure in art; saying one thing in terms normally meaning or describing another thing. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = mea culpa = my fault
A.S.L. word per diem = “21”
International Information per diem = Japanese or “nihongo” is spoken by over 125 million people.

ANIM = From the Latin anima, “breath” or “soul.”
Animated = Full of life; lively, vigorous, active; seeming or appearing to be alive.
Magnanimous = Showing a lofty and courageous spirit; generous and forgiving.
Animosity = Ill will or resentment.
Inanimate = Not alive; lifeless; not lively; dull. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) TRI – Continued


Trimester =A period of about three months, especially one of three such periods in a human pregnancy; one of three terms into which an academic year is sometimes divided.
Trinity = (Capitalized): The unity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit as three persons in one God in Christian belief; a group of three people.
Triptych = A picture or carving made in the form of three panels side by side; something composed or presented in three sections.
Trivial = Commonplace or ordinary; of little value or importance. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = compos mentis = of sound mind
A.S.L. word per diem = “20”
International Information per diem = Italian “10” = Dieci

TRI = From Greek and Latin meaning “three.”
Triceratops = One of a group of large dinosaurs that lived during the Cretaceous period and had three horns, a bony crest or hood, and hoofed toes.
Tricolor = Having three colors; a national flag that has three colors arranged in three equal horizontal or vertical bands.
Trident = A three-pronged spear carried by various sea gods in mythology.
Trilogy = A series of three creative works that are closely related and develop a single theme. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) CHRON = From the Greek word for “time.”
Anachronism = The error of placing a person or thing in the wrong time period; a person or thing that is out of its own time.
Chronic = Lasting a long time or recurring frequently; always present; constantly annoying or troubling; habitual.
Chronology = A sequence of events in the order they occurred; a table, list, or account that presents events in order.
Synchronous = Happening or existing at exactly the same time; simultaneous; recurring or acting at exactly the same intervals. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in vitro = in glass = outside the body
A.S.L. word per diem = “19”
International Information per diem = Chinese “10” = Shí

TEMPOR = From the Latin tempus, “time.”
Contemporary = Occurring or existing during the same period of time; having to do with the present period; modern or current.
Extemporaneous = Composed, performed, spoken, or done on the spur of the moment; impromptu or improvised/
Temporal = Having to do with time as opposed to eternity; having to do with earthly life as opposed to heavenly existence.
Temporize = To act in a way that fits the time or occasion; to give way to current opinion. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from this week:
1. Ex Oficio
2. Facile Princeps
3. Prophylaxis
4. Deo Gratias
5. Indoctrinate
6. Deo Volente
7. In Utero
8. Dichotomy
9. Topography
10. Propitious Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) RETRO = From the Latin, “back,” “behind,” or “backward.”
Retroactive = Intended to apply or take effect at a date in the past.
Retrofit = To furnish something with new or modified parts or equipment that was optional or unavailable at the time of manufacture.
Retrogress = To return to an earlier and usually worse or more primitive state.
Retrospective = A generally comprehensive exhibition or performance usually covering an artist’s output to date. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = facile princeps = easily first = an obvious leader
A.S.L. word per diem = “18”
International Information per diem = Japanese “10” = Jū

PRO = From Greek and Latin, “before,” “forward,” or “for.”
Procrastinate = To put off intentionally the doing of something that ought to be done.
Prodigious = Arousing amazement or wonder; extraordinary in size, amount, or extent; enormous.
Prophylaxis = Treatment aimed at preserving health and preventing the spread of disease.
Propitious = Being a sign of good things to come; promising success; likely to produce good results. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) HABIT/HIBIT = From the Latin habere, “to have” or “to hold.”
Exhibitionist = Someone who acts to attract attention.
Habitation = The act of living in a place or occupying it; a dwelling place or residence; a settlement or colony.
Habitual = Practiced or done on a regular basis; like a habit; usual or customary.
Inhibit = To hold in check or restrain; to prevent or slow down an activity or occurrence. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = ex officio = by right of position or office
A.S.L. word per diem = “17”
International Information per diem = Italian “9” = Nove

DOM = From the Latin domus, “house” or dominus, “master.”
Predominant = Greater in importance, strength, influence, or authority.
Domicile = A dwelling place or home; a residence.
Domination = Supremacy or power over another; the exercise of governing or controlling influence.
Dominion = An area over which one rules; domain; supreme authority. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) CENTR/CENTER = From the Greek kentron and the Latin centrum, “sharp point” or “exact middle of a circle.”
Eccentric = Not following an established or usual style or conduct; straying from a circular path; off-center.
Epicenter = The location on the earth’s surface directly above the focus of an earthquake; the center or focus of activity.
Egocentric = Overly concerned with oneself; self-centered.
Ethnocentric = Marked by or based on the attitude that one’s own group is superior to others. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = Deo volente = God willing
A.S.L. word per diem = “16”
International Information per diem = Chinese “9” = Jĭu

TOP = From the Greek word topos, “place.”
Ectopic = Occurring or originating in an abnormal place.
Topical = Designed for local application to or treatment of a bodily part; referring to the topics of the day.
Topiary= Relating to the art of shaping trees or shrubs into odd or ornamental shapes.
Topography = The art of showing the natural and man-made features of a region on a map or a chart. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = Deo gratias = thanks be to God
A.S.L. word per diem = “15”
International Information per diem = Japanese “9” = Ku

DI/DUO = From the Greek and Latin prefixes meaning “two.”
Dichotomy = A division into two often contradictory groups.
Diplomatic = Relating to negotiations between nations; tactful.
Duplex = Having two principal elements; double.
Duplicity = Deception by pretending to feel and act one way while acting in another. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) TUT/TUI = From the Latin verb tueri, “to look at” or “to guide, guard, or teach.”
Intuition = The power of knowing something immediately without mental effort; quick insight.
Tuition = The act of teaching; instruction; the cost of or payment for instruction.
Tutelage = Instruction or guidance of an individual; guardianship.
Tutorial = A class for one student or a small group of students; an instructional program that gives information about a specific subject. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in utero = within the womb
A.S.L. word per diem = “14”
International Information per diem = Italian “8” = Otto

DOC/DOCT = From the Latin docere, “to teach.”
Doctrine = Something that is taught; an official principle, opinion, or belief.
Docile = Easily led, tamed, or taught; obedient.
Doctrinaire = Tending to apply principles or theories without regard for practical difficulties or individual circumstance.
Indoctrinate = To teach, especially basics or fundamentals; to fill someone with a particular opinion or point of view. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) FORM = From the Latin for “shape” or “form.”
Conform = To be similar or identical; to be in agreement or harmony; to follow ordinary standards or customs.
Formality = An established custom or way of behaving that is required or standard; the following of formal or conventional rules.
Formative = Giving or able to give form or shape; constructive; having to do with important growth or development.
Format = The shape, size, and general makeup of something; a general plan, arrangement, or choice of material. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in toto = totally; entirely
A.S.L. word per diem = “13”
International Information per diem = Chinese “8” = Bā

MORPH = From the Greek word for “shape.”
Amorphous = Without a definite shape or form; shapeless.
Anthropomorphic = Having or described as having human form or traits; seeing human traits in nonhuman things.
Metamorphosis = A physical change, especially one supernaturally caused; a developmental change in an animal that occurs after birth or hatching.
Morphology = The study of the structure and form of plants and animals; the study of word formation. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = inter alios = among other people
A.S.L. word per diem = “12”
International Information per diem = Japanese “8” = Hachi

SPHER = Comes from the Greek word for “ball.”
Stratosphere = The part of the earth’s atmosphere that extends from about seven to about 31 miles above the surface.
Biosphere = The part of the world in which life can exist; living things and their environment.
Hemisphere = Half a sphere, especially half the global sphere as divided by the equator or a meridian.
Spherical = Relating to a sphere; shaped like a sphere or one of its segments. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) VINC/VICT = From the Latin verb vincere, “to conquer” or “to overcome.”
Evince = To be outward evidence of; show or reveal.
Invincible = Incapable of being conquered or overcome.
Provincial = Having to do with a province; lacking polish, culture, and broad experience.
Victimize = To make a victim of; trick, deceive, or injure. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = inter alia = among other things
A.S.L. word per diem = “11”
International Information per diem = Italian “7” = Sette

TERM/TERMIN = From the Latin verb terminare, “to limit, bound, or set limits to,” or the related noun terminus, a “limit or boundary.”
Indeterminate = Not precisely determined; vague.
Interminable = Having or seeming to have no end; tiresomely drawn out.
Terminal = Forming or relating to an end or limit; fatal.
Terminology = The words with specialized or precise meanings used in a field or subject. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from this week:
1. Corrigenda
2. Pedagogy
3. Per Contra
4. In Situ
5. In Rerum Natura
6. Pediatrician
7. Monogamous
8. Monolithic
9. Repository
10. Proliferate Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in situ = in position
A.S.L. word per diem = “10”
International Information per diem = Chinese “7” = Qī

MONO = From the Greek for “one” or “only.”
Monogamous = Being married to one person or having one mate at a time.
Monograph = A scholarly essay written on a single small topic and published separately.
Monolithic = Appearing to be a huge, featureless, often rigid whole.
Monotheism = The worship of a single god. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) TEN/TIN/TAIN = From the Latin verb tenere and tenax meaning “hold” or “hold on to.”
Abstinence = Holding oneself back voluntarily from indulging an appetite or craving.
Tenacious = Stubborn or persistent in clinging to a thing.
Tenable = Capable of being held or defended; reasonable.
Sustenance = Something that gives support or strength; food, nourishment. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) TRANS = From Latin to indicate movement “through, across, or beyond” something.
Transfiguration = A change in form or appearance; a glorifying spiritual change.
Transfuse = To spread into or throughout; to permeate; to transfer into a vein of a person or animal.
Transient = Not lasting long; short-lived; passing through a place and staying only briefly.
Transcendent = Exceeding or rising above usual limits; surpassing, supreme; beyond comprehension; beyond ordinary experience or material existence. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = corrigenda = things to be corrected
A.S.L. word per diem = “8”
International Information per diem = Italian “6” = Sei

FER = From the Latin verb ferre, “to carry.”
Deferential = Showing respect or esteem.
Fertile = Bearing great quantities of fruit or imaginative ideas; productive or inventive; able to support abundant plant growth.
Inference = A conclusion arrived at from facts or statements taken as true.
Proliferate = To grow or increase by rapid production of new units; to multiply. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) NASC/NAT/NAI = From the Latin verb nasci, meaning “to be born.”
Cognate = Related or alike by nature; related because descended from the same language.
Innate = Present from birth onward; inborn; part of the essential nature of something.
Nascent = Coming or having just come into being.
Renaissance = Rebirth or revival; the period of European history between medieval and modern times, from about the 14th to the 17th century, which saw a revival of classical culture, a flowering of the arts and literature, and the beginnings of modern science. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = per contra = on the contrary
A.S.L. word per diem = “7”
International Information per diem = Chinese “6” =Lìu

PED = From the Greek word for “child.”
Pedagogy = The art or profession of teaching; the study of teaching.
Encyclopedic = Of or relating to an encyclopedia; covering a wide range of subjects.
Pediatrician = A doctor who specializes in the diseases, development, and care of children.
Pedant = A formal, unimaginative teacher; a person who shows off his or her learning. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from this week:
1. Errata
2. Apocryphal
3. Aptitude
4. Exempli Gratia
5. Apiary
6. Cryptography
7. Id Est
8. Lupine
9. Recidivism
10. Errare Est Humanum Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) AB/ABS = From the Latin and means, “from,” “away,” or “off.”
Abscond = To depart in secret and hide.
Abstemious = Restrained, especially in the consumption of food or alcohol.
Abstraction = The consideration of a thing or idea without associating it with a particular example.
Abstruse = Hard to understand; deep or complex. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = i.e. = id est = that is to say; in other words
A.S.L. word per diem = “6”
International Information per diem = Japanese “6” = Roku

CRYPT/CRYPH = From the Greek word for “hidden.”
Apocryphal = Of doubtful genuineness or authenticity.
Cryptic = Mysterious; puzzlingly short; acting to hide or conceal.
Cryptography = Secret writing; the encoding and decoding of messages.
Crypt = A room completely or partly underground, especially under the main floor of a church; a room or area in a large aboveground tomb. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Animal Words continued:
Lycanthropy = From the Greek for wolf, the taking on of the form and behavior of a wolf by means of magic or witchcraft.
Ornithologist = From the Greek for study of birds, a person who studies birds.
Serpentine = From the Latin, like a snake or serpent in shape or movement; winding.
Simian = From the Latin for ape, having to do with monkeys or apes; monkeylike. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = e.g. = exempli gratia = for example
A.S.L. word per diem = “5”
International Information per diem = Italian “5” = Cinque

Animal Words from Latin and Greek:
Apiary = From the Latin, a place where bees are kept for their honey.
Caper = From the Latin for a male goat, a playful leap; a prank or mischievous adventure.
Equestrian = From the Latin for horse, having to do with horseback riding.
Lupine = From the Latin for wolf, like a wolf; wolfish. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) CIS = From the Latin verb meaning “to cut, cut down, or slay.”
Concise = Brief and condensed, especially in expression or statement.
Excise = To cut out, especially surgically.
Incisive = Impressively direct and decisive.
Precision = Exactness of definition or statement; accuracy of performance or measurement. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = errare est humanum = to err is human
A.S.L. word per diem = “4”
International Information per diem = Chinese “5” = Wŭ

CAD/CID/CAS = From the Latin verb cadere, “to fall, fall down, drop,” or from the related noun casus, “fall or chance.”
Cadaver = A dead body, especially one that is to be dissected; a corpse.
Casualty = A person, especially a military person, or a thing that is injured, lost, or destroyed; a victim.
Decadent = Self-indulgent; decaying or declining.
Recidivism = A tendency to fall back into earlier habits or modes of behaving, especially criminal habits. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = errata = errors
A.S.L. word per diem = “3”
International Information per diem = Japanese “5” = Go

APT/EPT = From the Latin aptare, “to fit,” and aptus, “fit.”
Adaptation = Adjustment to conditions of an environment, or to a new or different use.
Aptitude = Natural tendency, talent, or ability; ability to learn.
Adept = Expert or highly skilled.
Inept = Foolish, incompetent, bungling. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) GNI/GNO = From the Greek and Latin verb meaning “to know.”
Cognitive = Having to do with the process of knowing, including awareness, judgment, and understanding.
Diagnosis = The identification of a disease by its symptoms; an investigation of and conclusion about a situation or problem.
Incognito = In disguise or with one’s identity concealed.
Prognosis = The chance of recovery from a given disease or condition. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = erratum = error
A.S.L. word per diem = “2”
International Information per diem = Italian “4” = Quattro


DIC = From dicere, the Latin word meaning “to speak.”
Edict = An official announcement that has the force of a law.
Interdiction = An edict prohibiting something.
Jurisdiction = The power or right to control or exercise authority.
Malediction = A curse. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = Ave Maria = Hail Mary
A.S.L. word per diem = “1”
International Information per diem = Chinese “4” = Sì

CORD = From the Latin word for “heart.”
Accord = To grant; to be in harmony; agree.
Concordance = An index of the important words in a book or in an author’s works, with the passages in which they occur.
Cordial = Warm, friendly, gracious; something that warms and revives, especially a liqueur.
Discordant = Being at odds, conflicting, not in harmony. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = ave = hail or farewell
A.S.L. word per diem = “zero”
International Information per diem = Japanese “4” = Shi

Animal Words from Latin:
Aquiline = Relating to eagles; curving like an eagle’s beak.
Asinine = Foolish, brainless; relating to donkeys.
Bovine = Relating to cows and oxen; placid, dull, unemotional.
Canine = Relating to dogs or the dog family; doglike. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) CIRCU/CIRCUM = From the Latin for “around.”
Circuitous = Having a circular or winding course; not forthright or direct in action.
Circumference = The perimeter or boundary of a circle; the outer boundary or surface of a shape or object.
Circumspect = Careful to consider all circumstances and possible consequences; cautious.
Circumvent = To make a circuit around; to manage to get around, especially by clever means. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = aurora borealis = northern lights
A.S.L. word per diem = “Football”
International Information per diem = Italian “3” = Tre


POLIS/POLIT = From the Greek word for “city.”
Acropolis = The high, fortified part of a city, especially an ancient Greek city.
Megalopolis = A very large city; a thickly populated area that includes one or more cities with the surrounding suburbs.
Politic = Cleverly tactful; wise in promoting a plan or plan of action.
Politicize = To give a political tone or character to. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from this week:
1. Apotheosis
2. Terra Firma
3. Aurora Australis
4. Iridescent
5. Ubique
6. Mausoleum
7. Endemic
8. Penumbra
9. Veni, Vidi, Vici
10. Umber Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) POPUL = From the Latin word meaning “people.”
Populist = A believer in the rights, wisdom, or virtues of the common people.
Populace = The common people or masses; population.
Populous = Numerous, densely settled, or having a large population.
Vox populi = Popular sentiment or opinion; “voice of the people.” Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = aurora australis = the southern lights
A.S.L. word per diem = “Excuse me”
International Information per diem = Chinese “3” = Sān


DEMO = From the Greek word meaning “people.”
Demographic = Having to do with the study of human populations, especially their size, growth, density, and patterns of living.
Endemic = Found only in a given place or region; often found in a given occupation, area, or environment.
Pandemic = Widespread and affecting a large portion of the people.
Demotic = Popular or common. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) DE/DIV = From the Latin words deus, “god,” and divus, “divine.”
Deity = A god or goddess.
Deus ex machina = In Greek and Roman drama, a god who enters above the stage by means of a crane and decides the play’s outcome.
Divinatory = Seeking to foresee or foretell the future, usually by interpreting signs or asking for supernatural help.
Divinity = The state of being a god or goddess; a god or goddess; a deity. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = ubique = everywhere
A.S.L. word per diem = “Timeout”
International Information per diem = Japanese “3” = San

THE/THEO = From the Greek word meaning “god.”
Apotheosis = Transformation into a god; the perfect example.
Atheistic = Denying the existence of God or divine power.
Pantheistic = Seeing the power of God in all the natural forces of the universe; worshiping all gods of all creeds and cults.
Theocracy = Government by officials who are regarded as divinely inspired; a state governed by theocracy. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = terra firma = solid earth; firm ground
A.S.L. word per diem = “Thank you”
International Information per diem = Italian “2” = Due

UMBR = From the Latin umbra, “shadow.”
Adumbrate = To give a sketchy outline or disclose in part.
Penumbra = The partial shadow surrounding a complete shadow, as in a eclipse.
Umber = A darkish brown mineral containing manganese and iron oxides used for coloring paint.
Umbrage = A feeling of resentment at some slight or insult, often one that is imagined rather than real. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Words from Mythology and History:
Narcissism = From the Greek Narcissus, extreme self-centeredness or fascination with oneself; love or desire for one’s own body.
Tantalize = From the Greek Tantalus, to tease or torment by offering something desirable but keeping it out of reach.
Thespian = From the Greek Thespis, an actor; having to do with the drama; dramatic.
Zephyr = From the Greek, a breeze from the west; a gentle breeze. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem =veni, vidi, vici = I came, I saw, I conquered
A.S.L. word per diem = “Please”
International Information per diem = Chinese “2” = Èr
Words from Mythology and History:
Muse = From the 9 Greek goddesses, a source of inspiration; a guiding spirit.
Iridescent = From the Greek goddess of the rainbow Iris, having a glowing, rainbowlike play of color that seems to change as the light shifts.
Mausoleum = From Mausolus in Asia Minor in the 4th century b.c., a large tomb, especially one built aboveground with shelves for the dead.
Mentor = From the Odyssey, A trusted counselor, guide, tutor, or coach. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from this week:
1. Ora Pro Nobis
2. Cantor
3. De Novo
4. Alma Mater
5. Mare Nostrum
6. Aegis
7. Turbine
8. Exempli Gratia
9. Olfactory
10. Phantasmagoria Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) UT/US = From the Latin verb uti, “to use, make use of, employ” and the related adjective utilis, “useful, fit.”
Usufruct = The right to use or enjoy something; the legal right of using or enjoying the products or profits of something that belongs to someone else.
Usury = The lending of money with a fee charged for its use, especially lending for an unusually high fee.
Utilitarian = Aiming at usefulness rather than beauty; useful for a specific purpose or end.
Utility = Usefulness; a government-regulated business providing a public service; the service it provides. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = ora pro nobis = pray for us
A.S.L. word per diem = “No”
International Information per diem = Japanese “2” = Ni

FAC/FEC/FIC = From the Latin verb facere, “to make or do.”
Confection = A sweet food or fancy dish prepared from a variety of ingredients.
Facile = Easily accomplished; shallow, superficial.
Olfactory = Having to do with the sense of smell.
Proficient = Skilled in an art, occupation, or branch of knowledge. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) VOLU/VOLV = From the Latin verb volvere, “to roll, wind, turn around, or twist around.”
Devolution = The transfer of rights, powers, property, or responsibility to others, especially from the central to local government; evolution toward an earlier or lower state.
Evolution = A process of change from a lower, simpler, or worse state to one that is higher, more complex, or better.
Voluble = Speaking readily and rapidly; talkative.
Convoluted = Having a pattern of curved windings; involved, intricate. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = de novo = anew
A.S.L. word per diem = “Yes”
International Information = Italian “1” = Uno

TURB = From the Latin verb turbare, “to throw into confusion or upset,” and the noun turba, “crowd” or “confusion.”
Perturb = To upset, confuse, or disarrange.
Turbine = A rotary engine with blades made to turn and generate power by a current of water, steam, or air under pressure.
Turbulent = Stirred up, agitated.
Turbid = Thick or murky, especially with churned-up sediment. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = mare nostrum = our sea = the Mediterranean Sea
A.S.L. letter per diem = “Z”
International Information per diem = Chinese “1” = Yī

PHAN/PHEN = From the Greek verbs that mean “to appear or seem” or “to present to the mind.”
Phantasm = An illusion or a ghost produced by imagination or creative invention.
Phantasmagoria = A shifting succession of things seen or imagined.
Phenomenon = A fact or event observed or known with the senses.
Diaphanous = Transparent; insubstantial or vague. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) LUD/LUS = From the Latin verb ludere, “to play,” and ludum, “play or game.”
Allude = To refer broadly or indirectly.
Collusion = A secret agreement or conspiracy for an illegal or deceptive purpose.
Ludicrous = Laughable because of clear absurdity, falseness, or foolishness.
Prelude = A performance, action, event, or piece of music that precedes and prepares for the more important thing that follows. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = alma mater = nurturing mother = one’s former school
A.S.L. letter per diem = “Y”
International Information per diem = Japanese “1” = Ichi

CANT = From the Latin verbs canere and cantare, “to sing.”
Cantata = A musical composition, particularly a religious work from the 17th or 18th century, for one or more voices accompanied by instruments.
Incantation = A use of spells or verbal charms spoken or sung as part of a ritual of magic.
Cantor = An official of a Jewish synagogue who sings or chants the music of the services and leads the congregation in prayer.
Descant = An additional melody sung above the principal melody. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = exempli gratia = e.g. = for example
A.S.L. letter per diem = “X”
International Information per diem = Italian “beautiful” = Bello

Greek and Latin words used in English:
Aegis = From the Greek meaning something that protects or defends; shield; sponsorship or guidance by an individual or organization.
Charisma = From the Greek meaning an extraordinary gift for leadership that attracts popular support and enthusiasm.
Ego = From the Latin for “I” meaning an exaggerated sense of self-importance; conceit.
Ethos = From the Greek meaning the features, attitudes, moral code, or basic beliefs that define a person, a group, or an institution. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from this week:
1. Vox Populi
2. Absolve
3. Semper Idem
4. Accretion
5. Summa Cum Laude
6. Semper Fidelis
7. Verbose
8. Transcend
9. Circumscribe
10. Carpe Diem Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) HYDR = From the Greek word for “water.”
Dehydrate = To remove water from; to deprive of energy and rest.
Hydraulic = Relating to water; operated, moved, or brought about by means of water; operated by the resistance or pressure of liquid forced through a small opening or tube.
Hydroelectric = Having to do with the production of electricity by waterpower.
Hydroponics = The growing of plants in nutrient solutions, with or without supporting substances such as sand or gravel. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = carpe diem = seize the day
A.S.L. letter per diem = “W”
International Information per diem = Chinese “beautiful” = Zhēn mĕi

SOLV/SOLU = From the Latin verb solvere, “to loosen, free, release.”
Absolve = To set free from obligation or from guilt for a sin or mistake.
Dissolution = The act or process of breaking down or apart into basic components, as through disruption or decay.
Resolve = To deal with successfully; clear up; to reach a decision about; determine, decide.
Soluble = Able to be dissolved in a liquid, especially water. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = vox populi = voice of the people
A.S.L. letter per diem = “V”
International Information per diem = Japanese “I understand” = Wakarimashta

SCRIB/SCRIP = From the Latin verb scribere, “to write.’
Conscription = Enforced enlistment of persons, especially for military service; draft.
Circumscribe = To clearly limit the range or activity of something.
Inscription = Something permanently written, engraved, or printed, particularly on a building, coin, medal, or piece of currency.
Proscribe = To forbid as harmful or unlawful; prohibit. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) TEN/TENU = From the Latin adjective tenuis, “thin.”
Attenuate = To make thin or slender; to reduce in amount, force, size, or value; weaken.
Extenuating = Reducing or trying to reduce the seriousness of something by making partial excuses.
Tenure = The act, right, manner, or period of holding something, such as property, a position, or an office.
Tenuous = Having little substance or strength; flimsy, weak. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = semper idem = always the same
A.S.L. letter per diem = “U”
International Information per diem = Italian “help” = Aiuto

SCAND/SCEND = From the Latin verb scandere, “to climb.”
Transcend = To rise above the limits of; overcome, surpass.
Condescend = To stoop to a level of lesser importance or dignity; to behave as if superior.
Descendant = One that has come down from another or from a common stock.
Ascendancy = Governing or controlling interest; domination. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) SIMIL/SIMUL = From the Latin adjective similis, “like or similar” and the verb simulare, “to make like.”
Assimilate = To take in and thoroughly understand; to take into the culture or customs of a population or group.
Simile = A figure of speech, introduced by as or like, that makes a point of comparison between two things distinctly different in all other respects.
Simulacrum = An image or representation of something; a superficial likeness or imitation.
Simulate = To take on the appearance or effect of something, often in order to deceive; to make a realistic imitation of something, such as a physical environment. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = semper fidelis = always faithful = motto of U.S. Marine Corps
A.S.L. letter per diem = “T”
International Information per diem = Chinese “help” = Bāng máng

VERB = From the Latin verbum, “word.”
Verbose = Using more words than are needed; wordy.
Proverb = A brief, often-repeated statement that expresses a general truth or common observation.
Verbatim = In the exact words; word for word.
Verbiage = An excess of words, often with little content; wordiness. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) FUND/FUS = From the Latin verb fundere, “to pour out” or “to melt.”
Diffuse = To pour out and cause to spread freely; to extend or scatter.
Effusive = Given to excessive display of feeling; freely expressed.
Profusion = Great abundance.
Suffuse = To spread over or through as fluid or light spreads; to flush or fill. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words for this week:

1. Advocatus Diaboli
2. Cum Laude
3. Compunction
4. Magna Cum Laude
5. Nulli Secundus
6. Sacrilege
7. Triumvirate
8. Sacrosanct
9. Pungent
10. Commendation Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) VAL = From the Latin verb valere, “to be strong, worthy, or healthy” and “to have power or influence.”
Equivalent = Equal in force, amount, value, area, or volume; similar or virtually identical in effect or function.
Prevalent = Widely accepted, favored, or practiced; widespread.
Valorous = Courageous, brave, heroic.
Validate = To make legally valid; give official approval to; to support or confirm the validity of. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = magna cum laude = with great praise = top 3-5% of graduating class
A.S.L. letter per diem = “R”
International Information per diem = Italian “excuse me” = Scusi

VIR = From the Latin for “man.”
Triumvirate = A commission or government of three.
Virago = A loud, bad-tempered, overbearing woman.
Virility = Energetic, vigorous manhood; masculinity.
Virtuosity = Great technical skill, especially in the practice of a fine art. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) LOC/LOQU = From the Latin verb loqui, “to talk.”
Circumlocution = The use of an unnecessarily large number of words to express an idea or to avoid stating a position or opinion directly; evasion in speech.
Elocution = The art of effective public speaking.
Colloquial = Conversational or informal in style.
Loquacious = Apt to talk too much; talkative. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = cum laude = with praise = top 6-10% of graduating class
A.S.L. letter per diem = “Q”
International Information per diem = Chinese “excuse me” = Dùibuqĭ

SACR/SANCT = From the Latin words sacer and sanctus, “holy.”
Sanction = To give approval to.
Sacrilege = Gross disrespect toward a revered person, place, or thing; blasphemy.
Sacrosanct = Most sacred or holy; treated as if holy and therefore immune from criticism or disturbance of any kind.
Sanctuary = A holy place, such as a church or temple, or the most holy part of one. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) UND = From the Latin unda, “wave” and undare, “to rise in waves.”
Inundate = To cover with a flood or overflow; to overwhelm.
Redound = To have an effect for good or bad; to rebound or reflect.
Redundancy = The state of being superfluous, extra, or unnecessary; needless repetition.
Undulant = Rising and falling in waves; wavy in form, outline, or surface. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = advocatus diaboli = devil’s advocate
A.S.L. letter per diem = “P”
International Information per diem = Japanese “excuse me” = Sumimasen

MAND/MEND = From the Latin mandare, “entrust” or “order.”
Commendation = The awarding of praise, often with a formal citation or a recommendation.
Mandate = A formal command; permission to act, given by the people to their representatives.
Mandatory = Required, compulsory.
Remand = To order a case sent back to another court or agency for further action. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PLIC = From the Latin verb plicare, “to fold.”
Implicit = Understood though not put clearly into words; being without doubt; absolute.
Explicate = To explain in detail; to analyze logically and clearly.
Replicate = To copy or produce.
Supplication = A humble and earnest request or prayer. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from this week:
1. De Jure
2. Cogito, Ergo Sum
3. Autism
4. Magnum Opus
5. In Loco Parentis
6. Modus Operandi
7. Context
8. Subservient
9. Declaim
10. Detritus Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) CRAC/CRAT = From the Greek word meaning “power.”
Aristocrat = A member of the hereditary nobility or of a government by a small privileged class; one thought to be superior of its kind.
Autocratic = Having to do with a form of government in which one person rules; resembling the ruler of such a government.
Bureaucrat = An appointed government official; an official of a government or system that is marked by fixed and complex rules that often result in long delays.
Plutocracy = Government by the wealthy; a controlling class of wealthy people. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) GRAT = From the Latin gratus and gratia, “pleasing,” or “grace.”
Gratify = To be a source of pleasure or satisfaction; give pleasure or satisfaction to; to give in to; indulge or satisfy.
Gratuity = Something, especially a tip, given freely.
Gratuitous = Done or provided freely; not called for by the circumstances.
Ingratiate = To gain favor or acceptance by making a deliberate effort. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = cogito, ergo sum = I think, therefore I am (the basis of Descartes’ philosophy)
A.S.L. letter per diem = “M”
International Information per diem = Japanese “please” (asking) = Kudasai

AUT/AUTO = From the Greek word for “same” or “self.”
Automaton = An automatic machine, especially a robot.
Autodidact = A self-taught person.
Autonomy = The power or right of self-government.
Autism = Absorption in self-centered mental activity such as fantasies, delusions, and hallucinations, often accompanied by withdrawal from reality. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = magnum opus = great work
A.S.L. letter per diem = “L”
International Information per diem = Italian “Good-bye” = Arrivederci

TEXT = From the Latin verb “to weave.”
Context = The surrounding spoken or written material in which a word or remark occurs.
Pretext = A purpose, motive, or appearance put forward to conceal the real intention or condition.
Subtext = The underlying meaning of a spoken or written passage.
Textual = Having to do with or based on a text. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in loco parentis = in place of a parent
A.S.L. letter per diem = “K”
International Information per diem = Chinese “good-bye” = Zài Jìan

Greek and Latin words used in English:
Acme = From the Greek meaning highest point, summit, peak.
Catharsis = From the Greek meaning a cleansing or purification of the body, emotions, or the spirit.
Colossus = From the Greek meaning a gigantic statue; a person or thing that resembles such a statue in size or activity or influence.
Detritus = From the Latin meaning loose material that results from disintegration; debris. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = modus operandi = method of operating
A.S.L. letter per diem = “J”
International Information per diem = Japanese “good-bye” = Sayōnara

SERV = From the Latin “to be subject to.”
Serviceable = Helpful or useful; usable.
Servile = Suitable to a servant; humbly submissive.
Servitude = A state or condition of subjection to another; slavery, bondage.
Subservient = Serving or useful in an inferior situation or capacity; slavishly obedient; servile. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) VIV = From the Latin verb vivere, “to live or be alive.”
Convivial = Fond of feasting, drinking, and good company.
Revivify = To give new life to; bring back to life.
Vivacious = Lively or sprightly.
Vivisection = Operation on living animals, often for experimental purposes; animal experimentation. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = Alter ego = other self
A.S.L. letter per diem = “I”
International Information per diem = Italian “thank you” = Grazie

TORS/TORT = From two forms of the Latin verb torquere, “to twist” or “to wind” or “to wrench.”
Tort = A wrongful act that does not involve breach of contract and for which the injured party can receive damages in a civil action.
Extort = To obtain from a person by force, threats, or illegal power.
Torsion = The twisting or wrenching of a body when one end or part is turned while the other is held fast or turned in the opposite direction.
Tortuous = Having many twists, bends, or turns; winding. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PROP/PROPRI = From the Latin word proprius, “own.”
Appropriate = To take exclusive possession of, often without right; to set apart for a particular purpose or use.
Expropriate = To take away the right of possession or ownership; to transfer to oneself.
Proprietary = Relating to an owner or proprietor; made or sold by one who has the sole right to do so; privately owned and run as a profit-making organization.
Propriety = The state of being proper; appropriateness; acting according to what is socially acceptable, especially in conduct between the sexes. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) STRING/STRICT = From the Latin verb stringo, stringere, “to draw tight, bind, or tie.”
Astringent = Able to draw together or pucker the soft tissues; rigidly severe; harsh, bitter.
Constrict = To draw together or make narrow; to limit or inhibit.
Prestigious = Having high status or eminence.
Stringent = Tight or constricted; severely or strictly regulated. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = Anno Domini = A.D. = in the year of our Lord
A.S.L. letter per diem = “G”
International Information per diem = Japanese “thank you” = Arigatō

ACERB/ACRI = From the Latin adjective acer, “sharp” or “sour.”
Acerbic = Sharp or biting in temper, mood, or tone.
Acrid = Unpleasantly sharp and harsh; bitter.
Acrimony = Harsh or bitter sharpness in words, manner, or temper.
Exacerbate = To make worse, more violent, or more severe. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = ab initio = from the beginning
A.S.L. letter per diem = “F”
International Information per diem = Italian “hello” = Ciao

ANT/ANTI = From the Greek meaning opposite to or opposes something else.
Antagonist = A person who opposes or is unfriendly to another; an opponent.
Antigen = A chemical substance (such as protein) that, when introduced into the body, causes the body to form antibodies against it.
Antipathy = A strong dislike.
Antithesis = The contrast or opposition of ideas; the exact opposite. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PER = A Latin preposition that generally means “through, throughout, or thoroughly.”
Percolate = To trickle or filter through something porous; to become spread through.
Peremptory = Putting an end to an action, debate, or delay; urgent or commanding in tone; showing an attitude of self-assurance.
Permeate = To spread throughout; to pass through the pores or small openings of.
Persevere = To keep at something in spite of difficulties, opposition, or discouragement. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = post meridiem = p.m. = after noon
A.S.L. letter per diem = “E”
International Information per diem = Chinese “hello” = Ní Hăo

META = From the Greek “after, behind, change, or beyond.”
Metabolism = The biological processes by which substances in a living thing are built up or broken down.
Metaphorical = Relating to a figure of speech in which a word or phrase meaning one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a similarity between them.
Metaphysics = The part of philosophy having to do with the ultimate causes and basic nature of things.
Metonymy = A figure of speech in which the name of one thing is used for the name of something else that is associated with it or related to it. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from this week:
1. Per Diem
2. Subliminal
3. Ante Meridiem
4. Precept
5. Per Mensem
6. E Pluribus Unum
7. Subjugate
8. Tempera
9. Precocious
10. Millefleur Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PARA = From the Greek for “beside” or “beyond or outside.”
Paradigm = A very clear or typical example showing how something is to be done.
Paradox = A statement that seems to go against common sense but may still be true; a person or thing with qualities that seem to be opposites.
Paragon = A model of excellence or perfection.
Parameter = A physical quality whose value determines the characteristics or behavior of a system; a characteristic element; a limit or boundary. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = ante meridiem = a.m. = before noon
A.S.L. letter per diem = “D”
International Information per diem = Japanese “hello” = Konnichiwa

PRE = From the Latin prae, “before” or “in front of.”
Precept = A command or principle that is a general rule of action or conduct.
Precocious = Showing the qualities or abilities of an adult at an unusually early age.
Predispose = To influence in advance in order to create a particular attitude.
Prerequisite = Something that is required in advance to achieve a goal or to carry out a function. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) HYPER = From the Greek meaning “above or beyond it all.”
Hyperactive = Excessively active.
Hyperbole = Extreme exaggeration.
Hypertension = High blood pressure.
Hyperventilate = To breathe rapidly and deeply. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = per mensem = for the month
A.S.L. letter per diem = “C”
International Information per diem = Italian “yes” = Sì

SUB = From the Latin meaning “under.”
Subconscious = Existing in the mind just below the level of awareness.
Subjugate = To bring under the control and rule as a subject; conquer, subdue.
Subliminal = Not quite strong enough to be sensed or perceived consciously.
Subversion = An attempt to overthrow a government by working secretly from within; the corrupting of someone or something by weakening morals, loyalty, or faith. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = per diem = for the day
A.S.L. letter per diem = “B”
International Information per diem = Chinese “yes” = Shì De

MILL = From the Latin meaning either “one thousand” or “ a thousandth.”
Millefleur = Having a pattern of small flowers and plants all over.
Millenarianism = Belief in the 1000-year era of holiness foretold in the Book of Revelation.
Millipede = Any of a class of many-footed insects that have a cylindrical, segmented body with two pairs of legs on each segment, and, unlike centipedes, no poison fangs.
Millisecond = One thousandth of a second. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = e pluribus unum = one out of many = motto of the U.S.
A.S.L. (American Sign Language) letter per diem = “A”
International Information per diem = Japanese “yes” = Hai

TEMPER = From the Latin verb temperare, “to moderate or keep within limits” or “to mix.”
Intemperate = Not moderate or mild; excessive, extreme.
Temper = To dilute, qualify, or soften by the addition of something more agreeable; to moderate.
Tempera = A painting medium usually consisting of pigment mixed with a water-soluble binding substance such as egg white.
Temperance = Moderation in satisfying appetites or passions. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PREHEND/PREHENS = From the Latin verb prehendere, “to seize.”
Apprehensive = Looking at the future with anxiety or alarm.
Comprehend = To grasp the meaning of; understand; to take in or include.
Prehensile = Adapted for grasping, especially by wrapping around.
Reprehensible = Deserving stern criticism or blame; culpable. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) GREG = From the Latin grex, “herd” or “flock.”
Aggregate = A collection or sum of units or parts.
Congregation = A gathering of people especially for worship or religious instruction.
Egregious = Standing out, especially in a bad way; flagrant.
Segregate = To separate from others or from the general mass; isolate; to separate along racial lines. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PATER/PATR = From both the Greek and Latin word for “father.”
Expatriate = Living in a foreign land; one living in a foreign land.
Paternalistic = Tending to supply the needs of or regulate the activities of those under one’s control.
Patrician = A person of high birth or of good breeding and cultivation; an aristocrat.
Patrimony = Property or anything else passed down from one’s father or ancestors; heritage. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = mala fide = undertaken in bad faith
A.S.L. word per diem = “22”
International Information per diem = After bicycles, buses are the most common means of transportation in China.

NOM = From the Latin word for “name.”
Ignominious = Marked with shame or disgrace; dishonorable.
Misnomer = A wrong name, or the use of a wrong name.
Nomenclature = A name or designation, or the act of naming.
Nominal = Existing in name or form only and not in reality. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) CENT = From the Latin centum, “100.”
Centenary = A 100th anniversary or the celebration of it; a centennial.
Centigrade = Relating to a temperature scale in which 0 degrees is the freezing point of water and 100 degrees is its boiling point.
Centimeter = A length measuring 1/100th of a meter, or about .39 inch.
Centurion = The officer in command of a Roman century, originally a troop of 100 soldiers. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = mea culpa = my fault
A.S.L. word per diem = “21”
International Information per diem = Japanese or “nihongo” is spoken by over 125 million people.

DEC = From both Greek and Latin and means “ten.”
Decalogue = (capitalized) The Ten Commandments.
Decathlon = An athletic contest made up of ten parts.
Decibel = A unit based on a scale ranging from 0 to about 130 used to measure the loudness of sound, with 0 indicating the least perceptible sound and 130 the average level that causes pain.
Decimate = To kill one man in every ten; to reduce drastically or destroy most of. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) NEG = From the Latin verb negare, “to say no.”
Abnegation = Denial, especially self-denial.
Negligible = So small as to be neglected or disregarded.
Renegade = A person who deserts one cause, faith, or loyalty for another; an individual who refuses to behave according to law or convention.
Renege = To deny or take back; to go back on a promise or commitment. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = compos mentis = of sound mind
A.S.L. word per diem = “20”
International Information per diem = Italian “10” = Dieci

PHIL = From the Greek meaning “love.”
Oenophile = A person with an appreciation and usually knowledge of fine wine.
Philatelist = A person who collects or studies stamps.
Philology = The study of literature and related subjects, including the use of language in literature.
Philter = A potion or charm believed capable of arousing passion; a magical potion. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) TELE = From the Greek meaning “distant” or “at a distance.”
Telegenic = Well-suited to appear on television, especially by having an appearance and manner attractive to viewers.
Teleological = Showing or relating to design or purpose, especially in nature.
Telemetry = The science or process of measuring such things as pressure, speed, or temperature, sending the result by radio to a distant station, and recording the measurements there.
Telepathic = Communicating from one mind to another through extrasensory means, with no visible connection between the two. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in vitro = in glass = outside the body
A.S.L. word per diem = “19”
International Information per diem = Chinese “10” = Shí

FRAG/FRACT = From the Latin verb frangere, “to break or shatter.”
Fractious = Apt to cause trouble or be unruly.
Fragmentary = Consisting of broken or disconnected parts; incomplete.
Infraction = The breaking of a law or violation of another’s rights.
Refraction = Deflection of a ray of light or wave of energy as it passes at an angle from one substance into another in which its speed is different. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) MUT = From the Latin mutare, “to change.”
Commutation = The replacement or substitution of one form of charge or payment for another.
Immutable = Not able or liable to change.
Permutation = Transformation; a change in the order of a set of objects; rearrangement, variation.
Transmute = To change in shape, appearance, or nature, especially for the better; to transform; to experience such a change. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = facile princeps = easily first = an obvious leader
A.S.L. word per diem = “18”
International Information per diem = Japanese “10” = Jū

FUNG/FUNCT = From the Latin verb fungi, “to perform, carry out, or undergo.”
Malfunction = To fail to operate in the normal or usual manner.
Functionary = Someone who performs a certain function.
Fungible = Being such that one part or amount is interchangeable with or may be substituted for another equal part or amount in satisfying an agreement.
Perfunctory = Shallow, routine, mechanical; lacking in interest or enthusiasm. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = ex officio = by right of position or office
A.S.L. word per diem = “17”
International Information per diem = Italian “9” = Nove

BIO = From the Greek word for “life.”
Biodegradable = Able to be broken down into harmless substances by microorganisms or other living things.
Bionic = Relating to the application of biological data to engineering.
Biopsy = The removal and examination of tissue, cells, or fluids from a living body.
Symbiosis = The close living together of two different forms of life in a way that benefits both. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) QUINT = From the Latin meaning “five.”
Quincentennial = A 500th anniversary, or the celebration of such an event.
Quintessential = Representing the essence or the perfect or typical example of something.
Quintet = A musical piece for five instruments or voices; a group of five, such as the performers of a quintet or a basketball team.
Quintile = One or another of the values that divide a tested population into five evenly distributed classes; one of those classes. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = Deo volente = God willing
A.S.L. word per diem = “16”
International Information per diem = Chinese “9” = Jĭu

PENT = From the Greek word for “five.”
Pentathlon = An athletic contest in which each athlete competes in five different events.
Pentateuch = The first five books of the Old Testament, traditionally said to have been written by Moses.
Pentameter = A line of poetry consisting of five metrical feet.
Pentagram = A five-pointed star usually made by connecting alternate points with a straight line and sometimes used in magic or occult practices. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = Deo gratias = thanks be to God
A.S.L. word per diem = “15”
International Information per diem = Japanese “9” = Ku

CRIT = From the Greek verb that means “to judge” or “to decide.”
Criterion = A standard by which a judgment or decision is made.
Hypercritical = Overly critical.
Critique = A judgment or evaluation, especially a rating or discussion of merits and faults.
Hematocrit = An instrument for measuring the relative amounts of plasma and corpuscles in blood. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from Week Three:
1. Inter Alios
2. In Toto
3. Inter Alia
4. Codicil
5. In Utero
6. Quadrille
7. In Situ
8. Capitalism
9. Retrograde
10. Incumbent Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) LAT = From the Latin verb that means “to carry or bear.”
Collate = To assemble pages in the proper order; to collect, compare, and arrange data.
Prelate = A member of the church with high rank.
Relativity = A theory that says that mass and energy are equivalent and that a moving object will experience changes in mass, size, and time which are related to its speed. (E=mc = Energy = mass times the speed of light squared)
Correlate = To connect in a systematic way; establish the mutual relations of. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in utero = within the womb
A.S.L. word per diem = “14”
International Information per diem = Italian “8” = Otto

GRAD = From the Latin noun gradus, “step or degree”, and the verb gradi, “to step, walk.”
Degrade = To lower in status or level.
Gradation = A series made up of successive stages.
Graduate = To separate into degrees, grades, classes, or intervals.
Retrograde = Moving or performed in a direction that is backward or opposite to the usual direction. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in toto = totally; entirely
A.S.L. word per diem = “13”
International Information per diem = Chinese “8” = Bā

CUMB/CUB = From the Latin verb stems, “to lie down or to lie.”
Incumbent = Imposed as a duty; holding a specified office or position.
Incubate = To sit on eggs or other materials or to keep them warm artificially so that they will hatch or develop or react.
Recumbent = Leaning, resting, or lying down as if resting.
Succumb = To give in to greater strength or force or overpowering appeal to desire. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) ANTHROP = From the Greek word for “human being.”
Anthropoid = Any of several large, tailless apes.
Anthropology = The science and study of human beings.
Misanthropic = Hating or distrusting humans.
Philanthropy = Effort to promote human welfare; an act or gift aimed at helping others. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = inter alios = among other people
A.S.L. word per diem = “12”
International Information per diem = Japanese “8” = Hachi

CAPIT = From the Latin word caput, “head.”
Capitalism = An economic system based on private ownership, private decisions, and open competition in a free market.
Capitulate = To surrender or stop resisting; give up.
Decapitate = To cut off the head; behead.
Recapitulate = To repeat or summarize the most important points or stages. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) TESSAR/TETR = From the Greek word for “four.”
Tetracycline = A yellow crystalline antibiotic effective against a wide range of organisms.
Tetrahedron = A solid shape formed by four flat faces.
Tetralogy = A set of four connected literary, artistic, or musical works.
Tetrapod = A vertebrate with two pairs of limbs. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = inter alia = among other things
A.S.L. word per diem = “11”
International Information per diem = Italian “7” = Sette

QUADR/QUART = From the Latin words meaning “four” or “fourth.”
Quadrennial = Happening every four years; lasting for four years.
Quadrille = A square dance popular in the 18th and 19th century, made up of five or six patterns for four couples; music for this type of dance.
Quadriplegic = Paralyzed in both arms and both legs.
Quartile = One of four equal groups each containing a quarter of a statistical population. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in situ = in position
A.S.L. word per diem = “10”
International Information per diem = Chinese “7” = Qī

CODI/COD = From the Latin codex, “trunk of a tree” or “document written on wooden tablets.”
Codex = A book in manuscript or handwritten form, especially a book of Scripture, classics, or ancient texts.
Codicil = An amendment or addition made to a will; an appendix or supplement.
Codify = To arrange according to a system; classify.
Decode = To put a coded message into an understandable form. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from Week Two:
1. Per Contra
2. Corrigenda
3. Superannuated
4. Id Est
5. In Rerum Natura
6. Magnanimous
7. Trident
8. Exempli Gratia
9. Corporeal
10. Mortician Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) TANG/TACT = From the Latin verb tangere, “to touch.”
Intact = Untouched by anything that harms; entire, uninjured.
Tactile = Able to be perceived by touching; relating to the sense of touch.
Tangential = Touching lightly; incidental.
Tangible = Able to be perceived, especially by touch; physical, substantial. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in rerum natura = in the nature of things
A.S.L. word per diem = “9”
International Information per diem = Japanese “7” = Shichi

CORP = From the Latin word corpus, “body.”
Corporeal = Having or relating to a physical body; substantial.
Corpulent = Having a large, bulky body; fat.
Corporal = Relating to or affecting the body.
Incorporate = To blend or combine into something already existing to form one whole. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) EV = From the Latin aevum, “age” or “lifetime.”
Coeval = Having the same age or lasting the same amount of time; contemporary.
Longevity = A long duration of life; length of life; long continuance.
Medieval = Relating to the Middle Ages of European history, from about A.D. 500 to 1500.
Primeval = Having to do with the earliest ages; primitive or ancient; existing from the beginning. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = corrigenda = things to be corrected
A.S.L. word per diem = “8”
International Information per diem = Italian “6” = Sei

ANN/ENN = From Latin annus and means “year.”
Superannuated = Outworn, old-fashioned, or out-of-date.
Annuity = Money that is payable yearly or on some regular basis; a contract providing for such payment.
Millennium = A period of time lasting 1,000 years; the celebration of a 1,000 year anniversary.
Perennial = Enduring or continuing without interruption; perpetual or constantly recurring. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = per contra = on the contrary
A.S.L. word per diem = “7”
International Information per diem = Chinese “6” =Lìu

ANIM = From the Latin anima, meaning “breath,” or “soul.”
Animated = Full of life; lively, vigorous, active.
Magnanimous = Showing a lofty and courageous spirit.
Animosity = Ill will or resentment.
Inanimate = Not alive; lifeless. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) TRI – Continued
Trimester = A period of about three months, especially one of three such periods in a human pregnancy.
Trinity = a group of three people; (capitalized) the unity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit as three persons in one God in Christian belief.
Triptych = A picture of carving made in the form of three panels side by side; something composed or presented in three sections.
Trivial = Commonplace or ordinary; of little value or importance. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = i.e. = id est = that is to say; in other words
A.S.L. word per diem = “6”
International Information per diem = Japanese “6” = Roku

TRI = From the Greek and Latin meaning “three.”
Triceratops = One of a group of large dinosaurs that lived during the Cretaceous period and had three horns, a bony crest or hood, and hoofed toes.
Tricolor = Having three colors.
Trident = A three-pronged spear carried by various sea gods in mythology.
Trilogy = A series of three creative works that are closely related and develop a single theme. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) NEC/NIC/NOX = From the Latin verb necare and the noun noxa, have to do with killing or slaying.
Internecine = Deadly; mutually destructive; involving conflict within a group.
Necrosis = The usually localized death of living tissue.
Noxious = Harmful to or destructive of living things.
Pernicious = Extremely harmful or destructive. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = e.g. = exempli gratia = for example
A.S.L. word per diem = “5”
International Information per diem = Italian “5” = Cinque

MOR/MORT = From the Latin mori, “to die,” and the stem of mors, meaning “death.”
Immortality = Deathless or unending existence.
Moribund = In the process of dying or approaching death.
Mortician = A person who prepares the dead for burial or cremation and manages the funeral.
Mortify = To subdue or deaden (the body) especially by self-discipline or self-inflicted pain; humiliate. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from this week:

1. Errare Est Humanum
2. Panacea
3. Errata
4. Sentient
5. Portend
6. Ave Maria
7. Erratum
8. Cassandra
9. Contentious
10. Photon Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) LUC = From the Latin noun lux, “light,” and the verb lucere, meaning “to shine or glitter.”
Elucidate = To clarify by explaining; explain.
Lucent = Giving off light; easily seen through.
Lucubration = Hard and difficult study; the product of such study.
Translucent = Partly transparent; allowing light to pass through but diffusing it so that objects beyond cannot be seen clearly. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = errare est humanum = to err is human
A.S.L. word per diem = “4”
International Information per diem = Chinese “5” = Wŭ

PHOS/PHOT = From the Greek word for “light.”
Phosphorescent = Giving off a glow that continues after an energy source has stopped transmitting energy.
Photogenic = Very suitable for being photographed.
Photon = A tiny particle or bundle of radiant energy.
Photosynthesis = The process by which green plants use light to produce organic matter from carbon dioxide and water. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) EXTRA = From the Latin exterus, placing words outside or beyond their usual or routine territory.
Extramundane = Situated in or relating to a region beyond the material world.
Extrapolate = To extend or project facts or data into an area not known in order to make assumptions or to predict facts or trends.
Extrovert = A person mainly concerned with things outside him- or herself; a sociable and outgoing person.
Extraneous = Existing or coming from the outside; not forming an essential part; irrelevant. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PEND/PENS = From the Latin verb pendere, meaning “to hang, weigh, or cause to hang down.”
Appendage = Something joined on to a larger or more important body or thing.
Expend = To pay out; to use up.
Propensity = An often intense natural inclination or preference.
Stipend = A sum of money paid at regular intervals in return for services or to cover expenses. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = erratum = error
A.S.L. word per diem = “2”
International Information per diem = Italian “4” = Quattro

TEND/TENT = From the Latin tendere, meaning “to stretch, extend, or spread.”
Contentious = Having a tendency to pick fights; quarrelsome.
Distend = To swell or become expanded.
Portend = To give a sign or warning beforehand.
Tendentious = Leaning toward a particular point of view; biased. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Words from Mythology and History:
Draconian = Extremely severe or cruel.
Myrmidon = A loyal follower, especially one who executes orders unquestioningly.
Nemesis = A powerful, frightening opponent or rival who is usually victorious.
Trojan horse = Someone or something that works from within to defeat or undermine. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) SOPH = From the Greek root meaning “wise” or “wisdom.”
Sophistry = Cleverly deceptive reasoning or argument.
Sophisticated = Having a thorough and refined knowledge of the ways of society; highly complex or developed.
Sophomoric = Overly impressed with one’s own knowledge, but in fact undereducated and immature.
Theosophy = A set of teachings about God and the world based on mystical insights into their nature and workings. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = ave = hail or farewell
A.S.L. word per diem = “zero”
International Information per diem = Japanese “4” = Shi

SENT/SENS = From the Latin verb sentire, meaning “to feel,” or the noun sensus, meaning “feeling” or “sense.”
Sensational = Exciting an intense but usually brief interest or emotional reaction.
Sentient = Aware of and responsive to sense expressions.
Sentiment = A thought or attitude colored by feeling; opinion.
Sensuous = Highly pleasing to the senses. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Reports are worth 200 points and will be averaged in as a quiz grade (part of 30% total grade)
Possible related topics include but are not limited to the following:
History and culture, countries, artists, sports, and writers, etc.


Requirements = Typed (Double spaced) Font size = (10-12)
Level 1 = 2 to 3 pages with a minimum of two sources cited
Level 2 = 4 to 5 pages with a minimum of four sources cited

Deductions on Report include the following:
Not in own words (-200)
Not typed (-100)
No sources cited – Do not list search engines or wikipedia sites – Must have specific websites (automatic -200)
Not minimum length (-5 to -100)
Everyday late (-10)
Typing errors (-1/2 each) Foreign Language Reports Verbal Journals
Required 20 Adult Signatures = 20 points each = 400 points
*Bonus* 20 more adult signatures = Total of 40 = add 1% to total grade *All or nothing*


Bonjour. Comment allez-vous ?
Pour moi, ça va bien, mal, comme ci, comme ça. Merci.
Au revoir. A plus tard. A toute à l’heure.
(Good day. How are you? For me, it is going fine, bad, so-so. Thank you. Good-bye.) Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Verbal Journals
Required 20 Adult Signatures = 20 points each = 400 points
*Bonus* 20 more adult signatures = Total of 40 = add 1% to total grade *All or nothing*


Hola, buenos días. ¿Cómo está usted?
Para mí, yo estoy bien, mal, así así, gracias.
Adiós. Hasta luego. Hasta la vista.
(Hi, good day. How are you? For me, I am fine, bad, so-so, thank you. Good-bye.) Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from Week Seven:
1. Equivocate
2. Sinecure
3. Aurora borealis
4. Augean stable
5. Vociferous
6. Aurora australis
7. Vis-à-vis
8. Terra firma
9. Croesus
10. Visage Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = aurora borealis = northern lights
A.S.L. word per diem = “Football”
International Information per diem = Italian “3” = Tre

CUR = From the Latin verb curare, meaning “care for.”
Curative = Having to do with curing diseases.
Curator = Someone in charge of something where things are on exhibit, such as a collection, a museum, or a zoo.
Procure = To get possession of; obtain.
Sinecure = A job or position requiring little work but usually providing some income. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PHON = From the Greek meaning “sound,” “voice,” or “speech.”
Cacophony = Harsh or unpleasant sound.
Phonetic = Relating to or representing the sounds of the spoken language.
Polyphonic = Referring to a style of music in which two or more melodies are sung or played against each other in harmony.
Symphony = A usually long and complex musical composition for orchestra. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = aurora australis = the southern lights
A.S.L. word per diem = “Excuse me”
International Information per diem = Chinese “3” = Sān

VOC/VOK = From the Latin noun vox and the verb vocare, having to do with speaking and calling and the use of the voice.
Equivocate = To use ambiguous language, especially in order to deceive.
Irrevocable = Impossible to call back or retract.
Provoke = To call forth or stimulate a feeling or action; to anger.
Vociferous = Making noisy or emphatic outcries. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = ubique = everywhere
A.S.L. word per diem = “Timeout”
International Information per diem = Japanese “3” = San

VID/VIS = From the Latin verb videre, having to do with seeing and sight.
Visage = The face or appearance of a person.
Vis-à-vis = In relation to or compared with.
Visionary = A person with foresight and imagination.
Visitation = A visit or short stay, often for some definite, official purpose such as inspection; a parent’s privilege to have temporary access to or care of a child. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Words from Mythology and History:
Lethargic = Named after the Lethe River in Hades, lazily sluggish; indifferent or apathetic.
Midas touch = Named after the legendary king Midas, the talent for making money in every venture.
Pyrrhic victory = Named after king Pyrrhus in Greece, a victory won at excessive cost.
Stygian = Named after the River Styx, extremely dark, dank, gloomy, and forbidding, like the River Styx. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = terra firma = solid earth; firm ground
A.S.L. word per diem = “Thank you”
International Information per diem = Italian “2” = Due

Words from Mythology and History:
Augean stable = Named after the mythical king Augeus, a condition or place marked by great accumulation of filth or corruption.
Croesus = Named after the sixth century king of Lydia, a very rich person.
Dragon’s teeth = Named after the Greek legend of Cadmus, seeds of conflict.
Hades = The underground home of the dead in Greek mythology. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from Week Six:
1. De novo
2. Ora pro nobis
3. Abrogate
4. A fortiori
5. Veni, vidi, vici
6. Bona fide
7. Alma mater
8. Aberrant
9. Arrogate
10. Mare nostrum Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem =veni, vidi, vici = I came, I saw, I conquered
A.S.L. word per diem = “Please”
International Information per diem = Chinese “2” = Èr

ERR = From the Latin verb errare meaning “to wander” or “to stray.”
Aberrant = Straying or differing from the right, normal, or natural type.
Errant = Wandering or moving about aimlessly.
Erratic = Having no fixed course; lacking in consistency.
Erroneous = Mistaken, incorrect. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) SON = From the Latin root meaning “sound.”
Dissonant = Clashing or discordant, especially in music; incompatible or disagreeing.
Resonance = A continuing or echoing of sound; a richness and variety in the depth and quality of sound.
Sonic = Having to do with sound; having to do with the speed of sound in air (about 750 m.p.h.).
Ultrasound = The use of sound vibrations above the limits of human hearing to produce images with which to diagnose internal bodily conditions. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = ora pro nobis = pray for us
A.S.L. word per diem = “No”
International Information per diem = Japanese “2” = Ni

AUD = From the Latin verb audire meaning “to hear.”
Auditor = A person who formally examines and verifies financial accounts.
Auditory = Perceived or experienced through hearing; of or relating to the sense or organs of hearing.
Audition = A trial performance to evaluate a performer’s skills.
Inaudible = Not heard or capable of being heard. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) METR = From the Greek and Latin meaning “measure.”
Metric = Relating to or based on the metric system; relating to or arranged in meter.
Odometer = An instrument used to measure distance traveled.
Symmetrical = Having or exhibiting balanced proportions or the beauty that results from such balance; corresponding in size, shape, or other qualities on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane or around a center.
Tachometer = A device used to measure speed of rotation. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) QUIS = From the Latin verb quaerere meaning “to seek or obtain.”
Inquisition = A questioning or examining that is often harsh or severe.
Perquisite = A privilege or profit that is provided in addition to one’s base salary; something claimed as an exclusive possession or right.
Acquisitive = Eager to acquire; greedy.
Requisition = A demand or request (such as for supplies) made with proper authority. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) 5. Carpe diem = Enjoy the pleasures or opportunities of the moment without concern about the future; “pluck the day.”
6. Caveat emptor = Let the buyer beware; “without a warranty, the buyer must take the risk.”
7. Corpus delicti = The substantial and basic fact or facts necessary to prove that a crime has been committed; “body of the crime.”
8. Curriculum vitae = A short summary of one’s career and qualifications, typically prepared by an applicant for an academic job; résumé; “the course of one’s life.” Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) DYS = From the Greek meaning “bad” or “difficult.”
Dysfunctional = Operating or functioning in an impaired or abnormal way.
Dyslexia = A disturbance or interference with the ability to read or to use language.
Dyspeptic = Relating to or suffering from indigestion; having an irritable temperament; ill-humored.
Dystrophy = Any of several disorders involving nerves and muscles, especially a hereditary disease marked by a progressive wasting of muscles. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) ANTE = From the Latin meaning “before” or “in front of.”
Antechamber = An outer room that leads to another and is often used as a waiting room.
Antedate = To date something with a date earlier than that of actual writing; to precede in time.
Ante meridiem = Before noon; a.m.
Anterior = Located before or toward the front or head; coming before in time or development. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) CATA = From the Greek kata, meaning “down.”
Cataclysm = A violent and massive change of the earth’s surface; a momentous event that results in great upheaval and often destruction.
Catacomb = An underground cemetery of connecting passageways with recesses for tombs.
Catalyst = A substance that speeds up a chemical reaction or lets it take place under different conditions; something or someone that brings about or speeds significant change or action.
Catatonic = Relating to or suffering from a form of schizophrenia; showing an unusual lack of movement, activity, or expression. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Procrustean = Ruthlessly disregarding individual differences or special circumstances.
Protean = Displaying great versatility or variety; able to take on many different forms or natures.
Sibyl = A female prophet or fortune-teller.
Siren = A woman who tempts men with bewitching sweetness. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) POST = From the Latin meaning “after” or “behind.”
Posterior = Situated toward or on the back; rear.
Posthumous = Published after the death of the author; following or happening after one’s death.
Postmodern = Having to do with a movement in art, architecture, or literature that is a reaction against modernism and that calls for the reintroduction of traditional elements and techniques as well as elements from popular culture.
Postmortem = Occurring after death. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PED = From the Latin ped-, the stem of pes, meaning “foot.”
Expedient = Suitable for bringing about a desired result, often without regard for what is fair or right.
Expedite = To speed up the process of progress of.
Impediment = Something that interferes with movement or progress.
Pedestrian = Commonplace, ordinary, or unimaginative. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) FID = From the Latin word fides meaning “faith.”
Affidavit = A sworn statement made in writing.
Diffident = Lacking confidence; timid; cautious or unassertive.
Fiduciary = Having to do with a confidence or trust; held in trust for another.
Perfidy = Faithlessness, disloyalty, or treachery. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) CARN = From the Latin carn-, the stem of caro meaning “flesh.”
Carnage = Great destruction of life (as in a battle); slaughter.
Carnal = Having to do with bodily pleasures.
Carnival = A season of merrymaking just before Lent; an occasion for festivities and excess.
Incarnation = A particular physical form or version of something; a person showing a trait to a marked degree. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from Week Three:
1. Polymer
2. Cogito, ergo sum
3. Hypochondriac
4. De jure
5. Homonym
6. Ambiguous
7. Nulli secundus
8. Magnum opus
9. In loco parentis
10. Ad hoc Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin words used in English:
De jure = By right of law.
Ex post facto = Done, made, or formulated after the fact.
Modus operandi = A usual way of doing something.
Modus vivendi = A practical compromise or arrangement that is acceptable to all concerned; a way of life. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) DIS = From the Latin meaning “apart.”
Diffraction = The bending or spreading of a beam of light especially when it passes through a narrow opening or is reflected from a ruled surface.
Dissension = Disagreement in opinion.
Disseminate = To spread widely as if by sowing seeds.
Dissipate =To cause to spread out to the point of vanishing; disperse. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) THERM/THERMO = From the Greek word meaning “warm.”
Thermal = Of, relating to, or caused by heat.
Thermocline = The region in a body of water that divides the warmer, oxygen-rich surface layer from the colder, oxygen-poor deep water.
Thermocouple = A device for measuring temperature that makes use of the way different metals respond to heat.
Thermonuclear = Of or relating to the changes in the nucleus of atoms with low atomic weight, such as hydrogen, that require a very high temperature to begin. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from Week Two:


1. Circa
2. Induce
3. Synagogue
4. Bacchanalian
5. Trajectory
6. A.D.
7. Apollonian
8. Alter Ego
9. Modus Operandi
10. Incipient Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) TRACT = From the Latin verb trahere meaning “drag or draw.”
Detract = To decrease the importance, value, or effectiveness of something.
Protracted = Drawn out, continued, or extended.
Retraction = A taking back or withdrawal; a denial of what one has previously said.
Intractable = Not easily handled, led, taught, or controlled. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) FIN = From the Latin word for “end” or “boundary”.
Affinity = Sympathy; attraction; relationship.
Definitive = Authoritative and final; specifying perfectly or precisely.
Infinitesimal = Extremely or immeasurably small.
Finite = Having definite limits. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from Week One:

Hospice
Antebellum
Gravid
E pluribus unum
Post Meridiem
Recrimination
Hedonism
Bellicose
Ante Meridiem
Nestor Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) LEV = From the Latin adjective levis, meaning “light” and the verb levare, meaning “to lighten or raise.”
Alleviate = To lighten, lessen, or relieve, especially physical or mental suffering.
Elevate = To lift up or raise; to raise in rank or status.
Leavening = Something that lightens or raises; something that modifies, eases, or animates.
Levity = Frivolity, lack of appropriate seriousness. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PROB/PROV = From the Latin words for “prove or proof” and “honesty or integrity.”
Approbation = A formal or official act of approving; praise, usually given with pleasure and enthusiasm.
Disprove = To show that something is not what it has been claimed to be; refute.
Probity = Absolute honesty and uprightness.
Reprobate = A person of thoroughly bad character. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) AM/IM = From the Latin word amare, “to love.”
Amicable = Friendly, peaceful.
Enamored = Charmed or fascinated; inflamed with love.
Inimical = Hostile, unfriendly, or harmful.
Paramour = A lover, often secret, not allowed by law or custom. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = mala fide = undertaken in bad faith
A.S.L. word per diem = “22”
International Information per diem = After bicycles, buses are the most common means of transportation in China.

ANN/ENN = From Latin annus, “year.”
Superannuated = Outworn, old-fashioned, or out-of-date.
Annuity = Money that is payable yearly or on some regular basis; a contract providing for such payment.
Millennium = A period of time lasting 1,000 years; the celebration of a 1,000-year anniversary.
Perennial = Enduring or continuing without interruption; perpetual or constantly recurring. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) BI/BIN = From the Latin also meaning “two” or “double.”
Bipartisan = Involving members of two political parties.
Binary = Consisting of two things or parts; double; involving a choice between two alternatives.
Biennial = Occurring every two years; continuing or lasting over two years.
Bipolar = Having two opposed forces or views; having two poles or opposed points of attraction. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) VERT/VERS = From the Latin verb vertere, “to turn” or “to turn around.”
Divert = To turn from one purpose or course to another; to give pleasure to by distracting from burdens or distress.
Perverse = Corrupt; improper; incorrect; stubbornly or obstinately wrong.
Avert = To turn away or aside (especially one’s eyes); to avoid or ward off; prevent.
Versatile = Turning easily from one skill to another; having many uses. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) UNI = From the Latin word for “one.”
Unicameral = Having only one lawmaking chamber.
Unilateral = Done by one person or party; one-sided; affecting one side of the body.
Unison = Perfect agreement; sameness of musical pitch.
Unitarian = Relating or belonging to a religious group that believes that God exists only in one person and stresses individual freedom of belief. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in rerum natura = in the nature of things
A.S.L. word per diem = “9”
International Information per diem = Japanese “7” = Shichi

PON/POS = From the Latin verb ponere, “put” or “place.”
Component = A separate part of a whole; an ingredient or element.
Disposition = Tendency, inclination; basic outlook or attitude.
Repository = A place or container where something is stored.
Superimpose = To put or place one thing over something else. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) ART = From the Latin word for “skill.”
Artful = Skillful; wily, crafty, sly.
Artifact = A usually simple object, such as a tool or ornament, made by human workmanship or modification.
Artifice = Clever skill; a clever trick.
Artisan = A skilled worker or craftsperson. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from this week:

1. Malediction
2. Erratum
3. Megalopolis
4. Ave
5. Ave Maria
6. Concordance
7. Edict
8. Aurora Borealis
9. Aquiline
10. Acropolis Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) CULP = From the Latin word for “guilt.”
Culpable = Deserving to be condemned or blamed.
Exculpate = To clear from accusations of fault or guilt.
Inculpate = To accuse or incriminate; to show evidence of someone’s involvement in a fault or crime.
Mea culpa = An admission of personal fault or error. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) 5. Feline = Relating to cats or the cat family; like a cat in being sleek, graceful, sly, treacherous, or stealthy.
Leonine = Relating to lions; lionlike.
Porcine = Relating to pigs or swine; piglike.
Vulpine = Relating to foxes; foxlike; sneaky, clever, or crafty; foxy. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) VEST = From the Latin verb vestire, “to clothe” and the noun vestis, “clothing.”
Divest = To get rid of or free oneself of property, authority, or title.
Investiture = The formal placing of someone in office.
Transvestite = A person, especially a male, who wears the clothing and adopts the mannerisms of the opposite sex; “cross-dresser.”
Travesty = An inferior or distorted imitation; a broadly comic imitation in drama, literature, or art that is usually grotesque and ridiculous. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Greek and Latin words used in English:
Hubris = From the Greek meaning unreasonable or unjustified pride or self-confidence.
Id = From the Latin “it”, meaning in psychoanalytic theory, the division of the psyche that is unconscious and gets its energy from instinctual needs and drives.
Libido = From the Latin meaning in psychoanalytic theory, energy that is derived from primitive biological urges and is usually goal-oriented.
Trauma = From the Greek “wound”, meaning an injury to living tissue caused by an external agent. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) MENS = From the Latin noun mensura, “measure” and the verb metiri, “to measure.”
Commensurate = Similar in size, extent, amount, or degree; proportionate, corresponding.
Dimension = Measurement in one direction or all directions; size; the range or scope of something.
Immensity = Greatness, especially of size or degree, that may exceed ordinary means of measurement.
Mensurable = Capable of being measured; measurable. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = summa cum laude = with the utmost praise = top 1-2% of graduating class
A.S.L. letter per diem = “S”
International Information per diem = Japanese “help” = Taskete

CRE/CRET = From the Latin verb crescere, “to come into being” and “to grow.”
Accretion = Growth or enlargement by gradual buildup.
Crescent = The moon between new moon and first quarter and between last quarter and the next new moon.
Excrescence = A projection of growth, especially when abnormal.
Increment = Something gained or added, especially as one of a series of regular additions or as a tiny increase in amount. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = nulli secundus = second to none
International Information per diem = Italian “please” = per favore
A.S.L. letter per diem = “O”

PUNG/PUNC = From the Latin verb pungere, “to prick or stab,” and the noun punctum, “point.”
Compunction = Anxiety caused by guilt; a slight misgiving or scruple.
Expunge = To remove, erase, or destroy.
Punctilious = Marked by exact agreement or conformity to the details of codes or conventions.
Pungent = Having a sharp, cutting quality; sharp or harsh to the sense of taste or smell. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = de jure = according to law
A.S.L. letter per diem = “N”
International Information per diem = Chinese “please” = qĭng

CLAM/CLAIM = From the Latin verb clamare, “to shout or cry out.”
Acclamation = A loud, eager indication of approval, praise, or agreement.
Clamor = Noisy shouting or loud, continuous noise; strong and active protest or demand.
Declaim = To speak in the formal manner of someone delivering a speech.
Reclamation = The act or process of restoring to use through reformation or rehabilitation or recovery. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PLAC/PLAIS = From the Latin placere, “to please or be agreeable to,” or placare, “to soothe or calm.”
Complaisant = Seeking to please or oblige; consenting to the wishes of others.
Placebo = A harmless substance given to a patient in place of genuine medication, either for experimental purposes or to soothe the patient.
Placidity = Serene freedom from interruption or disturbance; calmness.
Implacable = Not capable of being pleased, satisfied, or changed. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Greek and Latin words used in English:
Icon = From the Greek meaning an image, symbol, or emblem; a religious image usually painted on a small wooden panel.
Kudos = From the Greek meaning fame and renown that result from an achievement; prestige; praise.
Onus = From the Latin meaning a burden; a disagreeable necessity or obligation; blame.
Regimen = From the Latin meaning a systematic plan of action or treatment, especially one designed to improve and maintain health; a regular course of physical training. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) CLUD/CLUS = From the Latin claudere, “to close.”
Occlusion = An obstruction or blockage; the act of obstructing or closing off.
Preclude = To make impossible or rule out in advance; prevent.
Recluse = A person who lives withdrawn from society.
Seclusion = A screening or hiding from view; a place that is isolated or hidden. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from this week:

1. Metaphysics
2. Infrastructure
3. Circa
4. Alter Ego
5. Anno Domini
6. Ab Initio
7. Acrid
8. Post Meridiem
9. Antagonist
10. Tort Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = Circa = around
A.S.L. letter per diem = “H”
International Information per diem = Chinese “thank you” = Xìexie

STRU/STRUCT = From the Latin verb struere, meaning “to put together” and “to build or devise.”
Deconstruction = Analysis of texts, works of art, and cultural patterns that is intended to expose the assumptions on which they are based.
Infrastructure = The underlying foundation or basic framework.
Construe = To explain the arrangement and meaning of words in a sentence.
Instrumental = Acting as a means, agent, or tool. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) CONTRA = From the Latin “against” or “contrary to” or “in contrast to.”
Contraband = Goods that are forbidden by law to be owned or brought into or out of a country.
Contraindication = Something (such as a symptom or condition) that makes a particular treatment, medication, or procedure likely to be unsafe.
Contravene = To go against or act contrary to; to violate; to oppose in an argument, to contradict.
Contretemps = An embarrassing occurrence or situation. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PURG = From the Latin verb purgare, “to clean or cleanse.”
Expurgate = To cleanse of something morally harmful or offensive; to remove objectionable parts from.
Purgative = Cleansing or purifying, especially from sin; causing a significant looseness of the bowels.
Purgatory = According to Roman Catholic doctrine, the place where the souls of those who have died in God’s grace must pay for their sins through suffering; a place or state of temporary suffering or misery.
Purge = To clear of guilt or sin; to free of something unwanted or considered impure. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from this week:
1. Mellifluous
2. Nomenclature
3. Oenophile
4. Relegate
5. Modus Vivendi
6. Compos Mentis
7. In Vivo
8. Mala Fide
9. Mea Culpa
10. Ignominious Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = modus vivendi = a way of living
A.S.L. word per diem = “24”
International Information per diem = With just over 1.3 billion people, China is the world’s largest and most populous country.

FLU/FLUCT = From the Latin verb fluere, “to flow”.
Affluence = An abundance of material wealth.
Effluent = Something that flows out; polluting waste material discharged into the environment.
Fluctuation = An uncertain shifting back and forth; an ebbing and flowing in waves.
Mellifluous = Flowing like honey or sweetened as if with honey. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from Week Four:
1. Biodegradable
2. Fungible
3. In Vitro
4. Deo Volente
5. Hematocrit
6. Pentateuch
7. Ex Oficio
8. Facile Princeps
9. Deo Gratias
10. Refraction Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) GEN = From the Greek meaning “come into being” or “be born.”
Carcinogenic = Producing or causing cancer.
Congenial = Similar in outlook, temperament, and tastes; suited to one’s taste or nature.
Indigenous = Originating in and found naturally occurring in a particular area or environment.
Generic = Not specific; general; not protected by a trademark. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) JUR = From the Latin verb jurare, “to swear or take an oath,” and the stem of the noun jus, “right or law.”
Abjure = To give up or reject by oath; to abstain or hold back from.
Perjury = The voluntary breaking of an oath to tell the truth; false swearing.
Jurisprudence = A system of law, or the functioning of that system; the philosophy behind a body of law.
Objurgate = To scold harshly. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) DYNAM = From the Greek meaning “to be able” or “to have power.”
Dynamic = Relating to physical force or energy; continuously and productively active and changing; energetic or forceful.
Dynamo = A power generator; a forceful, energetic person.
Dynasty = A line of rulers from the same family; a group, family, or team that keeps its powerful position for a long time.
Hydrodynamic = Having to do with the science that studies fluids in motion and the forces that act on the bodies surrounded by fluids. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) SIGN = From the Latin noun signum, “sign or mark.”
Assignation = The act of assigning; an agreement about the time and place for a meeting, especially a secret meeting.
Resign = To give up a position or office; to accept something as unavoidable.
Signatory = A person or government that signs an agreement with others; especially a government that agrees with others to abide by a signed agreement.
Signet = A seal used instead of a signature to give personal or official authority to a document; a small engraved seal, often in the form of a ring. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) FIG = From the Latin verb fingere, meaning “to shape or mold,” and the noun figura, meaning “a form or shape.”
Configuration = An arrangement of parts or elements; shape, design.
Effigy = An image of a person, especially a crude representation of a hated person.
Figment = Something made up or imagined.
Figurative = Representing form or figure in art; saying one thing in terms normally meaning or describing another thing. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = errata = errors
A.S.L. word per diem = “3”
International Information per diem = Japanese “5” = Go

PAN = From the Greek meaning “all.”
Panacea = A remedy for ills or difficulties; cure-all.
Pandemonium = A wild uproar or commotion.
Panegyric = A formal speech or statement giving high praise to someone or something.
Panoply = A magnificent or impressive array. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = Ave Maria = Hail Mary
A.S.L. word per diem = “1”
International Information per diem = Chinese “4” = Sì

Words from Mythology and History:
Achilles’ heel = A vulnerable point.
Arcadia = A region or setting of rural pleasure and peacefulness.
Cassandra = A person who predicts misfortune or disaster.
Cyclopean = Huge or massive. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PERI = From the Greek and Latin meaning “going around something.”
Perimeter = The boundary or distance around a body or figure.
Periodontal = Surrounding the teeth; concerning or affecting the tissues around the teeth.
Peripatetic = Having to do with walking; moving or traveling from place to place.
Peripheral = Having to do with the outer edges, especially of the field of vision; auxiliary or supplemental. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) SPIC/SPEC = From the Latin verb specere or spicere, meaning “to look at or behold.”
Auspicious = Promising success; favorable; fortunate, prosperous.
Conspicuous = Obvious or noticeable; striking in a way that attracts attention.
Introspection = A looking within oneself to examine one’s own thoughts and feelings.
Perspicacious = Having acute or shrewd mental vision or judgment. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) CED/CESS = From the Latin verb cedere meaning “to go” or “to proceed.”
Accede = To give in to a request or demand; to give approval or consent.
Antecedent = A preceding event, state, or cause; one’s ancestor or parent.
Concession = The yielding of a point or privilege, often unwillingly; an acknowledgment or admission.
Precedent = Something done or said that may be an example or rule to guide later acts of a similar kind. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = de novo = anew
A.S.L. word per diem = “Yes”
International Information = Italian “1” = Uno

PLE = From the Latin word meaning “to fill.”
Complement = Something that fills up or makes perfect; the amount needed to make something complete.
Deplete = To reduce in amount by using up.
Implement = To take steps to fulfill or put into practice.
Replete = Fully or abundantly filled or supplied. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = mare nostrum = our sea = the Mediterranean Sea
A.S.L. letter per diem = “Z”
International Information per diem = Chinese “1” = Yī

ROG = From the Latin verb rogare meaning “to ask.”
Abrogate = To abolish or annul; to ignore or treat as if nonexistent.
Arrogate = To claim or seize without justification.
Derogatory = Expressing a low or poor opinion of someone or something.
Prerogative = A special or exclusive right, power, or privilege that sets one apart from others. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.)
Latin phrase per diem = alma mater = nurturing mother = one’s former school
A.S.L. letter per diem = “Y”
International Information per diem = Japanese “1” = Ichi

Latin words used in English:
A fortiori = All the more certainly; “from the stronger argument.”
A posteriori = Relating to or derived by reasoning from self-evident propositions; “from the latter.”
A priori = Relating to or derived by reasoning from self-evident propositions; “from the former.”
Bona fide = Made in good faith, without deceit; authentic or genuine. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from Week Five:
1. Eugenic
2. Vox populi
3. Orthodontics
4. Calypso
5. Exempli gratia
6. Orthopedics
7. Semper fidelis
8. Euphemism
9. Carpe diem
10. Semper idem Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = exempli gratia = e.g. = for example
A.S.L. letter per diem = “X”
International Information per diem = Italian “beautiful” = Bello

EU = From the Greek meaning “well,” “good,” or “true.”
Eugenic = Relating to or fitted for the production of good offspring.
Euphemism = The use of an agreeable or inoffensive word or expression for one that may offend or disgust.
Euphoria = A feeling of well-being or great elation.
Evangelism = The enthusiastic preaching or proclamation of the Christian gospel; militant or crusading zeal. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) RECT = From the Latin word rectus meaning “straight” or “right.”
Rectitude = Moral integrity; correctness of procedure.
Rectify = To set right; remedy; to correct by removing errors; revise.
Rectilinear = Moving in or forming a straight line.
Rector = A clergyman in charge of a church or parish; the head of a university or school. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = carpe diem = seize the day
A.S.L. letter per diem = “W”
International Information per diem = Chinese “beautiful” = Zhēn mĕi

ORTH/ORTHO = From the Greek orthos, meaning “straight,” “right,” or “true.”
Orthodontics = A branch of dentistry that deals with the treatment and correction of crooked teeth and other irregularities.
Orthodox = Holding established beliefs, especially in religion.
Orthopedics = The correction or prevention of deformities of the skeleton.
Orthography = The spelling of words according to standard usage. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = vox populi = voice of the people
A.S.L. letter per diem = “V”
International Information per diem = Japanese “I understand” = Wakarimashta

PROT/PROTO = From the Greek meaning “first in time” or “first formed.”
Protagonist = The main character in a literary work.
Protocol = An original copy or record of a document; a code of diplomatic or military rules of behavior.
Protoplasm = The substance that makes up the living parts of the cells.
Prototype = An original model on which something is patterned; a first, full-scale, usually working version of a new type or design. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = semper idem = always the same
A.S.L. letter per diem = “U”
International Information per diem = Italian “help” = Aiuto

MAL = From the Latin meaning “bad.”
Malevolent = Having or showing intense ill will or hatred.
Malicious = Desiring to cause pain, injury, or distress to another.
Malign = To make harsh and often false or misleading statements about.
Malnourished = Badly or poorly nourished. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = semper fidelis = always faithful = motto of U.S. Marine Corps
A.S.L. letter per diem = “T”
International Information per diem = Chinese “help” = Bāng máng

Words from Mythology:
Calypso = A folk song or style of singing of West Indian origin that has a lively rhythm and words that are often made up by the singer.
Odyssey = A long, wandering journey full of trials and adventures.
Palladium = A precious, silver-white metal related to platinum that is used in electrical contacts and as an alloy with gold to form white gold.
Penelope = A modest domestic wife. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Define the following words from Week Four:
1. Discursive
2. Cum laude
3. Genuflect
4. Advocatus diaboli
5. Omnivorous
6. Magna cum laude
7. Cursory
8. Summa cum laude
9. Concurrent
10. Credulity Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = summa cum laude = with the utmost praise = top 1-2% of graduating class
A.S.L. letter per diem = “S”
International Information per diem = Japanese “help” = Taskete

FLECT/FLEX = From the Latin verb flectere meaning “to bend.”
Deflect = To turn aside, especially from a straight or fixed course.
Flexor = A muscle that bends a part of the body, such as an arm or a leg.
Genuflect = To kneel on one knee and then rise as an act of respect.
Inflection = A change in the pitch, tone, or loudness of the voice. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = advocatus diaboli = devil’s advocate
A.S.L. letter per diem = “P”
International Information per diem = Japanese “excuse me” = Sumimasen

VOR = From the Latin verb vorare meaning “to eat.”
Carnivorous = Meat-eating or flesh-eating.
Herbivorous = Plant-eating.
Omnivorous = Feeding on both animals and plants; intensely interested in everything.
Voracious = Having a huge appetite; very eager. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = nulli secundus = second to none
International Information per diem = Italian “please” = per favore
A.S.L. letter per diem = “O”

Latin words used in English:
Ad hoc = Formed or used for a particular purpose or for immediate needs; “for this.”
Ad hominem = Marked by an attack on an opponent’s character rather than by an answer to the arguments made or the issues raised; “to the man.”
Alter ego = “Second I”; a trusted friend or personal representative.
De facto = Being such in practice or effect, although not formally recognized; actual; “from the fact.” Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = de jure = according to law
A.S.L. letter per diem = “N”
International Information per diem = Chinese “please” = qĭng

HOM/HOMO = From the Greek word homos meaning “same.”
Homonym = One of two or more words pronounced and/or spelled alike but different in meaning.
Homogenous = Of the same or similar kind.
Homologous = Developing from the same or a similar part of a remote ancestor.
Homophone = One of two or more words, pronounced alike but different in meaning or derivation or spelling. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PRIM = From the Latin word primus meaning “first.”
Primal = Original or primitive; first in importance.
Primiparous = Bearing a first offspring; having borne only one previous offspring.
Primogeniture = An exclusive right of inheritance belonging to the eldest son of a single set of parents.
Primordial = First created or developed; existing in or from the very beginning. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = cogito, ergo sum = I think, therefore I am (the basis of Descartes’ philosophy)
A.S.L. letter per diem = “M”
International Information per diem = Japanese “please” (asking) = Kudasai

POLY = From the Greek word polys meaning “many.”
Polychromatic = Showing a variety or a change of colors; multicolored.
Polyglot = One who can speak or write several languages.
Polymer = A chemical compound formed by a reaction in which two or more molecules combine to form larger molecules with repeating structural units.
Polyphony = Music consisting of two or more independent but harmonious melodies. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = magnum opus = great work
A.S.L. letter per diem = “L”
International Information per diem = Italian “Good-bye” = Arrivederci

HYPO/HYP = From the Greek meaning “under,” “beneath,” “down,” “below normal.”
Hypochondriac = A person unduly concerned with health and often suffering from delusions of physical disease.
Hypocrisy = A pretending to be what one is not or to feel what one does not really feel.
Hypothermia = Subnormal temperature of the body.
Hypothetical = Imagined for purposes of example. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) EP/EPI = From the Greek meaning “upon,” “besides,” “attached to,” “over,” “after,” or “outer.”
Ephemeral = Lasting a day only; lasting a very short time.
Epiphyte = A plant that obtains its nutrients from the air and the rain and usually grows on another plant for support.
Epitaph = An inscription on a grave or tomb in memory of the one buried there.
Epithet = A descriptive word or phrase occurring with or in place of the name of a person or thing. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in loco parentis = in place of a parent
A.S.L. letter per diem = “K”
International Information per diem = Chinese “good-bye” = Zài Jìan

AMBI/AMPHI = Meaning “on both sides” or “around”; ambi- comes from Latin and amphi- from the Greek.
Ambiguous = Unclear in meaning because of being understandable in more than one way.
Ambient = Existing or present on all sides.
Ambivalent = Holding opposite feelings and attitudes at the same time toward someone or something.
Amphitheater = An oval or circular building with an open area ringed by rising tiers of seats, used in ancient Rome for contests and spectacles; a large modern theater or stadium. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Jovial = Named after the Roman chief god Jupiter, or Jove, meaning jolly, expansively good-natured.
Mercurial = Named after the god Mercury, meaning having rapid and unpredictable changes of mood.
Olympian = Named after Mount Olympus, meaning lofty, superior, and detached.
Venereal = Named after the Roman goddess of love, Venus, meaning having to do with sex or sexually transmitted diseases. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = modus operandi = method of operating
A.S.L. letter per diem = “J”
International Information per diem = Japanese “good-bye” = Sayōnara

Words from Mythology:
Apollonian = Named after the god Apollo, meaning harmonious, ordered, rational, calm.
Bacchanalian = Named after the Roman god Bacchus, meaning frenzied.
Delphic = Named after the site at Delphi, Greece, meaning unclear, ambiguous, or confusing.
Dionysian = Named after the Greek god Dionysus, also meaning frenzied. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) SEC/SEQU = From the Latin verb sequi meaning “to follow.”
Consequential = Resulting; important.
Execute = To carry out or perform; to put to death legally or formally.
Obsequious = Excessively submissive, obedient, or flattering.
Sequential = Arranged in order or in a series; following in a series. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = Alter ego = other self
A.S.L. letter per diem = “I”
International Information per diem = Italian “thank you” = Grazie

DUC = From the Latin verb ducere meaning “to lead.”
Conducive = Tending to promote, encourage, or assist; helpful.
Deduction = Subtraction; the reaching of a conclusion by reasoning.
Induce = Persuade, influence; bring about.
Seduction = Attraction or charm; temptation to wrong. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = Circa = around
A.S.L. letter per diem = “H”
International Information per diem = Chinese “thank you” = Xìexie

JAC/JEC = From the Latin verb jacere meaning “throw” or “hurl.”
Adjacent = Near, neighboring; sharing a common boundary or border.
Conjecture = To guess.
Dejected = Downcast, depressed.
Trajectory = The curved path that an object makes in space, or that a thrown object follows as it rises and falls to earth. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = Anno Domini = A.D. = in the year of our Lord
A.S.L. letter per diem = “G”
International Information per diem = Japanese “thank you” = Arigatō

CAP/CEP/CIP = From the Latin verb capere, meaning “take, seize.”
Reception = The act of receiving; a social gathering where guests are formally welcomed.
Incipient = Starting to come into being or to become evident.
Perceptible = Noticeable or able to be felt by the senses.
Susceptible = Open to some influence; responsive. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) VEN/VENT = From venire, the Latin verb meaning “come.”
Advent = A coming or arrival; a coming into use.
Provenance = Origin or source.
Venturesome = Inclined to seek out risk or danger; bold, daring, adventurous.
Venue = The place where a trial is held; the locale of an event. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = ab initio = from the beginning
A.S.L. letter per diem = “F”
International Information per diem = Italian “hello” = Ciao

AG = From the Latin word for “do, go, lead, drive.”
Agitate = To move something with an irregular, rapid, violent action; to stir up or excite.
Litigate = To carry on a lawsuit by judicial process.
Prodigal = Recklessly or wastefully extravagant; spendthrift.
Synagogue = The center of worship and communal life of a Jewish congregation; temple. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Words from Mythology and History:
Spartan = Named after the citizens of Sparta, Greece, marked by simplicity and often strict self-discipline or self-denial.
Stentorian = Named after Stentor, a Greek warrior in the Iliad, extremely loud, often with especially deep richness of sound.
Stoic = Named after the Stoics, members of a philosophical movement in Greece, seemingly indifferent to pleasure or pain.
Sybaritic = Named after the ancient city of Sybaris, founded by the Greeks in Italy, marked by a luxurious or sensual way of life. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = post meridiem = p.m. = after noon
A.S.L. letter per diem = “E”
International Information per diem = Chinese “hello” = Ní Hăo

Words from Mythology and History:
Cicerone = Named after the Roman statesman and orator Cicero, a guide, especially one who takes tourists to museums, monuments, or architectural sites and explains what is being seen.
Hector = Named after the leader of the Trojan forces, adopted the meaning “to bully” in late-17th-century London.
Hedonism = From the Greek word for “pleasure”, an attitude or way of life that says pleasure or happiness is the chief goal.
Nestor = Named after the eldest of the Greek leaders at Troy, a senior figure or leader in one’s field. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = ante meridiem = a.m. = before noon
A.S.L. letter per diem = “D”
International Information per diem = Japanese “hello” = Konnichiwa

GRAV = From the Latin word meaning “heavy, weighty, serious.”
Gravid = Pregnant or enlarged with something.
Gravitas = Great or very dignified seriousness.
Gravitate = To move or be drawn toward something, especially by natural tendency or as if by an invisible force.
Gravity = Weighty importance, seriousness, or dignity. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = per mensem = for the month
A.S.L. letter per diem = “C”
International Information per diem = Italian “yes” = Sì

CRIM = From the Latin for “fault or crime” or “accusation.”
Criminology = The study of crime, criminals, law enforcement, and punishment.
Decriminalize = To remove or reduce the criminal status of.
Incriminate = To show evidence of involvement in a crime or a fault.
Recrimination = An accusation in retaliation for an accusation made against oneself; the making of such an accusation. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = per diem = for the day
A.S.L. letter per diem = “B”
International Information per diem = Chinese “yes” = Shì De

HOSP/HOST = From the Latin word hospes and its stem hospit- meaning both “host” and “guest.”
Hostage = A person given or held to ensure that an agreement, demand, or treaty is kept or fulfilled.
Hospice = A place or program to help care for the terminally ill.
Hostel = An inexpensive, supervised place for young travelers to stay overnight.
Inhospitable = Not welcoming or generous; unfriendly. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) PAC/PEAS = From the Latin words for “agree” and “peace.”


Pacify = To soothe anger or agitation; to subdue by armed action.
Pacifist = A person opposed to war or violence, especially someone who refuses to bear arms or to fight, on moral or religious grounds.
Pact = An agreement between two or more people or groups; a treaty or formal agreement between nations to deal with a problem or to resolve a dispute.
Appease = To make peaceful and quiet; to calm, satisfy. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = e pluribus unum = one out of many = motto of the U.S.
A.S.L. (American Sign Language) letter per diem = “A”
International Information per diem = Japanese “yes” = Hai

BELL = Latin word meaning “war.” Bellona was the Roman goddess of war.
Antebellum = Existing before a war, especially before the American Civil War (1861-1865).
Bellicose = Warlike, aggressive, quarrelsome.
Belligerence = Aggressiveness, combativeness.
Rebellion = Open defiance and opposition, sometimes armed, to a person or thing in authority. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) VER = From the Latin word for “truth.”
Aver = To state positively as true; declare.
Verify = To prove to be true or correct.
Verisimilitude = The appearance of being true or probable.
Verity = A true fact or statement. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) HEMI/SEMI = Hemi- comes from the Greek and semi- from the Latin meaning “half.”
Semitone = The tone at a half step.
Semicolon = The punctuation mark ; , used chiefly to separate major sentence elements such as independent clauses.
Hemiplegia = Total or partial paralysis of one side of the body that results from disease of or injury to the motor centers of the brain.
Semiconductor = A solid that conducts electricity like a metal at high temperatures and insulates like a nonmetal at low temperatures, like silicon. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = in vivo = in a living thing
A.S.L. word per diem = “23”
International Information per diem = “Latte” is Italian for milk.

LEGA = From the Latin legare, “to appoint” or “to send as a deputy.”
Delegation = A group of people chosen to represent the interests or opinions of others.
Legacy = Something left to a person in a will; something handed down by an ancestor or predecessor or received from the past.
Legate = An official representative, such as an ambassador or envoy.
Relegate = To remove or assign to a less important place. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = magna cum laude = with great praise = top 3-5% of graduating class
A.S.L. letter per diem = “R”
International Information per diem = Italian “excuse me” = Scusi

CURR/CURS = From the Latin verb currere meaning “to run.”
Concurrent = Happening or operating at the same time.
Cursory = Hastily and often carelessly done.
Discursive = Passing from one topic to another.
Precursor = One that goes before and indicates the coming of another. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Latin phrase per diem = cum laude = with praise = top 6-10% of graduating class
A.S.L. letter per diem = “Q”
International Information per diem = Chinese “excuse me” = Dùibuqĭ

CRED = From the Latin verb credere meaning “to believe.”
Credence = Mental acceptance of something as true or real; belief.
Creditable = Worthy of praise.
Credulity = Readiness and willingness to believe on the basis of little evidence.
Creed = A statement of the basic beliefs of a religious faith; a set of guiding principles or beliefs. Latin/Greek Per Diem
(L.G.P.D.) Qu’est-ce qu’il y a? (What is there wrong?)
On y va. Allons-y. (Let’s go.)
Dêpeche-toi. (Hurry up.)
Tout de suite. (Right away.)
Aidez-moi. (Help me.)
Ça va être une longue journée. (It’s going to be a long day.)
Elle est là-bas. (She is over there.)
Tu as vu le ciel, aujourd’hui? (You saw the sky, today?)
Qu’est-ce que tu fais? (What are you doing?)
Montrez-moi. (Show me.)
C’est un instrument pour étudier les tornades. (It’s an instrument to study tornados.)
Ils vivent pour ça. (They live for that.) Tornade – Film Notes Mes lèvres sont gorgées de venin. (My lips are filled with venom.)
Nous serons reunis très bientôt. (We will be reunited very soon.)
J’y vais. (I’m going.)
Tu me manques. (I miss you.)
Que puis-je faire pour vous? (What can I do for you?)
On gèle. (Let’s chill.)
J’en ai marre. (I’ve had enough.)
On casse un petit peu la glace. (Let’s break the ice a little.)
J’ai besoin de mes diamants. (I need my diamonds.)
Fonce. (Go quickly.)
Pas de belle, juste la bête. (No beauty, just the beast.)
Je suis desolé(e), navré(e). (I am sorry.)
Qu’est-ce que c’est? (What is it?) Film Notes – Batman et Robin C’est affreux. (It is awful.)
Tu me fais confiance? (Do you trust me?)
Mais, ne touchera rien d’autre que la lampe. (But, you will touch nothing other than the lamp.)
Jamais tu auras un ami comme moi. (Never will you have a friend like me.)
Je ne peux pas tuer personne. (I can not kill anyone.)
Je ne peux pas rendre une personne amoureuse d’une autre. (I can not make anyone fall in love with another.)
Je ne peux pas resusciter les morts. (I can’t resurrect the dead.)
Grâce à toi. (Thanks to you.)
Mon pote, c’est l’amour! (My friend, it’s love.)
Sois toi-même! (Be yourself!) Film Notes - Aladdin Ton amour m’a brûlé.
(Your love burned (consumed) me.)
Laid.
(Ugly.)
Mon âme.
(My soul.)
Il fait nuit.
(It is night.)
C’est fini.
(It’s finished (over).) Film Notes – Cyrano de Bergerac Que fais-tu?
(What are you doing?)
Où vas-tu?
(Where are you going?)
Il est fou.
(He is crazy.)
N’importe quoi.
(Anything.)
Ils sont ivrognes.
(They are drunk.) Film Notes – Cyrano de Bergerac Peut-être.
(Perhaps.)
Mon ami.
(My friend.)
Alors,
(Well,)
Une lettre d’amour.
(A love letter.)
Il faut partir.
(It is necessary to leave.) Film Notes – Cyrano de Bergerac Ma cousine.
(My cousin (female).)
Assez.
(Enough.)
Rien.
(Nothing.)
C’est vrai?
(It’s true?)
Vraiment?
(Really?) Film Notes – Cyrano de Bergerac Je suis mousquetaire.
(I am a Musketeer.)
Bonsoir.
(Good evening.)
Qui est-ce?
(Who is it?)
Vous n’êtes pas Samson.
(You are not Samson.)
Pourquoi regardez mon nez?
(Why are you looking at my nose?) Film Notes – Cyrano de Bergerac Oui, parce que chaque jour j’ai pensé à toi.
(Yes, because each day I thought about you.)
Rien qui approchait ta beauté.
(Nothing that approached your beauty.) Film Notes – Le clip de Braveheart Jour après jour
(Day after day)
Mais qui commande à nos amours?
(But who orders to our loves?) Je Sais Pas Vers 3

Lutte après lutte
(struggle after struggle)
Pire après pire
(worse after worse)
Chaque minute
(Each minute)
J’ai cru tenir
(I believed to hold)
Je voudrais apprendre
(I would like to learn) Je Sais Pas Je sais ces guerres
(I know these wars)
J’en ai pas peur
(I have no fear of them)
Je sais me défendre
(I know how to defend myself)
J’ai bien appris
(I have learned well)
On est pas des tendres par ici
(one is not tender through this) Je Sais Pas Le Chorus

Je sais les hivers
(I know the winters)
Je sais le froid
(I know the cold)
Mais la vie sans toi
(But life without you)
Je sais pas
(I do not know) Je Sais Pas River des clous
(to drive nails (to reduce to silence)
Ça j’ai appris
(that I have learned)
Je suis pas victime
(I am not a victim)
Je suis pas colombe
(I am not a pigeon (explorer)
Et pour qu’on m’abîme
(and so that one hurts me)
Faut que je tombe
(It is necessary that I fall) Je Sais Pas Narguer des lois
(to challenge laws)
Les foudres divines
(divine lightning (wraths)
Ça m’effraie pas
(that does not frighten me)
Je sais prendre un coup
(I know how to take a hit)
Le rendre aussi
(to render it also) Je Sais Pas Vers 1

Détourner des rivières
(To change the direction of rivers)
porter des poids
(to carry some weight)
traverser des mers
(to cross seas)
je saurais faire
(I would know what to do)
défier des machines
(to defy machines) Song Notes
Je Sais Pas Oui, je suis français(e).
(Yes, I am French.)
Non, je ne suis pas français(e).
(No, I am not French.)
Oui, je suis fort(e) en mathematiques.
(Yes, I am strong in math.)
Non, je ne suis pas fort(e) en mathematiques.
(No, I am not strong in math.)
Oui, je suis faible en anglais.
(Yes, I am weak in English.)
Non, je ne suis pas faible en anglais.
(No, I am not weak in English.)
Je désire un steak/une pizza pour le dîner.
(I want a steak/pizza for dinner.)
Elle s’appelle ____________.
(Her name is name.) 20 Questions/Answers en
français Il fait beau, chaud, froid, frais, mauvais.
(It is beautiful, hot, cold, cool, bad, weather.)
See Time Notes
Oui, je regarde souvent la télé.
(Yes, I watch television often.)
Non, je ne regarde pas souvent la télé.
(No, I do not watch television often.)
La classe de français commence à _______________.
(French class begins at time.)
J’ai ________ ans.
(I am number years old.) 20 Questions/Answers en
français J’habite à _________.
(I live at town.)
Ça va bien, mal, comme ci, comme ça.
(It is going well, bad, so-so.)
_______est l’élève devant moi.
(Name is the student in front of me.)
Personne n’est devant moi.
(Nobody is in front of me.)
Oui, j’aime étudier.
(Yes, I like to study.)
Non, je n’aime pas étudier.
(No, I do not like to study.)
Mon anniversaire est le ______ ________.
(My birthday is the date month.) 20 Questions/Answers en
français C’est le _________ _________ aujourd’hui.
(It is the date month today.)
C’est _____________.
(It is day of week.)
Je m’appelle __________.
(My name is name.)
Oui, je parle français.
(Yes, I speak French.)
Non, je ne parle pas français.
(No, I do not speak French.)
C’est le vingt-cinq décembre.
(It is December 25.) 20 Questions/Answers en
français Tu es français?
(Are you French?)
Es-tu fort en mathematiques?
(Are you strong in mathematics?)
18. Es-tu faible en anglais?
(Are you weak in English?)
Désires-tu un steak ou une pizza pour le dîner?
(Do you want a steak or a pizza for dinner?)
Comment s’appelle ta mère?
(What is your mother’s name?) 20 Questions/Answers en
français Où habites-tu?
(Where do you live?)
Comment ça va?
(How is it going?)
Qui est l’élève devant toi?
(Who is the student in front of you?)
Aimes-tu étudier?
(Do you like to study?)
C’est quand ton anniversaire?
(When is your birthday?) 20 Questions/Answers en
français Quelle est la date aujourd’hui?
(What is the date today?)
Quel jour est-ce?
(What day is it?)
Comment t’appelles-tu?
(What is your name?)
Parles-tu français?
(Do you speak French?)
Quand est le Noël?
(When is Christmas?) 20 Questions/Answers en
français Puis-je aller aux toilettes, s’il vous plaît?
(May I go to the bathroom, please?)
Puis-je aller à mon vestiaire s’il vous plaît?
(May I go to my locker, please?)
Puis-je aller au bureau, s’il vous plaît?
(May I go to the office, please?)
Puis-je acheter de la nourriture, s’il vous plaît?
(May I buy some food, please?)
Puis-je boire de l’eau, s’il vous plaît?
(May I drink some water, please?) Classroom Questions 6. Comme tu es moche, n’est-ce pas ?
(You are ugly (nasty), isn’t that right?)
7. C’est une blague!
(It’s a joke!)
8. Je vais te voir dans mes rêves.
(I am going to see you in my dreams.)
9. Salut, quand je vois tes yeux, je suis amoureux(amoureuse).
(Hi, when I see your eyes, I am in love.)
10. Tais-toi déjà!
(Be quiet already!) 10 French Phrases 1. Tu es mon petit chou.
(You are my little cabbage.)
2. Je t’aime beaucoup!
(I love you a lot!)
3. Embrasse-moi beaucoup!
(Kiss me a lot!)
4. Elle (IL) assassine.
(She (He) is drop dead fine.)
5. Comme tu es belle (beau)!
(You are pretty (handsome!) 10 French Phrases Je veux une voiture. (I want a car.)
Les filles adorent la voiture. (Girls love the car.)
Laisse tomber ton arme! (Put down your weapon!)
Ayez pitié, je vous en supplie! (Have pity, I beg of you!)
Si tu le casses, tu paies. (If you break it, you buy it.)
Où est la tienne? (Where is yours?)
Allons-y. (Let’s go.)
Congèle bien. (Freeze well.)
On l’a attrapé? (We caught him?)
Que fait-il? (What is he doing?)
C’est la calamité de la humanité. (It’s the calamity of humanity.)
Je suis mère nature. (I am mother nature.) Film Notes – Batman et Robin Je t’en prie. (I beg of you.)
Approche-toi. (Come closer.)
Ne pars pas tout de suite! (Don’t leave right away!)
C’est ce qui est à l’interieur qui compte. (It’s what is on the inside that counts.)
Cela commence en un lieu sombre. (It begins in a dark place.)
Qui ose venir déranger mon repos? (Who dares to come disturb my rest?)
Tiens, partagez-le. (Here, share it.)
Je suis au bout de patience. (I am at the end of patience.)
Tout ira bien. (All is going to be fine.)
Je ne peux pas rester ici. (I can not stay here.)
Je vous demande pardon, votre pourriture. (I ask your forgiveness, your rottenness.) Film Notes - Aladdin N’entrez pas.
(Do not enter.)
Qu’avez-vous?
(What is wrong?)
Tant pis.
(Too bad.)
La lune.
(The moon.)
La vengence.
(The vengeance.) Film Notes – Cyrano de Bergerac Ça suffit.
(That is enough.)
Sot.
(Fool.)
Tout seul.
(All alone.)
Tais-toi.
(Be quiet.)
Sortez-tous!
(Get out everyone!) Film Notes – Cyrano de Bergerac C’est la Mer Rouge.
(It’s the Red Sea.)
Je touche.
(I hit (touch) .)
J’aime la plus belle.
(I love the most beautiful.)
Mon Dieu.
(My God.)
Cent hommes.
(100 men) Film Notes – Cyrano de Bergerac Vers 2

Je savais le silence
(I knew the silence)
Depuis longtemps
(for a long time)
J’en sais la violence
(I know of the violence)
Son goût de sang
(its taste of blood)
Rouges colères
(red wraths)
Sombres douleurs
(somber pains) Je Sais Pas Quel temps fait-il?
(What is the weather like?)
Quelle heure est-il?
(What time is it?)
Regardes-tu souvent la télé?
(Do you watch television often?)
À quelle heure commence la classe de français?
(At what time does French class start?)
Quel âge as-tu?
(How old are you?) 20 Questions/Answers en
français Dix Phrases Françaises 10 French Phrases Compris. (Understood.)
De quoi tu parles? (What are you talking about?)
Tu es sûr? (Are you sure?)
Quoi de neuf? (What’s new?)
C’est une merveille de la nature. (It’s a wonder of nature.)
C’est une belle chose. (It’s a beautiful thing.)
Dis-moi. (Tell me.)
Je suis très heureux. (I am very happy.)
Vas-y. (Go ahead.)
Je sais ce que je fais. (I know what I am doing.)
Attends une seconde. (Wait a second.)
C’est une belle bagnole. (It’s a beautiful car (truck.)
Regardez-moi. (Watch (Look) at me.)
Elle est folle. (She is crazy.)
Viens vite. (Come quickly.)
Qu’est-ce que tu fais? (What are you doing?)
Descendez. (Get down.)
On a eu de la chance. (We were lucky.) Tornade – Film Notes Lo sabía. (I knew it.)
¡No se vayan! (Don’t go away!)
¿Están vivos? (Are they alive?)
¡Alto! (Stop!)
Rápido. (Quick.)
Fue maravillosa. (It was marvelous.)
Despacio. (Slow.)
Un poco más. (A little more.)
Bien hecho. (Well done.)
Buen trabajo. (Good work.)
Olvídalo. (Forget it.)
Lo tengo. (I have it.) Film Notes – A Bug’s Life Ingratos. (Ingrates.)
Busco bichos guerreros. (I am looking for fighting bugs.)
Ayuda. (Help.)
Es una locura. (It’s madness.)
¿Qué tal? (How’s it going?)
Aquí es. (Here it is.)
Así es. (That it is.)
Mira. (Look.)
Morir. (To die.)
Disculpa, por favor. (Forgive me, excuse me, please.)
Listo. (Ready.)
Tienes razón. (You are right.) Film Notes – A Bug’s Life ¿Cuál es su posición? (What is your position?)
Nada más. (Nothing more.)
Es perfecto. (It’s perfect.)
Bichos malos. (Bad bugs.)
Todos al centro. (Everyone to the center.)
Hasta pronto. (See you soon.)
¡Qué hermosa mañana! (What a beautiful morning!)
¡Atrás! (Back!)
¿Quién dijo eso? (Who said that?)
Otra vez. (Again.)
No puedo detenerme. (I can’t stop myself.)
No regrese. (Don’t return.) Film Notes – A Bug’s Life Lo sé. (I know it.)
¿Ahora, qué haces? ( Now what are you doing?)
Solo, hazlo. (Just do it.)
Espera. (Esperan.) (Wait.)
Me gustan tus inventos. (I like your inventions.)
Soy chiquito. (I am tiny.)
Es una roca. (It’s a rock.)
Hay una fila. (There’s a line.)
¿Dónde está la comida? (Where is the food?)
Es un gran historia. (It’s a great story.)
Créeme. (Believe me.)
¿Estás escuchándome? (Are you listening to me?) Film Notes – A Bug’s Life Siempre pasa. (It always happens.)
Lo harás bien. (You will do fine.)
¡Es horrible! (It’s horrible!)
Te relajas. (Relax.)
Auxilio. (Help.)
Conserva la calma. (Keep your calm.)
¿Qué dices? (What are you saying?)
Por aquí. (This way.)
La pobrecita. (The poor thing.)
No me digas. (Don’t tell me.)
Es nuestro destino de la vida. (It’s our destiny in life.)
Tú no eres la reina. (You are not the queen.) Film Notes – A Bug’s Life Se marchitó, es triste. (It withered, it is sad.)
Tanto amor. (So much love.)
Como la flor. (Like the flower.)
Estaba jugando. (I was playing.)
No te preocupes. (Don’t worry.)
La música habla por sí mismo. (The music speaks for itself.)
¿Dónde está? (Where is he (she) ?)
Te conozco muy bien. (I know you very well.)
¡Lárgate, fuera, todos abajo! (Get out, outside, everyone out!)
Espérame. (Wait for me.)
Lo hicimos. (We did it.) Film Notes - Selena Yo te quiero. (I love you. I want you.)
Estuvieron bien. (They were fine.)
Ella es especial. (She is special.)
¿Oye la música? (Do you hear the music?)
Vamos a bailar. (We are going to dance.)
Es solo la moda ahora. (It is only the style now.)
La estácion está muy lejos. (The station is very far.)
¿Qué pasó? (What happened?)
¡Basta! (Enough!)
Estaré bien. (I will be fine.)
Por supuesto. (Of course.)
Me gusta si te gusta. (I like it if you like it.) Film Notes - Selena Claro que sí. (Of course yes.)
Vas a matarlos. (You are going to kill them.)
¿Está lista? (Is she ready?)
Así, se canta. (That is singing.)
No lo creo. (I don’t believe it.)
¿Qué estás haciendo? (What are you doing?)
Cántenla. (Sing it.)
No hay restaurantes mexicanos. (There are no Mexican restaurants.)
¿Cómo va todo? (How is everything going?)
Tú me prometiste. (You promised me.)
Yo puedo hacer lo máximo. (I can do anything.)
Ven aquí. (Come here.) Film Notes - Selena ¿Estás bien? (Are you well?)
No importa. (It doesn’t matter.)
¿Cómo voy a poder? (How am I going to be able?)
¿Oyen eso? (Do you hear that?)
¡Vete! (Go away !)
¡Salud! (Bless you! Health!)
Yo sé usarlo. (I know how to use it.)
¿Qué funciona? (What works?)
¿Podemos pedir ayuda? (Can we ask for help?)
Sígueme. (Follow me.)
Algo salió mal. (Something went wrong.) Film Notes – El Parque Jurasico A nadie le importa. (It doesn’t matter to anybody.)
No hagas eso. (Don’t do that.)
Agárrense. (Hold on.)
Lo lograste. (You did it.)
¿Qué estás pensando? (What are you thinking?)
¿Quién tiene hambre? (Who is hungry?)
Sin duda. (Without a doubt.)
Cuidado. (Careful.)
Quédense aquí. (Stay here.)
No dijiste la Palabra Mágica. (You didn’t say the Magic Word.)
¿Qué es eso? (What is that?)
¿Qué quieres? (What do you want?) Film Notes – El Parque Jurasico ¡Atención! (Careful!)
¡Disparen! (Shoot!)
Tenemos que hacer algo. (We have to do something.)
Tengo que ir a inspeccionar el sitio. (I have to go to inspect the site.)
Muéstrame. (Show me.)
Es un excavador. (He is a digger.)
No me da mucho miedo. (It’s not very scary.)
Apestan. (They stink.)
¡Apágalo! (Turn it off!)
No se preocupe. (Don’t worry.)
No reparé en gastos. (I spared no expense.)
¿Dónde está el avión? (Where is the plane?) Film Notes – El Parque Jurasico El sistema de seguridad.
(The security system.)
La Sagrada Biblia.
(The Holy Bible.)
Mensaje.
(Message.)
Cálmate.
(Calm down.)
El puente.
(The bridge.)
¿Quién te mandó?
(Who sent you?) Film Notes – Misión Imposible No sé.
(I do not know.)
¡Vamos!
(Let’s go!)
¿Ahora qué?
(Now what?)
¿Quiere usted ver una película?
(Do you want to see a film?)
Un traidor.
(A traitor (mole).) Film Notes – Misión Imposible ¿Eres muy feo, no?
(You are very ugly, no?)
Y no hablas ni una palabra del español.
(And you do not speak a word of Spanish.)
Los demás pueden irse.
(The rest can go.)
¡Váyanse!
(Go ahead!)
¡No se muevan!
(Don’t move!) Film Notes – El clip de M.I.B. Déjame hablar.
(Let me speak.)
Bájense todos.
(Get down everyone.)
Formen una línea aquí, por favor.
(Form a line here, please.)
Oye vato. ¿Qué pasa? ¿Cómo estás? Bien, bien.
(Hey, man. What’s happening? How’s it going? Fine, fine.)
Abuela, no te preocupes. Bienvenida a los Estados Unidos.
(Grandma, do not worry. Welcome to the United States.) Film Notes – El clip de M.I.B. Verso Dos – continuación

Me gusta tomar mis copas
(I like to drink my cups (glasses)
Agua ardiente es lo mejor
(Hot (passionate) water is the best)
También el tequila blanco,
(Also white tequila)
Con su sal le da sabor
(With its salt gives it flavor) Song Notes
La Canción del Mariachi Verso Dos

Me gusta tocar guitarra
(I like to play guitar)
Me gusta cantar el son
(I like to sing the sound)
El Mariachi me acompaña
(The Mariachi accompanies me)
Cuando canto mi canción
(When I sing my song) Song Notes
La Canción del Mariachi Verso Uno – continuación
Por la sierra yo me voy
(By the mountains I go away)
Las estrellas y la luna
(The stars and the moon)
Ellas me dicen dónde voy
(They tell me where I am going)

El Coro

Ay, Ay, Ay, Ay
Hay, Hay mi amor
(There is my love)
Hay mi morena de mi corazón
(There is my brunette of my heart) Song Notes
La Canción del Mariachi Verso Uno

Soy un hombre muy honrado
(I am a very honest man)
Que me gusta lo mejor
(I like the best)
Las mujeres no me faltan
(I am not lacking in women)
Ni el dinero ni el amor
(Nor money nor love)
Jineteando mi caballo
(Riding my horse) Song Notes
La Canción del Mariachi Hace buen tiempo. Hace mal tiempo. Hace frío, calor, fresco.
(It is good weather. It is bad weather. It is cold, hot, cool weather.)
Yo vivo en ________.
(I live in town.)
Yo voy a la clase de _______ después la clase de español.
(I go to the class of teacher after Spanish class.)
Mi dirección es __________.
(My address is street address.)
Mi número de teléfono es _______________.
(My telephone number is number.) 20 Questions/Answers en
español See Time Notes
La clase de español empieza a la(s) ____________.
(Spanish class begins at time.)
El presidente es ________.
(The president is adjective.)
Yo tengo _______ años.
(I am number years old.)
Mi cumpleaños es el _______ de ______.
(My birthday is the date of month.) 20 Questions/Answers en
español Mi padre es _______.
(My father is name.)
Me gusta _________.
(I like action verb.)
Sí, me gusta estudiar.
(Yes, I like to study.)
No, no me gusta estudiar.
(No, I do not like to study.)
Sí, yo soy español.
(Yes, I am Spanish.)
No, yo no soy español.
(No, I am not Spanish.)
Sí, veo muchas veces la televisión.
(Yes, I watch a lot of television.)
No, yo no veo muchas veces la televisión.
(No, I do not watch a lot of television.) 20 Questions/Answers en
español Hoy es el _____ de _______.
(Today is the date of month.)
Hoy es _________.
(Today is day of week.)
Yo me llamo ________.
(My name is name.)
Sí, yo hablo español.
(Yes, I speak Spanish.)
No, yo no hablo español.
(No, I do not speak Spanish.)
Yo soy de ________.
(I am from country.) 20 Questions/Answers en
español ¿Qué hora es?
(What time is it?)
¿A qué hora empieza la clase de español?
(At what time does Spanish class start?)
¿Cómo es el presidente?
(How is the president?)
¿Cuántos años tienes?
(How old are you?)
¿Cuándo es tu cumpleaños?
(When is your birthday?) 20 Questions/Answers en
español ¿Quién es tu padre?
(Who is your father?)
¿Qué te gusta hacer?
(What do you like to do?)
¿Te gusta estudiar?
(Do you like to study?)
¿Eres español?
(Are you Spanish?)
¿Ves muchas veces la televisión?
(Do you watch television a lot?) 20 Questions/Answers en
español ¿Qué es la fecha de hoy?
(What is the date today?)
¿Qué día es hoy?
(What day is today?)
¿Cómo te llamas?
(What is your name?)
¿Hablas español?
(Do you speak Spanish?)
¿De dónde eres?
(Where are you from?) 20 Questions/Answers en
español ¿Puedo ir al baño(aseo), por favor?
(May I go to the bathroom, please?)
¿Puedo ir a mi armario (casillero), por favor?
(May I go to my locker, please?)
¿Puedo ir a la oficina, por favor?
(May I go to the office, please?)
¿Puedo comprar la comida (unas galletas), por favor?
(May I buy food (some cookies(snacks), please?)
¿Puedo tomar agua, por favor?
(May I drink some water, please)? Classroom Questions ¡Eres muy bonita (guapo)!
(You are very pretty (handsome!)
¿Eres muy feo(a), verdad?
(You are very ugly, right?)
¡Es una broma!
(It’s a joke!)
Yo voy a verte en mis sueños.
(I will see you in my dreams.)
¡Cállate ya!
(Be quiet already!) 10 Spanish Phrases Estoy perdido(a) en los ojos de ti.
( I am lost in your eyes.)
¡Bésame mucho!
(Kiss me a lot!)
Él (Ella) es un(a) dios(a) greco(a).
(He (She) is a Greek god (goddess.)
¡Te amo muchísimo!
(I love you very much!)
¡Quiubole, hola mi amor!
(Hi my love!) 10 Spanish Phrases Vamos a hacerlo.
(We are going to do it.)
Traspaso completo.
(Download complete.)
Tostada.
(Toast.)
Dios mío.
(My God.)
Por supuesto.
(Of course.)
Soy el hombre del momento.
(I am the man of the moment.) Film Notes – Misión Imposible Los nombres en clave.
(Code names.)
Hombre punta.
(Point man.)
Buena suerte.
(Good luck.)
Praga.
(Prague.)
¿Qué pasa?
(What is happening?) Film Notes – Misión Imposible Tomen el camión y váyanse, por favor.
(Take the truck and go ahead, please.)
¡Súbanse en el camión ahorita, por favor!
(Get in the truck right now, please!) Film Notes – El clip de M.I.B. 6. ¿Adónde vas? ¿Nogales?
(Where are you going to? Nogales?)
¿Buscando trabajo similar?
(Looking for similar work?)
¿Y tú, lo mismo?
(And you, the same?)
Placer a verle aquí.
(Pleasure to see you here.)
¿Qué dices si te rompa la cara?
(What do you say if I break your face?) Film Notes – El clip de M.I.B. ¿Qué tiempo hace?
(What is the weather like?)
¿Dónde vives?
(Where do you live?)
¿Adónde vas después la clase de español?
(Where are you going after Spanish class?)
¿Cuál es tu dirección?
(What is your address?)
¿Cuál es tu número de teléfono?
(What is your telephone number?) 20 Questions/Answers en
español Diez Frases En Español 10 Spanish Phrases

What right or freedom do you appreciate the most in the United States of America? Why?


2. If you had to live in El Salvador at that time in history, would you have fought/protested against the government or kept quiet? Why? Romero
Discussion Questions
Would you be willing to die for your country? Why or why not?


Of the big three, Crockett, Bowie, and Travis, who do you admire the most and why?


In your opinion, what was the main reason nobody came to help the volunteers at The Alamo? The Alamo
Discussion Questions Hier était dimanche.
J’avais quatre-vingt-dix-sept ans dans la photo.


At what time did French class begin?
Yesterday the date was January twenty-first.
The soccer match was at 12:30 p.m. Past 20 Q/A Interro Hoy es el veintisiete de enero.
Yo tengo setenta y seis años.


Where are you going after Spanish class?
It is 1:45 p.m.
It is bad weather. Written 20 Q/A Prueba Nous avons.
Vous êtes.


He speaks.
One is.
They(f.) have. Written Verb Sheet Interro Ella hizo.
Vosotros vivisteis.


You(s.f.) went.
I spoke.
You(p.i.) were (ser). Written Verb Sheet Prueba ¿A qué hora empieza la clase de español?
Hoy es el veintitrés de marzo.



Today is Tuesday.
I am seventy-seven years old.
Spanish class begins at 8:05 a.m. 20 Q/A Prueba
1. It is 7:59 p.m.
2. It is 1:29 a.m.
3. It is 2:30 p.m.
4. It is 8:18 a.m.
5. It is 9:39 p.m. Written Time Interro 1. It is 7:59 p.m.
2. It is 1:29 a.m.
3. It is 2:30 p.m.
4. It is 8:18 a.m.
5. It is 9:39 p.m. Written Time Prueba 777
555
79.893
1.999
25.524 Written Números Prueba 1. 100.000
2. 500.000
3. 79.893
4. 1.999
5. 621 Written Nombres Interro Montrez-moi.
On y va. Allons-y.



What are you doing?
It’s an instrument to study tornados.
It’s a wonder of nature. Film Notes Interro 1. Bien hecho.
2. ¿Qué tal?


I am looking for fighting bugs.
Are you listening to me?
It’s our destiny in life. Film Notes Prueba Do you think Don Quixote is really crazy? Why or why not?

Do you think it is important to have an imagination in life? Why or why not?

Is there a job today that would be considered as noble as being a knight? If so, which professions and why? If no, why not? Don Quixote
by Miguel de Cervantes
Discussion Questions Elle assassine.
Embrasse-moi beacoup!



I will see you in my dreams.
Hi, when I see your eyes I am in love. (masculine form)
You are my little cabbage. Written 10 Phrases Interro Ella es una diosa greca.
¿Eres muy feo, verdad?



I will see you in my dreams.
I love you very much!
I am lost in your eyes. (masculine form) Written 10 Phrases Prueba Le long des golfes clairs
Pour que tu m’aimes encore


I know the winters
I will go search for your soul
Rocked my heart for life Song Interro It is 10:45 p.m. = Il est dix heures quarante-cinq du soir. Il est onze heures moins quinze(le quart) du soir.
It is 7:25 a.m. = Il est sept heures vingt-cinq du matin.
It is 3:13 p.m. = Il est trois heures treize de l’après-midi.
It is 11:11 a.m. = Il est onze heures onze du matin.
It is 9:05 p.m. = Il est neuf heures cinq du soir.
It is 8:18 a.m. = Il est huit heures dix-huit du matin.
It is 4:44 p.m. = Il est quatre heures quarante-quatre de l’après-midi. Il est cinq heures moins seize de l’après-midi.
It is 1:21 a.m. = Il est une heure vingt et un du matin.
It is 9:39 p.m. = Il est neuf heures trente-neuf du soir. Il est dix heures moins vingt et un du soir.
It is 2:22 a.m. = Il est deux heures vingt-deux du matin. Quelle heure est-il? It is 12:00 a.m. = Il est douze heures du matin. Il est minuit.
It is 12:00 p.m. = Il est douze heures de l’après-midi. Il est midi.
It is 1:15 a.m. = Il est une heure quinze(et quart) du matin.
It is 2:30 p.m. = Il est deux heures trente(et demie) de l’après-midi.
It is 3:45 a.m. = Il est trois heures quarante-cinq du matin. Il est quatre heures moins quinze(le quart) du matin.
It is 7:59 p.m. = Il est sept heures cinquante-neuf du soir. Il est huit heures moins un du soir.
It is 8:02 a.m. = Il est huit heures deux du matin.
It is 4:12 p.m. = Il est quatre heures douze de l’après-midi.
It is 5:55 a.m. = Il est cinq heures cinquante-cinq du matin. Il est six heures moins cinq du matin.
It is 10:22 p.m. = Il est dix heures vingt-deux du soir.
It is 11:38 a.m. = Il est onze heures trente-huit du matin. Il est douze heures moins vingt-deux du matin.
It is 12:45 p.m. = Il est douze heures quarante-cinq de l’après-midi. Il est une heure moins quinze(le quart) de l’après-midi.
It is 10:33 a.m. = Il est dix heures trente-trois du matin. Il est onze heures moins vingt-sept du matin.
It is 6:56 p.m. = Il est six heures cinquante-six du soir. Il est sept heures moins quatre du soir.
It is 1:29 a.m. = Il est une heure vingt-neuf du matin. Quelle heure est-il? It is 10:45 p.m. =
It is 7:25 a.m. =
It is 3:13 p.m. =
It is 11:11 a.m. =
It is 9:05 p.m. =
It is 8:18 a.m. =
It is 4:44 p.m. =
It is 1:21 a.m. =
It is 9:39 p.m. =
It is 2:22 a.m. = Quelle heure est-il? It is 12:00 a.m. =
It is 12:00 p.m. =
It is 1:15 a.m. =
It is 2:30 p.m. =
It is 3:45 a.m. =
It is 7:59 p.m. =
It is 8:02 a.m. =
It is 4:12 p.m. =
It is 5:55 a.m. =
It is 10:22 p.m. =
It is 11:38 a.m. =
It is 12:45 p.m. =
It is 10:33 a.m. =
It is 6:56 p.m. =
It is 1:29 a.m. = Quelle heure est-il? It is 12:00 a.m. =
It is 12:00 p.m. =
It is 1:15 a.m. =
It is 2:30 p.m. =
It is 3:45 a.m. =
It is 7:59 p.m. =
It is 8:02 a.m. =
It is 4:12 p.m. =
It is 5:55 a.m. =
It is 10:22 p.m. =
It is 11:38 a.m. =
It is 12:45 p.m. =
It is 10:33 a.m. =
It is 6:56 p.m. =
It is 1:29 a.m. = ¿Qué hora es? It is 10:45 p.m. = Son las diez y cuarenta y cinco de la noche. Son las once menos quince(cuarto) de la noche.
It is 7:25 a.m. = Son las siete y veinticinco de la mañana.
It is 3:13 p.m. = Son las tres y trece de la tarde.
It is 11:11 a.m. = Son las once y once de la mañana.
It is 9:05 p.m. = Son las nueve y cinco de la noche.
It is 8:18 a.m. = Son las ocho y dieciocho de la mañana.
It is 4:44 p.m. = Son las cuatro y cuarenta y cuatro de la tarde. Son las cinco menos dieciséis de la tarde.
It is 1:21 a.m. = Es la una y veintiuno de la mañana.
It is 9:39 p.m. = Son las nueve y treinta y nueve de la noche. Son las diez menos veintiuno de la noche.
It is 2:22 a.m. = Son las dos y veintidós de la mañana. ¿Qué hora es? It is 12:00 a.m. = Son las doce de la mañana. Es la medianoche.
It is 12:00 p.m. = Son las doce de la tarde. Es el mediodía.
It is 1:15 a.m. = Es la una y quince(cuarto) de la mañana.
It is 2:30 p.m. = Son las dos y treinta(media) de la tarde.
It is 3:45 a.m. = Son las tres y cuarenta y cinco de la mañana. Son las cuatro menos quince(cuarto) de la mañana.
It is 7:59 p.m. = Son las siete y cincuenta y nueve de la noche. Son las ocho menos uno de la noche.
It is 8:02 a.m. = Son las ocho y dos de la mañana.
It is 4:12 p.m. = Son las cuatro y doce de la tarde.
It is 5:55 a.m. = Son las cinco y cincuenta y cinco de la mañana. Son las seis menos cinco de la mañana.
It is 10:22 p.m. = Son las diez y veintidós de la noche.
It is 11:38 a.m. = Son las once y treinta y ocho de la mañana. Son las doce menos veintidós de la mañana.
It is 12:45 p.m. = Son las doce y cuarenta y cinco de la tarde. Es la una menos quince(cuarto) de la tarde.
It is 10:33 a.m. = Son las diez y treinta y tres de la mañana. Son las once menos veintisiete de la mañana.
It is 6:56 p.m. = Son las seis y cincuenta y seis de la noche. Son las siete menos cuatro de la noche.
It is 1:29 a.m. = Es la una y veintinueve de la mañana. ¿Qué hora es? 777 = sept cent soixante-dix-sept
21.576 = vingt et un mille cinq cent soixante-seize
489 = quatre cent quatre-vingt-neuf
891 = huit cent quatre-vingt-onze
471 = quatre cent soixante et onze
621 = six cent vingt et un
3.793 = trois mille sept cent quatre-vingt-treize
25.524 = vingt-cinq mille cinq cent vingt-quatre
80.215 = quatre-vingt mille deux cent quinze
99.009 = quatre-vingt-dix-neuf mille neuf Les Nombres 150 = cent cinquante
1.000.000 = un million
555 = cinq cent cinquante-cinq
499 = quatre cent quatre-vingt-dix-neuf
1.999 = mille neuf cent quatre-vingt-dix-neuf
500.000 = cinq cent mille
1.001 = mille un
767 = sept cent soixante-sept
373 = trois cent soixante-treize
202 = deux cent deux
12.014 = douze mille quatorze
79.893 = soixante-dix-neuf mille huit cent quatre-vingt-treize
15.004 = quinze mille quatre
100.000 = cent mille
888 = huit cent quatre-vingt-huit Les Nombres 777 =
21.576 =
489 =
891 =
471 =
621 =
3.793 =
25.524 =
80.215 =
99.009 = Les Nombres 150 =
1.000.000 =
555 =
499 =
1.999 =
500.000 =
1.001 =
767 =
373 =
202 =
12.014 =
79.893 =
15.004 =
100.000 =
888 = Les Nombres 777 = setecientos setenta y siete
21.576 = veintiuno mil quinientos setenta y seis
489 = cuatrocientos ochenta y nueve
891 = ochocientos noventa y uno
471 = cuatrocientos setenta y uno
621 = seiscientos veintiuno
3.793 = tres mil setecientos noventa y tres
25.524 = veinticinco mil quinientos veinticuatro
80.215 = ochenta mil doscientos quince
99.009 = noventa y nueve mil nueve Los Números 150 = ciento cincuenta
1.000.000 = un millón
555 = quinientos cincuenta y cinco
499 = cuatrocientos noventa y nueve
1.999 = mil novecientos noventa y nueve
500.000 = quinientos mil
1.001 = mil uno
767 = setecientos sesenta y siete
373 = trescientos setenta y tres
202 = doscientos dos
12.014 = doce mil catorce
79.893 = setenta y nueve mil ochocientos noventa y tres
15.004 = quince mil cuatro
100.000 = cien mil
888 = ochocientos ochenta y ocho Los Números 777 =
21.576 =
489 =
891 =
471 =
621 =
3.793 =
25.524 =
80.215 =
99.009 = Los Números Answers: 1. Victor Hugo(1802-1885) 2. Jacques Cousteau(1910-1997) 3. Zinedine Zidane(born 1972) 4. Céline Dion(born 1968) 5. Marie Curie (1867-1934) Français 2 – First Day Quiz What is the name of The French author that wrote Les Misérables and the Hunchback of Notre Dame?
What famous French scientist discovered a process for filming underwater?
3. What famous French soccer player was chosen as “Best Player of the World” in 1998?
4. What famous French singer was born in Quebec, Canada?
5. What famous French scientist won a Nobel prize in physics for her study of radioactivity? Français 2 – First Day Quiz Answers: 1. Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) 2. Simón Bolívar (1783-1830) 3. La reina Isabel (1451-1504) 4. Samuel (Sammy) Sosa (born 1968) 5. Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra (1547-1616) Español 2 – First Day Quiz 1. What is the name of the Mexican artist that married muralist Diego Rivera?
2. What man from Venezuela is known as “El Libertador?”
3. What famous woman is known for financing Columbus’s voyage to the New World?
4. What famous baseball player played for the Chicago Cubs and was born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic in 1968?
What famous Spaniard wrote Don Quijote de la Mancha? Español 2 – First Day Quiz 26. Nosotros dijimos. 41. Yo fui.
27. Ustedes estuvieron. 42. Ella vio.
28. Tú pudiste. 43. Ellos vivieron.
29. Ellos pusieron. 44. Él tuvo.
30. Usted fue. 45. Ellas supieron.
31. Vosotros fuisteis. 46. Tú fuiste.
32. Yo hice. 47. Vosotros estuvisteis.
33. Él vio. 48. Ustedes vivieron.
34. Ella vino. 49. Usted fue.
35. Ellas hablaron. 50. Yo hablé.
36. Vosotros comisteis.
37. Ustedes fueron.
38. Tú estuviste.
39. Usted pudo.
40. Nosotros pusimos. Verb Sheet I said. 16. They placed (put).
You were. 17. He was able.
You made (did). 18. They went.
He went. 19. She made (did).
She was. 20. You were.
We were able. 21. I made (did).
You placed (put). 22. We spoke.
You knew. 23. You ate.
They had. 24. You lived.
They came. 25. They spoke.
We saw.
I saw.
You came.
You were.
You had. Verb Sheet 26. Usted conoce. 41. Ustedes son.
27. Ellas son. 42. Usted conoce.
28. Nosotros somos. 43. Yo hago.
29. Ellos tienen. 44. Ella tiene.
30. Vosotros hacéis. 45. Él es.
31. Tú tienes. 46. Nosotros conocemos.
32. Nosotros hacemos. 47. Usted hace.
33. Ustedes son. 48. Ustedes tienen.
34. Yo conozco. 49. Tú conoces.
35. Ella hace. 50. Vosotros sois.
36. Él tiene.
37. Tú eres.
38. Vosotros conocéis.
39. Ellas hacen.
40. Ellos tienen. Verb Sheet 26. Nous mettons. 41. Il fait.
27. Vous prenez. 42. On va.
28. Tu viens. 43. Ils prennent.
29. Ils connaissent. 44. Elles viennent.
30. Elles savent. 45. Il met.
31. Il veut. 46. Elle a.
32. Elle peut. 47. Vous êtes.
33. Je fais. 48. Tu connais.
34. On prend. 49. Nous venons.
35. Elles vont. 50. Je prends.
36. Ils savent.
37. Nous voulons.
38. Tu peux.
39. Vous mettez.
40. Elle vient. Verb Sheet 26. Yo soy. 41. Me gusta.
27. Nosotros somos. 42. Tú eres.
28. Ustedes son. 43. Le gusta.
29. Te gusta. 44. Nosotros somos.
30. Ellos son. 45. Ellos tienen.
31. Ellas son. 46. Ellas tienen.
32. Yo tengo. 47. Nosotros tenemos.
33. Os gusta. 48. Yo soy.
34. Nosotros tenemos. 49. Ustedes tienen.
35. Usted es. 50. Él es.
36. Les gusta.
37. Les gusta.
38. Él tiene.
39. Ella es.
40. Nos gusta. Verb Sheet 26. J’ai. 41. Elles parlent.
27. Tu as. 42. Ils parlent.
28. Il parle. 43. On parle.
29. Elle est. 44. Vous avez.
30. On a. 45. Elle parle.
31. Nous sommes. 46. Elles ont.
32. Vous parlez. 47. Nous parlons.
33. Ils ont. 48. Je parle.
34. Elles sont. 49. Ils sont.
35. Je suis. 50. On est.
36. Nous avons.
37. Vous êtes.
38. Tu as.
39. Elle a.
40. Il est. Verb Sheet 26. Yo voy. 41. Yo soy.
27. Nosotros compartimos. 42. Tú quieres.
28. Ustedes hablan español. 43. Ella toma.
29. Tú comes. 44. Nosotros hablamos inglés.
30. Ellos están. 45. Ellos comparten.
31. Ellas son. 46. Ellas comen.
32. Yo comparto. 47. Nosotros somos.
33. Vosotros coméis. 48. Yo tengo.
34. Nosotros vamos. 49. Ustedes se llaman.
35. Usted comparte. 50. Él habla español.
36. Ellas son.
37. Ellos están.
38. Él va.
39. Ella es.
40. Nosotros nos llamamos. Verb Sheet 26. J’ai vu. 41. Elles ont reçu.
27. Tu es allé(e). 42. On a lu.
28. Vous êtes descendu(e)s. 43. Ils ont été.
29. Il est monté. 44. Vous avez eu.
30. Elle est tombée. 45. Nous sommes descendu(e)s.
31. On est venu. 46. Elle a mis.
32. Nous avons eu. 47. J’ai fait.
33. Ils ont pris. 48. Tu es tombé(e).
34. Elles ont fait. 49. On a vu.
35. Nous avons choisi. 50. Il est sorti.
36. Tu as vendu.
37. Il a aimé.
38. Je suis arrivé(e).
39. Elle est allée.
40. Vous avez bu. Verb Sheet Je vends. 16. Nous entendons.
Vous finissez. 17. On vend.
Tu choisis. 18. Vous choisissez.
Ils maigrissent. 19. Elle entend.
Elles attendent. 20. Nous perdons.
Nous réussissons. 21. Tu finis.
Il répond. 22. Vous grossissez.
Elle grossit. 23. Je finis.
Tu attends. 24. Nous choisissons.
Vous entendez. 25. On répond.
On réussit.
Ils réussissent.
Elles maigrissent.
Je perds.
Il vend. Verb Sheet 26. J’ai vu. 41. Elles ont reçu.
27. Tu es allé(e). 42. On a lu.
28. Vous êtes descendu(e)s. 43. Ils ont été.
29. Il est monté. 44. Vous avez eu.
30. Elle est tombée. 45. Nous sommes descendu(e)s. 31. On est venu. 46. Elle a mis.
32. Nous avons eu. 47. J’ai fait.
33. Ils ont pris. 48. Tu es tombé(e).
34. Elles ont fait. 49. On a vu.
35. Nous avons choisi. 50. Il est sorti.
36. Tu as vendu.
37. Il a aimé.
38. Je suis arrivé(e).
39. Elle est allée.
40. Vous avez bu. Verb Sheet I speak. 16. They watch.
We swim. 17. They play.
You watch. 18. He likes.
You dance. 19. We like.
They are. 20. You like.
They play. 21. I am.
He speaks. 22. You speak.
She travels. 23. They like.
They watch. 24. He is.
They swim. 25. I speak.
We are.
You are.
I watch.
You are.
She is. Verb Sheet 26. Yo voy. 41. Usted cocina.
27. Usted compra. 42. Ella escucha.
28. Ustedes caminan. 43. Ellas miran.
29. Tú cantas. 44. Vosotros montáis.
30. Vosotros cocináis. 45. Usted patina.
31. Nosotros escuchamos. 46. Ellas hablan.
32. Él habla. 47. Él visita.
33. Ella mira. 48. Ellos miran.
34. Ellos montan. 49. Nosotros compramos.
35. Ellas patinan. 50. Yo cocino.
36. Yo saco fotos.
37. Tú visitas.
38. Ustedes van.
39. Nosotros compramos.
40. Yo canto. Verb Sheet I go 16. He speaks.
You do/make. 17. You have.
He knows. 18. You go.
She knows. 19. They know.
You go. 20. They know.
We want. 21. One is.
You can/are able. 22. You want.
You have. 23. He wants.
One wants. 24. I can/am able.
They go. 25. She goes.
They do/make.
I know.
You know.
You can/are able.
She does/makes. Verb Sheet 26. Yo hablo. 41. Él habla.
27. Tú comes. 42. Ellos escriben.
28. Usted escribe. 43. Usted come.
29. Vosotros vais. 44. Tú vas.
30. Ustedes hablan. 45. Nosotros somos.
31. Ellos van. 46. Yo voy.
32. Ellas tienen. 47. Vosotros tenéis.
33. Él es. 48. Les gusta.
34. Ella come. 49. Le gusta.
35. Nosotros vamos. 50. Nosotros tenemos.
36. Yo escribo.
37. Ellas comen.
38. Ella tiene.
39. Os gusta.
40. Ustedes van. Verb Sheet I speak. 16. They go.
You go. 17. You speak.
You buy. 18. You cook.
He sings. 19. You visit.
She goes. 20. I go.
We look/watch. 21. You sing.
You buy. 22. You listen.
You go. 23. We go.
They sing. 24. He speaks.
They walk. 25. She dances.
We dance.
You go.
He skates.
They dance.
She goes. Verb Sheet I speak. 16. They watch.
We swim. 17. They play.
You watch. 18. He likes.
You dance. 19. We like.
They are. 20. You like.
They play. 21. I am.
He speaks. 22. You speak.
She travels. 23. They like.
They watch. 24. He is.
They swim. 25. I speak.
We are.
You are.
I watch.
You are.
She is. Verb Sheet Singular Plural
Yo = I Nosotros = We
Tú = You(s.i.) Vosotros = You(p.i.)
Él = He Ellos = They(m.)
Ella = She Ellas = They(f.)
Usted = You(s.f.) Ustedes = You(p.f.) Spanish Subject Pronouns Singular Plural

Je = I Nous = We
Tu = You(s.) Vous = You(p.)
Il = He Ils = They(m.)
Elle = She Elles = They(f.)
On = One French Subject Pronouns Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Mexican army defeating the French army in which Mexican city? A. Puebla B. Mexico City C. Acapulco
Approximately, how many U.S. volunteers fought at the Battle of the Alamo? A. 1,050 B. 150 C. 100
What does “El Cid” mean ? A. The Calvary B. The Chief C. The Knight
What does “El Zorro” mean? A. The Fox B. The Hound C.The Knight
What town in Spain were both Antonio Banderas and Pablo Picasso born in ? A. Barcelona B. Madrid C. Málaga Español 1 – First Day Quiz
10 items

6 – Past 20 Q/A Notes
(3 Q to English and 3 A to French)

4 – Film Notes (Tornade) (2 to English and 2 to French) Oral Exam
Monday, May 14 10 Items

6 – Past 20 Q/A (3Q to English) (3A to Spanish)

4 – Film Notes (A Bug’s Life) (2 to English and 2 to Spanish) Oral Exam
Monday, May 14 ________ était l’élève devant moi hier. (Name was the student in front of me yesterday.) Personne n’était devant moi hier. (Nobody was in front of me yesterday.)
Oui, j’ai aimé étudier. (Yes, I liked to study.) Non, je n’ai pas aimé étudier. (No, I did not like to study.)
L’anniversaire de mon père était le _____ ______.
(The birthday of my father was the # month.)
Hier il a fait beau, mal, chaud, froid, frais, du vent.
(Yesterday it was beautiful, bad, hot, cold, cool, windy.)
Le match de foot était à ______ heure(s) ______ ______.
(The soccer match was at hour minutes a.m./p.m.)
Oui, j’ai regardé souvent la télé hier. (Yes I watched a lot of TV. yesterday.) Non, je n’ai pas regardé souvent la télé hier. (No, I did not watch a lot of TV yesterday.)
La classe de français a commencé à _____ heure(s) _____ ____.
(French class began at hour minutes a.m./p.m.) Past 20 Q/A
Answer Notes
Français Hier la date était le ______ _______.
(Yesterday the date was the # month.)
Hier était ________.
(Yesterday was day of week.)
Je me suis appellé(e) ______ dans la pièce.
(My name was name in the play.)
Oui, j’ai parlé français en Canada. (Yes I spoke French in Canada.) Non, je n’ai pas parlé français en Canada. (No, I did not speak French in Canada.)
L’année dernière le Noël était le vingt-cinq décembre.
(Last year Christmas was December 25th.)
J’ai habité à _________ dans la photo.
(I lived in town in the photo.)
Hier j’allais bien, mal, comme ci, comme ça.
(Yesterday I was fine, bad, so-so.) Past 20 Q/A
Answer Notes
Français Sí, me gustó estudiar. (Yes, I liked to study.)
No, no me gustó estudiar. (No, I did not like to study.)
Sí, mi amigo fue español. (Yes, my friend was Spanish.)
No, mi amigo no fue español. (No, my friend was not Spanish.)
Sí, yo vi muchas veces la televisión. (Yes, I watched a lot of television.) No, yo no vi muchas veces la televisión. (No, I did not watch a lot of television.)
La película fue a la(s) _________ de la _______.
(The film was at hour/minutes a.m./p.m.)
La clase de español empezó a la(s) __________ de la ______.
(Spanish class began at hour/minutes a.m./p.m.)
El presidente Clinton fue _________.
(President Clinton was adjective.)
Yo tuve ______ años en la foto.
(I was # years old in the photo.) Past 20 Q/A
Answer Notes
Español La fecha de ayer fue el _____ de __________.
(The date of yesterday was the # of month.)
Ayer fue ___________.
(Yesterday was day of week.)
Yo me llamé _______ en la obra del teatro.
(My name was name in the play.)
Sí, yo hablé español en México. (Yes, I spoke Spanish in Mexico.) No, yo no hablé español en México. (No, I did not speak Spanish in Mexico.)
Yo fui de _____.
(I was from country.)
El padre en la película fue _________.
(The father in the film was name.)
Me gustó __________.
(I liked action verb.) Past 20 Q/A
Answer Notes
Español
C’est le trente et un août aujourd’hui.
J’ai quatre-vingt-dix-neuf ans.

At what time does French class begin?
It is cold weather.
It is 12:45 p.m. Written 20 Q/A Interro ¿Adónde fue después la clase de español ?
Yo tuve setenta y siete años en la foto.


The film was at 1:15 p.m.
What was your name in the play?
Yesterday the date was September twenty-first. Past 20 Q/A Prueba 1. Nosotros tenemos.
2. Vosotros sois.



3. You(p.f.) are(ser).
4. I have.
5. You (s.i.) like. Written Verb Sheet Prueba Vive la vida loca
Se fue a New York City


She has stolen your wallet
And she will hurt you
The goddess of voodoo Song Prueba It is 10:45 p.m. =
It is 7:25 a.m. =
It is 3:13 p.m. =
It is 11:11 a.m. =
It is 9:05 p.m. =
It is 8:18 a.m. =
It is 4:44 p.m. =
It is 1:21 a.m. =
It is 9:39 p.m. =
It is 2:22 a.m. = ¿Qué hora es? 150 =
1.000.000 =
555 =
499 =
1.999 =
500.000 =
1.001 =
767 =
373 =
202 =
12.014 =
79.893 =
15.004 =
100.000 =
888 = Los Números Who built the Eiffel Tower? A. La Tour Eiffel B. Eiffel Mouton C. Gustave Eiffel
Which of the following is a famous French philosopher? A. Soltaire B. Voltaire C. Conaire
Which of the following is a famous French artist? A. Jean-Claude Van Damme B. Claude Monet C. Monet de Claude
Which of the following is a famous French writer? A. Hugo de Bosse
B. Pumas d’Alexandre C. Victor Hugo
5. Which of the following won the Academy Award for her role in the film “The English Patient?” A. Sophie Marceau B. Juliette Binoche C. Isabelle Adjani Français 1 – First Day Quiz I am. 16. He knows.
You play. 17. You want.
3. He wants. 18. You are.
4. She knows. 19. They play.
5. You are. 20. They know.
6. You play. 21. You want.
7. We want. 22. You are.
8. You play. 23. He plays.
9. They know. 24. I want.
10. They are. 25. She knows.
11. We play.
12. I know.
13. You want.
14. You are.
15. She plays. Verb Sheet I go. 16. He speaks.
You do/make. 17. You have.
3. He knows. 18. You go.
4. She knows. 19. They know.
5. You go. 20. They know.
6. We want. 21. One is.
7. You can. 22. You want.
8. You have. 23. He wants.
9. One wants. 24. I can.
10. They go. 25. She goes.
11. They do/make.
12. I know.
13. You know.
14. You can.
15. She does/makes. Verb Sheet I have. 16. They are.
We are. 17. They have.
You have. 18. He likes.
You have. 19. We like.
They like. 20. You like.
They are. 21. I like.
He has. 22. You like.
She has. 23. They are.
They are. 24. He is.
They have. 25. I speak.
We have.
You are.
I am.
You are.
She is. Verb Sheet I have. 16. We have.
You are. 17. They have.
He has. 18. They are.
She speaks. 19. I speak.
One has. 20. We speak.
We are. 21. You have.
You speak. 22. You speak.
They are. 23. He is.
They have. 24. She has.
One is. 25. One speaks.
She is.
I am.
You have.
He is.
You are. Verb Sheet I am called. 16. They are.
We have. 17. They are.
3. You eat. 18. He is.
4. You take/drink. 19. We are.
5. They share. 20. You are.
6. They are called. 21. I have.
7. He has. 22. You are.
8. She eats. 23. They go.
9. They take/drink. 24. He goes.
10. They have. 25. I am.
11. We share.
12. You are.
13. I am.
14. You are.
15. She is. Verb Sheet I was (became). 16. He fell.
You had. 17. One came.
He took. 18. We went.
She made (did). 19. You went out.
One read. 20. They arrived.
We put (placed). 21. They descended (went down).
You received. 22. We washed (ourselves).
They drank. 23. I washed (myself).
They saw. 24. You washed (yourself).
One liked (loved). 25. You came.
I chose.
We sold.
I went.
She descended (went down).
You ascended (went up). Verb Sheet 26. Yo voy. 41. Usted cocina.
27. Usted compra. 42. Ella escucha.
28. Ustedes caminan. 43. Ellas miran.
29. Tú cantas. 44. Vosotros montáis.
30. Vosotros cocináis. 45. Usted patina.
31. Nosotros escuchamos. 46. Ellas hablan.
32. Él habla. 47. Él visita.
33. Ella mira. 48. Ellos miran.
34. Ellos montan. 49. Nosotros compramos.
35. Ellas patinan. 50. Yo cocino.
36. Yo saco fotos.
37. Tú visitas.
38. Ustedes van.
39. Nosotros compramos.
40. Yo canto. Verb Sheet I go 16. He buys.
You eat. 17. We eat.
He speaks. 18. You go.
She shares. 19. They share.
You dance. 20. They eat.
We go. 21. You visit.
You have. 22. You dance.
You have. 23. He shares.
You are. 24. I eat.
You are. 25. She goes.
They go.
They eat.
I share.
You speak.
She walks. Verb Sheet 10 Items

4 - 20 Q/A (2Q to English) (2A to Spanish)
4– Song (La Vida Loca) (2 to English and 2 to Spanish)
2 – Film notes (Selena) (1 to English and 1 to Spanish) Oral Exam
Monday, May 14 J’avais ________ ans dans la photo.
(I was # years old in the photo.)
Oui, mon copain était français. (Yes, my friend was French.) Non, mon copain n’était pas français. (No, my friend was not French.)
Oui, j’étais fort(e) en mathematiques. (Yes, I was strong in math.) Non, je n’étais pas fort(e) en mathematiques. (No, I was not strong in math.)
Oui, j’étais faible en anglais. (Yes, I was weak in English.) Non, je n’étais pas faible en anglais. (No, I was not weak in English.)
J’ai désiré un steak/une pizza pour le dîner hier soir.
(I wanted a steak/a pizza for dinner last night.)
La copine dans le film s’est appellée _______.
(The girlfriend in the film was called name.) Past 20 Q/A
Answer Notes
Français El cumpleaños de mi amiga fue el _____ de ______.
(The birthday of my friend was the # of month.)
Ayer hizo buen tiempo, mal tiempo, calor, frío, fresco, viento.
(Yesterday it was good weather, bad weather, hot, cold, cool, windy.)
Yo viví en ______ en la foto.
(I lived in town in the photo.)
Yo fui a la clase de _______ después la clase de español.
(I went to the class of teacher’s name after Spanish class.)
La dirección de mi hermano fue ________________.
(The address of my brother was street address.)
El número de mi teléfono de mis abuelos fue _______.
(The telephone number of my grandparents was #.) Past 20 Q/A
Answer Notes
Español Write out Verb Sheet Study Guide
5 times on both sides = daily grade of 100% and = minimum guarantee of 60% on exam Verb Sheet Practice 1. Si de verdad te toca
2. Ella todo me lo dio

There is my brunette of my heart
She knew me on the inside (interior)
And she will hurt you Written Song Prueba Final Reminders:
No makeup exams or quizzes, but you can bring up any failed quiz or exam up to 60% if you come in at lunch or go to after-school tutoring for extra practice.
Always write down and observe the schedule at the beginning of the week.
If you are absent then it better be excused or you will have to receive a “zero” for that day.
Do not forget that you are responsible for all notes, assignments, quizzes, and exams. I am here to help you as much as I possibly can. First Day Foreign Language Introduction Foreign Language Grades:
Category Averages (Weighted Percentages based on Category)
20% of Total Grade – Daily work/Participation
30% of Total Grade – Quizzes (written and oral)
50% of Total Grade – Exams (3 each 9 weeks – 2 written and 1 oral) First Day Foreign Language Introduction Consequences
On time = good job
Tardy = Marked tardy and 3 unexcused tardies = lunch detention and a zero = not a good job

Leaving with a note/permission = good job
Leaving without permission = get you sent to the office/principal = not a good job

3. Prepared = good job
Unprepared = have to share with a merciful classmate or take a zero = not a good job

Participation = good job
No participation = zero = not a good job

Keep room clean = good job
Room messy = have to stay and clean it up = not a good job First Day Foreign Language Introduction Student materials needed every day for class:
French/Spanish book
1 notebook/folder with paper for notes, class work, and daily quizzes
1 pencil or pen for writing First Day Foreign Language Introduction Welcome To Monsieur/Señor Caudle’s Foreign Language Classroom! Daily Expectations:
Be in class when 2nd bell rings.
Always ask permission to leave class unless called by the office/principal.
Come prepared to class – Bring everything you could possibly need.
Participate every day or you may be relocated elsewhere.
Keep room and desk clean. First Day Foreign Language Introduction
Full transcript