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CLAS 205 C: Bioscientific Vocabulary Building From Latin and Greek

Summer Term: 
Full-term
Meeting Time: 
to be arranged
Location: 
* *
SLN: 
10758
Instructor:
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A. M. Davis

Syllabus Description:

Instructor: A. M. Davis (They/Them Theirs)

Email: amdavis4@uw.edu

Office Hours: By appointment

Required Text:

  • Donald M. Ayers, Bioscientific Terminology: Words from Latin and Greek Stems (The University of Arizona Press)

Syllabus:

 

WEEK ONE

Monday, June 17th – Introduction and Syllabus

Wednesday, June 19th – NO CLASS TODAY (UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY)

Friday, June 21st – Introduction to Word Building

 

WEEK TWO

Monday, June 24th – Greek Prefixes, Pre-Hippocratic Medicine

  • Prepare lessons 3 and 4
  • Lessons 3 and 4 worksheet
  • Homework 1 due today

Wednesday, June 26th – Greek Suffixes

  • Prepare lessons 5 and 6
  • Lessons 5 and 6 worksheet

Friday, June 28th – Homer’s Bioscientific Vocabulary

  • Prepare lessons 7 and 8
  • Lessons 7 and 8 worksheet

 

WEEK THREE

Monday, July 1st

  • Prepare Lessons 9 and 10
  • Lessons 9 and 10 worksheet

Wednesday, July 3rd – Test 1

  • On lessons 1–10

Friday, July 5th – Hippocratic Medicine

  • Prepare lessons 11 and 12
  • Lessons 11 and 12 worksheet
  • Homework 2 due today

 

WEEK FOUR

Monday, July 8th – Classical Mythology

  • Prepare lessons 13 and 14
  • Lessons 13 and 14 worksheet

Wednesday, July 10th – Greek Plurals

  • Prepare lessons 15 and 16
  • Lessons 15 and 16 worksheet

Friday, July 12th – Herodotus and Thucydides’ Plague

  • Prepare lessons 17 and 18
  • Lessons 17 and 18 worksheet

 

WEEK FIVE

Monday, July 15th – Dinosaurs

  • Prepare lessons 19 and 20
  • Lessons 19 and 20 worksheet

Wednesday, July 17th – Test 2

  • On lessons 11–20

Friday, July 19th – Latin Basics and Prefixes

  • Prepare lessons 21 and 22
  • Lessons 21 and 22 worksheet
  • Homework 3 due today

 

WEEK SIX

Monday, July 22nd – Latin Suffixes, Early Roman Medicine

  • Prepare lessons 23 and 24
  • Lessons 23 and 24 worksheet

Wednesday, July 24th – Galen

  • Prepare lessons 25 and 26
  • Lessons 25 and 26 worksheet

Friday, July 26th – Latin and Greek Medieval Science

  • Prepare lessons 27 and 28
  • Lessons 27 and 28 worksheet

 

WEEK SEVEN

Monday, July 29th

  • Prepare lessons 29 and 30
  • Lessons 29 and 30 worksheet

Wednesday, July 31st – Test 3

  • On lessons 21–30

Friday, August 2nd – Applying Skills: Plants (On Your Own Field Trip)

  • Prepare lessons 31 and 32
  • Lessons 31 and 32 worksheet
  • Homework 4 due today

 

WEEK EIGHT

Monday, August 5th – Latin Nouns and Phrases

  • Prepare lessons 33 and 34
  • Lessons 33 and 34 worksheet

Wednesday, August 7th – Latin and Greek in Alchemy

  • Prepare lessons 35 and 36
  • Lessons 35 and 36 worksheet

Friday, August 9th

  • Prepare lessons 37 and 38
  • Lessons 37 and 38 worksheet
  • Homework 5 due today

 

WEEK NINE

Monday, August 12th

  • Prepare lessons 39 and 40
  • Lessons 39 and 40 worksheet

Wednesday, August 14th – STUDY DAY

Friday, August 16th – Test 4

  • On lessons 31–40

 

 

* I reserve the right to modify the syllabus at any time; however, notice will be given. *

Catalog Description: 
Designed to help students master the scientific vocabulary of their particular field by a study of the Latin and Greek roots that are used to create the majority of scientific terms. Knowledge of Latin or Greek is not required. Offered: AWSpS.
GE Requirements: 
Arts and Humanities (A&H)
Credits: 
3.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
March 27, 2024 - 10:26pm
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