Online Class: Vocabulary Level 2

"Vocabulary Building Level 2" is an immersive online course designed to enhance your understanding and use of the English language through ten diverse and detailed lessons. Covering topics from the influence of foreign languages on English to the nuances of modern technology terms and tricky English words, this course offers extensive insights into word etymologies, pronunciation, literary terms, and more.

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  • 10
    Lessons
  • 11
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 1,384
    Students
    have taken this course
  • 5
    Hours
    average time
  • 0.5
    CEUs
 
 

Course Description

Welcome to "Vocabulary Level 2," a comprehensive online course dedicated to expanding your linguistic horizons and deepening your appreciation for the richness and diversity of the English language. This course is structured into ten meticulously crafted lessons, each focusing on different aspects of vocabulary development.

Lesson 1: Global Lexicon - The Influence of Foreign Languages on English Our linguistic journey begins with an exploration of how English has been shaped by various languages. We'll delve into the etymologies of common English words, tracing their roots back to Latin, Greek, French, and beyond. This lesson not only broadens your vocabulary but also provides a historical context, enhancing your understanding of word origins and their evolutions.

Lesson 2: The Power of Suffixes in Word Formation The second lesson focuses on how suffixes alter the meaning and function of base words. We'll examine a range of common and less familiar suffixes, exploring their roles in word formation. Through engaging exercises, you'll learn to craft new words and understand the nuances of their meanings.

Lesson 3: Pronunciation Challenges in English English pronunciation can be tricky, and this lesson aims to tackle those challenges head-on. We will cover commonly mispronounced words, silent letters, and pronunciation rules that defy logic. Interactive audio examples will aid in perfecting your pronunciation skills.

Lesson 4: Culinary Vocabulary - The Language of Cooking and Food This delicious lesson serves up the language of gastronomy. You'll learn culinary terms that describe cooking techniques, food preparation, and dining experiences. Whether you're reading a recipe or a restaurant review, this lesson ensures you're well-equipped to understand and use culinary vocabulary.

Lesson 5: Exploring Literary Vocabulary and Terms Here, we dive into the language of literature. From poetic devices to narrative techniques, this lesson covers terms that are crucial for understanding and analyzing literary works. This is an essential lesson for aspiring writers and avid readers alike.

Lesson 6: Describing Personalities - Words for Human Traits Understanding and describing human personality and behavior is key in many aspects of life. This lesson introduces vocabulary that paints a vivid picture of human characteristics, emotions, and behaviors. You'll learn to articulate observations about people with greater clarity and insight.

Lesson 7: Clarifying Confusables - Differentiating Commonly Misused Words English is rife with words that look or sound similar but have different meanings. This lesson focuses on demystifying these confusables. Through comparative analysis, you'll learn to distinguish between commonly mixed-up words, enhancing your writing precision and verbal clarity.

Lesson 8: Navigating Academic Jargon - Words Common in Testing Academic jargon can often be impenetrable. This lesson aims to decode complex academic terminology, particularly those prevalent in standardized tests and scholarly discourse. You'll gain confidence in navigating academic texts and discussions.

Lesson 9: Tech Talk - Understanding Modern Technology Terms In our increasingly digital world, tech literacy is crucial. This lesson covers essential technology-related vocabulary, from internet slang to technical terms used in the IT industry. Whether you're a tech enthusiast or just aiming to stay updated, this lesson is invaluable.

Lesson 10: Beware of Deceptions - Navigating Tricky English Words The final lesson of the course focuses on English words that are often deceptive in their meanings. We'll explore words with surprising definitions, helping you avoid common pitfalls and misunderstandings.

Throughout this course, each lesson is accompanied by assignments, exams, and a wealth of resources, all designed to reinforce learning and ensure a comprehensive understanding of each topic. By the end of this course, you will not only have enriched your vocabulary but also gained a deeper appreciation for the dynamic and evolving nature of the English language. Join us on this exciting journey to linguistic mastery in "Vocabulary Building Level 2."

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Course Lessons

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Lesson 1: Global Lexicon - The Influence of Foreign Languages on English

Explore the rich tapestry of English vocabulary influenced by other languages. Uncover the fascinating origins and meanings of commonly used words with foreign roots. A curated collection of resources on the influence of foreign words in English. 11 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Review Practice Worksheet: optional-WordSearch-Activity-7016.pdf
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Assessment: Lesson Exam 1

Lesson 2: The Power of Suffixes in Word Formation

Delve into the world of suffixes, understanding how they alter the meaning and function of words. This lesson will enhance your ability to dissect and comprehend complex words. 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Review Practice Worksheet: optional-WordSearch-Activity-7017.pdf
  • Assessment: Lesson Exam 2

Lesson 3: Pronunciation Challenges in English

Navigate through the tricky terrain of English pronunciation. This lesson focuses on words that are often mispronounced and provides tips for correct pronunciation. Access to etymology dictionaries and pronunciation guides. How often do you consult a dictionary for correct pronunciation? Additional lesson topics: Links to Etymology Dictionaries 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Review Practice Worksheet: optional-WordSearch-Activity-7018.pdf
  • Assessment: Lesson Exam 3

Lesson 4: Culinary Vocabulary - The Language of Cooking and Food

Indulge in the language of culinary arts. Learn specific terminology used in cooking and food preparation, enriching your gastronomic vocabulary. 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Review Practice Worksheet: optional-WordSearch-Activity-7019.pdf
  • Assessment: Lesson Exam 4

Lesson 5: Exploring Literary Vocabulary and Terms

Dive into the world of literature with this lesson on literary terms. Understand key concepts that are crucial for analyzing and appreciating literary works. 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Review Practice Worksheet: optional-WordSearch-Activity-7020.pdf
  • Assessment: Lesson Exam 5

Lesson 6: Describing Personalities - Words for Human Traits

Explore the lexicon of human characteristics. This lesson focuses on adjectives and nouns commonly used to describe personality and physical traits. Reflection on the usage of trait-descriptive words in daily conversation. 30 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Review Practice Worksheet: optional-WordSearch-Activity-7021.pdf
  • Assessment: Lesson Exam 6

Lesson 7: Clarifying Confusables - Differentiating Commonly Misused Words

Identify and differentiate words that are commonly confused and interchanged. This lesson helps to clarify meanings and proper usage of such words. 18 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Review Practice Worksheet: optional-WordSearch-Activity-7022.pdf
  • Assessment: Lesson Exam 7

Lesson 8: Navigating Academic Jargon - Words Common in Testing

Discover the specific vocabulary often encountered in various forms of testing and assessments. This lesson equips you with the understanding of key terms used in academic and professional testing environments. Resources to further improve your vocabulary skills. Additional lesson topics: Improve Your Vocabulary 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Review Practice Worksheet: optional-WordSearch-Activity-7023.pdf
  • Assessment: Lesson Exam 8

Lesson 9: Tech Talk - Understanding Modern Technology Terms

Stay up-to-date with the ever-evolving technological vocabulary. This lesson covers terms commonly used in the digital and tech world. Additional lesson topics: Computing Dictionary 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Review Practice Worksheet: optional-WordSearch-Activity-7024.pdf
  • Assessment: Lesson Exam 9

Lesson 10: Beware of Deceptions - Navigating Tricky English Words

Learn about words that can be misleading due to their complex meanings or origins. This lesson focuses on understanding and correctly using these potentially deceptive words. 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson Exam 10
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Total Course Points
 

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Course Title: Vocabulary Level 2
Course Number: 57700142
Lessons Rating: 5.0 / 5 Stars (25 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: October 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.5 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Dana Kristan
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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