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Caesar’s English Lesson VII

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  1. Caesar’s English Lesson VII

  2. AMATmeans love. An amorous feeling is full of love; an amateur is not a professional, but just someone who loves to do something; and amity is the loving friendship in a town!

  3. LUNA means moon. A lunar landing is on the moon; a lunatic was once thought to be driven mad by the moon; and sublunar refers to things happening under the full moon!

  4. GREG means group. To congregate is to group together; to segregate is to put a group apart; and gregarious means to stay in groups, as cattle do in a field.

  5. CLAM means cry out. A clamor is a great outcry; an exclamation is a loud cry from someone; and to declaim is to make a speech noisily!

  6. TANG means touch. A tangle is a mess in which everything is touching everything in a knot; a tangent is a line that touches a circle; and intangible job benefits are those you can not touch, such as being interested in your work!

  7. Advanced Word: Gregarious The adjective gregarious (greh-GAIR-ee-us) contains the stems greg (group) and ous (full of). Gregarious means sociable, and some species are more gregarious than others. Cattle are gregarious; we often see them in one corner of a field, or under one tree, together. Human beings are gregarious; we love to be together, and most of the time we don’t like to be alone. In speaking of the Fin-back whale in Moby Dick, Herman Melville wrote that “The Fin-back is not gregarious. He seems a whale-hater, as some men are man-haters.”

  8. Ancient Latin Stems, Lesson VII stem meaning examples amat (love) amorous, amateur, amity luna (moon) lunar, lunatic, sublunar greg (group) congregate, segregate, gregarious clam (cry out) clamor, exclamation, declaim tang (touch) tangle, tangent, intangible

  9. Analogies GREGARIOUS : HERMIT :: • tangent : circle • cautious : amity • clamorous : crowd • sane : lunatic

  10. Analogies GREGARIOUS : HERMIT :: • tangent : circle • cautious : amity • clamorous : crowd • sane : lunatic

  11. Solve. CONGREGATE : GATHER :: • segregate : exclude • alternate : turn • contradict : support • silent : vociferate

  12. Solve. CONGREGATE : GATHER :: • segregate : exclude • alternate : turn • contradict : support • silent : vociferate

  13. Caesar’s Antonyms: Find the best opposite. AMITY INTANGIBLE • equanimity a. tangled • hostility b. implied • conviviality c. tacit • bon vivant d. concrete

  14. Caesar’s Antonyms: Find the best opposite. AMITY INTANGIBLE • equanimity a. tangled • hostility b. implied • conviviality c. tacit • bon vivant d. concrete

  15. Caesar’s Context: Find the best word to complete the sentence. Marcus Aurelius was more interested in _______ benefits than riches. • lunar • clamorous • intangible • extravagant

  16. Caesar’s Context: Find the best word to complete the sentence. Marcus Aurelius was more interested in _______ benefits than riches. • lunar • clamorous • intangible • extravagant

  17. Augustus looked down from his window at the ______ crowd clamoring below. • amorous • gregarious • benevolent • mollified

  18. Augustus looked down from his window at the ______ crowd clamoring below. • amorous • gregarious • benevolent • mollified

  19. The captured barbarians were ________ from the ordinary Roman citizens. • segregated • contradicted • congregated • declaimed

  20. The captured barbarians were ________ from the ordinary Roman citizens. • segregated • contradicted • congregated • declaimed

  21. Caesar’s Classic Words Challenge • From Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle The _________ animals had overcome the predaceous. • sublunar • gregarious • intangible • amorous

  22. Caesar’s Classic Words Challenge • From Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle The _________ animals had overcome the predaceous. • sublunar • gregarious • intangible • amorous

  23. 2. From Stephan Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage. A frenzied _________ of the kind would turn him into a worm. • declamation • exclamation • tangent • lunatic

  24. 2. From Stephan Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage. A frenzied _________ of the kind would turn him into a worm. • declamation • exclamation • tangent • lunatic

  25. 3. From Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man The ship had been a … ___________, physical symbol that linked them with the outside world. • sublunar • gregarious • tangible • amateur

  26. 3. From Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man The ship had been a … ___________, physical symbol that linked them with the outside world. • sublunar • gregarious • tangible • amateur

  27. The Grammar of Vocabulary: gregarious, an adjective. The gregarious crowd laughed and clamored vociferously. _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________ _______________________________________