Latin Words Group #3 Mrs. Emeterio's English 11 (McGuffey High School)

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Latin group #3. Please contact me with any suggestions to make the slide show better. I am always in need of examples that show Latin words in comtemporary text. This helps the students so much …

Latin group #3. Please contact me with any suggestions to make the slide show better. I am always in need of examples that show Latin words in comtemporary text. This helps the students so much more than a basic definition.

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  • 1. The underlined phrases are the definitions. Please record the terms and definitions in your notebook. Latin Group #3
  • 2. Etc. Et cetera 1: A list of things 2. And so on. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1J HH6iwgIek
  • 3. Carpe Diem Seize the day. 1. The enjoyment of the pleasures of the moment without concern for the future . Latin, literally, “pluck the day” Popularly translated as "seize the day". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veYR3ZC9wMQ
  • 4. i.e. Id est That is to say; in other words.
  • 5. For example; for the sake of example; such as. http://www.quickanddirtytip s.com/education/grammar/i e-versus-eg?page=all e.g. Exempli gratia
  • 6. I don’t find chemistry boring per se, but it’s the professor’s voice that puts me to sleep. Per se By itself Necessity is not the mother of invention per se. It requires inspiration to complete the creation. In this case, you could write, “Necessity is not the mother of invention by itself,” or, “Necessity, alone, is not the mother of invention.” Either would capture the meaning of the Latin phrase.
  • 7. Vice versa In reverse order from that stated. America is popular in Australia, and vice versa.
  • 8. Quasi As if or as though. It simply designates something that resembles something else but doesn’t have all the same features. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w27meg0YfEU Dr. Evil: “You’re not quite evil enough. You’re semievil. You’re quasi-evil. You’re the margarine of evil. You’re the Diet Coke of evil, just one calorie, not evil enough.” Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me
  • 9. Alter ego A second self. This story of split personality, has Dr. Jekyll a kind and charitable man who believes that everyone has two sides, one good and one evil. Using a potion, his personalities are split, creating havoc. 1920 horror silent film http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ug86LG4Zu08
  • 10. Status quo Existing state of the condition of things. He is content with the status quo and does not like change. Civic leaders who are afraid to do anything that might change the town's status quo.
  • 11. Verbatim To repeat EXACTLY word for word.