Match the following categories of English words with their likely languageorigins1. Scientific terms such as: cerebellum, ...
Parse (i.e. describe each word grammatically) the following sentence:The oldest child carefully took Sam’s discarded toys ...
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Technical terms test2 answers

  1. 1. Match the following categories of English words with their likely languageorigins1. Scientific terms such as: cerebellum, c) Latin (or possibly Greek)radius, lens2. Words to do with administration, law b) French or French through Latinand conquest, such as: parliament,council, plea, verdict, armour, castle3. Antiquated idioms such as ‘the straight d) The Bible or Shakespeareand narrow’, ‘a still small voice’, ‘at onefell swoop’4. The hundred most common words in a) Anglo-SaxonEnglish such as: you, go, thereName the part of speech or word class of ‘brief’ in each of the following:He wrote a brief description of the event. AdjectiveShe briefed her staff about the forthcoming meeting. VerbThe solicitor picked up the brief. NounThe children were interviewed briefly. Adverb
  2. 2. Parse (i.e. describe each word grammatically) the following sentence:The oldest child carefully took Sam’s discarded toys and placedthem in his own toybox. The Definite article oldest Adjective child Common noun carefully Adverb took Verb Sam’s Proper noun discarded Adjective toys Collective noun and Conjunction placed Verb them Pronoun in Preposition his Possessive pronoun own Adjective/modifier toybox Noun

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