In this course, students will be taught how to increase their vocabulary by learning the meanings of prefixes, suffixes, and root words. Etymology is derived from the Greek words “etym” meaning history/origin and “log” meaning word. Further, this course will teach students how words acquire new meanings over a period of centuries. This course will also show students the importance of understanding the denotations and connotations of words. Moreover, students will learn how to study words in their original historical context.