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#203148 - 11/08/11 09:54 AM Re: Ideas for etymology book for elementary students? [Re: DaleM]
There are few books about etymology that are appropriate for adults let alone 8 year-olds. You might want to get a good unabridged dictionary (e.g., Webster's 3rd, American-Heritage) and point out the etymologies for almost all entries.
There is a Ten-Minute History of English available on YouTube (link), but it might be more appropriate for teens.
I'll take a look at my linguistics library and see if I can find something ... you might think about getting a book geared to adults and reading it out loud to your child and trying to answer all his questions._________________________
Ceci n'est pas un seing.
Entire topic Subject Posted by Posted Ideas for etymology book for elementary students? DaleM 11/08/11 09:41 AM Re: Ideas for etymology book for elementary students? zmjezhd 11/08/11 09:54 AM Re: Ideas for etymology book for elementary students? DaleM 11/08/11 12:24 PM Re: Ideas for etymology book for elementary students? Harjit Jandu 10/30/12 04:22 AM Re: Ideas for etymology book for elementary students? Harjit Jandu 10/30/12 04:24 AM Re: Ideas for etymology book for elementary students? LukeJavan8 10/30/12 11:22 AM
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