Unit 40: Short Talk - English Etymology



1. What does the speaker say about the class?
A It is very unpopular.
B It is poorly attended.
C It is greatly irrelevant.
D It is highly sought after.

2. According to the speaker, how many words are estimated to be in the English language?
A 100,000
B 1,000,000
C 10,000,000
D 100,000,000

3. Which language does the speaker NOT mention?
A Latin
B Greek
C Celtic
D Germanic

4. What does the speaker say will happen if you study the etymology of English words?
A You will know many more words.
B You will improve your hearing ability.
C You will become increasingly popular.
D You will be capable of speaking fluently.