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|Course:||What's In a Word? More English Etymology|
|Start Date:||12th March 2018|
|End Date:||14th March 2018|
|Res Fee (from):||£325.00|
|Non Res Fee:||£219.00 What's included?|
More investigations into the private lives of English words. This course is particularly tailored to further the interests of those who enjoyed an introductory ‘What’s In a Word?’ course. Using online resources to research the semantics, interrelationships and origins of a variety of simple and compound words. Developing a variety of word trails, some leading to or from PIE (Proto-IndoEuropean) roots. Subsequent presentations and discussions will be important and interesting parts of the sessions.
Brian Jaques is a retired teacher/scientist interested in words - by necessity and pleasure. He has delivered many courses involving ‘words’ in a wide variety of guises – and has thoroughly enjoyed the participation of like-minded people delving into the private lives and acrobatics of words.Back to List
Just wanted to say a big thank you to you and all the staff at Dillington House for making our day such an enjoyable one. As usual the food was great and the setting and sunshine superb, by the way thanks for organising the sun as well.