Dr. Víctor Martínez has a Ph.D. in Ancient Art from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and he has over a decade of experience teaching Classics and art history. He currently is a lecturer based in Orvieto, Italy, where he teaches study abroad courses. He is an active field archaeologist with projects in Rome, Italy and La Rioja, Spain.
This course will focus on the history and structure of words including the use of Greek and Latin roots in the formation of technical terms in medicine and the sciences. Elements of word formation (prefixes, suffixes, and bases) will be intensively studied so that the words can by systematically analyzed and broken down into their component parts. Excellent preparation for standardized tests such as the GMAT, GRE, LSAT, and MCAT.
The myths, legends, and folktales of the Greeks and their origins. All readings in English.