Lating was the language of the ancient Romans. Nowadays, few people in Europe elsewhere learn Latin, but until the past 70 years or so, it was a language learn I virtually every educated person. Here are some Latin expressions that are part of the English language ad hoc: Intended for a particular purpose ad infinitum: for ever
ad nauseam: to the point of making one sick bona fide: genuine
Curriculum vitae: a summary of a person’s qualifications and career, used to support an application for a job.
De facto: in practice
De jure: by right
Et cetera: and the rest
Exempli gratia: for the sake of an example, generally abbreviated to e.g ex officio: by the virtue of one’s position
Id est: that is, often abbreviated to i.e
in extremis: in extreme conditions
persona non grata: an unwelcome person
ultra vires: beyond one’s powers, said when a person in authority does something which he is not allowed to do.
Evaluation: Practice 1 page 129
Reading Assignment: Direct and Indirect speeches
Weekend Assignment: Revision and test part 2, page 137, Effective English.
Exercise 1 Question 2, page 225, Count down to English.