"Etymology" is just a fancy word that describes where words come from.

In English, the vast majority of our words come from Greek or Latin roots. I like to think of these roots as master keys: if you have a handful of them, you can open up almost any door in the house. 

In this series, I’m going to teach you a number of Greek and Latin roots which you can then use to unlock hundreds of potential SAT words!

The Videos

Take your time when watching the videos below. It wouldn’t be a bad idea to have a pen and paper handy to jot down notes you want to remember! 

What's Next?


Have you binged all of the episodes on the Vocabbett podcast? Did you know that as a Vocabbett member, you have access to podcast accompaniments for each episode which contain the text and definitions for the vocabulary-boosting short stories? 

Click here to view a list of all the roots we covered, as well as some that we didn’t!

To reiterate, this is not a list of all the Greek and Latin roots in the world! There are a lot of them! 

However, I would definitely be sure to know at least these

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