Science at school was controlled, being in structured lessons. My “engineering” at home was less structured. It usually involved taking things apart with scant regard to putting them back together again. However, these skills came over the next few years. I studied physics and chemistry when I went to grammar school. I went to college after that and studied engineering.
Did you know that a large portion of the English vocabulary we commonly use is derived from Latin? Well, this was a gift from the French, but the interesting thing is that Spanish is a latin language as well. So, what I am trying to say is that you can understand English grammar and language better when you start to learn Spanish.
quotes in latin Tip 3 – Gain a complete understanding of basic pronunciation before moving on to the more advanced aspects of the language. This will make it much easier later on.
‘Look, I haven’t done anything to anybody – I just wish to be left alone’. He forcefully through his weight against the door, as hard as he could, jamming that giant’s foot as hard as he could – with no effect.
When you see the words OD, that stands for the words Oculus Dexter, which are the latin words for right eye. And OS stands for Oculus Sinister, known in English as the left eye. The higher the number on your card is, the stronger the frames need to be. The lower, the weaker the frames need to be. It’s actually very simple to understand, and if you don’t get it you can always ask your ophthalmologist to explain the prescription to you.
E.g., (in Latin, “exempli gratia”) means “for example” and you would use it when you want to give examples. “We saw several types of raptors on our walk, e.g., (for example) falcons, buteos and accipiters.
If my student produced a grammatically perfect paragraph like that, I would be ecstatic. However, no native speaker would use those words, because grammar is not what makes the English language tick. Collocations do.