Catch Word #213 – Do you know the difference between sympathy and empathy?

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Sympathy and empathy: these are two words that even native English speakers have difficulty with! In this Catch Word episode, Andrew and Suzanne help you understand these two similar but different words. We hope you’ll learn a lot!

Fun facts

Sympathy comes from two old Greek words meaning “with” and “feeling.” Even though that was thousands of years ago, the meaning in English still holds up.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Sympathy
  • Empathy
  • To acknowledge
  • To dump [someone]
  • A support network

Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar

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