Adverb Suffix• LY:slowly - strongly - quickly - quietly - wonderfully - beautifully - practically - terribly - horribly - responsibly - easily - noisily - Exceptions: Adjective Adverb good well fast fast hard hard
Special Cases• ER / OR: for the agent of the action (nouns)Ex: writer - worker - shopper - sender - operator - supervisor - projector - sailor• ER or OR: agent of the action (nouns)• EE: sufferer of the action (nouns)Ex: employer - employee / trainer - trainee tutor - tutee / sender - addressee
The suffix EDED: past or past participle of a verbEx: to use - used / to analyze - analyzed /to compute - computed / to delete – deletedto connect - connected / to compile - compiledto design - designed / to install - installedto modify - modified / to quantify - quantified
Note• The ED suffix before a NOUN will function as ADJECTIVE. In this case, it’s a participle form.Ex: * It’s a modified file. (It was modified last week) * They’re qualified teachers. (They were qualified in London) * This is a programmed machine. (It’s programmed to turn off at nine p.m)
The suffix INGThe ING may form: nouns, verbs, adjectivesEx: * Programming is part of my job description. * He’s programming at the moment. * It’s a computer programming course for teenagers. * With so many comings and goings I can’t concentrate. * Are you coming for the party? * The coming semester will be quite hard.