Prefixes and suffixes

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  • 1.  
  • 2. Prefixes and Suffixes
  • 3.
    • Prefix - beginning
    • Root – main word
    • Suffix - ending
    Word Parts
  • 4.
    • What is a root word?
      • word you can add beginnings and ends to
    • Why look at root word?
      • helps find meanings of words
    Roots
  • 5.
    • What is a prefix?
      • word that has its own meaning
      • add to change meaning of words
    More About Prefixes
  • 6.
    • Prefix
      • pre-
      • un-
      • dis-
      • re-
      • mis-
      • im-
      • bi-
      • de-
    • Meaning
      • before
      • not
      • not
      • again
      • not
      • not
      • two
      • not
    Disorder = ___________. Not in order Reread = __________. Read again Common Prefixes
  • 7.
    • What is a suffix?
      • group of letters attached to ends of words
      • can indicate what part of speech the word belongs
      • also changes meaning
    More About Suffixes
  • 8.
    • Suffix
      • er
      • able
      • ous
      • ness
      • ful
      • ly or –y
      • ment
    • Meaning
      • doer
      • able to
      • full of
      • state of being
      • full of
      • like
      • state of
    Surfer = _________________. Someone who surfs Kindness = _________________ State of being kind Common Suffixes
  • 9. PHONETICS AND THE MODERN LANGUAGE TEACHER Teachers need: a (good) grasp of articulatory phonetics; a well-trained ear; knowledge of the phonology (contrasts, major allophones, processes and prosodies) of both the mother tongue(s) (today's language classes increasingly take place in multilingual classrooms) and the target language.