Prefixes and suffixes

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Prefixes and suffixes

  1. 2. Prefixes and Suffixes
  2. 3. <ul><li>Prefix - beginning </li></ul><ul><li>Root – main word </li></ul><ul><li>Suffix - ending </li></ul>Word Parts
  3. 4. <ul><li>What is a root word? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>word you can add beginnings and ends to </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why look at root word? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>helps find meanings of words </li></ul></ul>Roots
  4. 5. <ul><li>What is a prefix? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>word that has its own meaning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>add to change meaning of words </li></ul></ul>More About Prefixes
  5. 6. <ul><li>Prefix </li></ul><ul><ul><li>pre- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>un- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>dis- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>re- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mis- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>im- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>bi- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>de- </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Meaning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>before </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>not </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>not </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>again </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>not </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>not </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>two </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>not </li></ul></ul>Disorder = ___________. Not in order Reread = __________. Read again Common Prefixes
  6. 7. <ul><li>What is a suffix? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>group of letters attached to ends of words </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>can indicate what part of speech the word belongs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>also changes meaning </li></ul></ul>More About Suffixes
  7. 8. <ul><li>Suffix </li></ul><ul><ul><li>er </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>able </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ous </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ful </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ly or –y </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Meaning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>doer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>able to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>full of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>state of being </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>full of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>like </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>state of </li></ul></ul>Surfer = _________________. Someone who surfs Kindness = _________________ State of being kind Common Suffixes
  8. 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.

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