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Word Morphology + Reading Comprehension

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Explanation of how words are made in English: affixes, roots, compound nouns. Illustrations of mosaics to help understand how words combine to create a text and express a message.
Contemporary Mosaics are by Charis Tsevis, with no other purpose than share his magnificent work.

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Word Morphology + Reading Comprehension

  1. 1. wordmorphology
  2. 2. designdesign erdesign ing
  3. 3. buildbuild ingbuild er
  4. 4. nation nation alinter nation al
  5. 5. windowwindow less end end less
  6. 6. PublishPublish erPublish ingPublish ed
  7. 7. see fore see fore see ableun fore see able
  8. 8. network nationwide sometimesroundabouts
  9. 9. carbon emissionsrush-hour trafficleft-turn lanepublic librariesPop culture
  10. 10. Words arelike mosaics
  11. 11. NOUNS
  12. 12. • A noun is any word that names a NOUNS person, place, thing, quality or idea.• There are many different kinds of nouns: proper, concrete, countable, collective.• Usually takes one of two roles in a sentence, either that of the subject or an object of the sentence.• They tend to come in only two forms, singular and plural.• Nouns make up the basic building blocks of sentences
  13. 13. Small piecesCoulored glassDecorative artInterior decorationMosaic illustrations
  14. 14. Cultural and spiritual significanceLarge floor mosaicsComputer aided designThe earliest known examples
  15. 15. A far more prestigious art formThe earliest examples of ChristianbasilicasThe capital of the WesternRoman Empire
  16. 16. • HBJ Language 7 EXERCISES• Windows to Culture I• Grammar for Reading Comprehension
  17. 17. InspirationalMosaicIllustrations
  18. 18. READING • SKIMMING:COMPREHENSION Find out the topic and textSKILLS: organization.3 Phases:Pre – Reading- Post Read everything quickly.• PRE Reading • SCANNING:- Previewing Find specific information- Skimming quickly.- Scanning Don’t read everything.
  19. 19. Identify SKIMMING• Cognates• Typographic changes• Repeated words• Numbers (dates, quantities)• Dictionary words• Glossary
  20. 20. • Identify: SCANNING
  21. 21. • Identify: SCANNING – Milano
  22. 22. • Identify: SCANNING – Milano – 4th century –
  23. 23. • Identify: SCANNING – Milano – 4th century – Mesopotamia –
  24. 24. • Identify: SCANNING – Milano – 4th century – Mesopotamia – CAD
  25. 25. • Identify: SCANNING – Milano – 4th century – Mesopotamia – CAD – Emperor Justinian
  26. 26. • Identify: SCANNING – Milano – 4th century – Mesopotamia – CAD – Emperor Justinian – Adobe Photoshop
  27. 27. • Identify: SCANNING – Milano – 4th century – Mesopotamia – CAD – Emperor Justinian – Adobe Photoshop – Tesserare
  28. 28. • Identify: SCANNING – Milano – 4th century – Mesopotamia – CAD – Emperor Justinian – Adobe Photoshop – tesserare – 3rd century BC

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