M1 2.D-2

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M1 2.D-2

  1. 1. These are additions or alterations to base words in order to form new, similar or representative meaning: affixing (prefixes & suffixes) compound words abbreviations/clipping Word Formations2.D
  2. 2. Word Formations2.D AFFIX We “affix” words by adding prefixes and suffixes to base words. Affixing words changes their meaning and part of speech. friend (noun) friendly (adejctive) unfriend (verb) friendship (compound noun)
  3. 3. Prefixes We change the meaning of a word by adding a set of letters before the word. Word Formations2.D
  4. 4. Suffixes We also change the meaning of a words by adding a set of letters after the word. Word Formations2.D
  5. 5. WORD FAMILIES These are words that come from the same base word. Word Formations2.D
  6. 6. COMPOUND WORDS We form compound words by adding two base words together to form a new vocabulary unit. Word Formations2.D
  7. 7. ABBREVIATION An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word. Word Formations2.D
  8. 8. CLIPPING A clipping is a shortened form of a word commonly used in colloquial English. Word Formations2.D
  9. 9. Semantic Meaning2.4 KEY TERMS & CONCEPTS2.D The key terms and concepts you should know for this lesson are: Abbreviations (7) Affix (2) Clipping (8) Compound words (6) Prefixes (3) Suffixes (4) Word families (5) Refer to the slide (in parenthesis) indicated after each term to review its meaning.
  10. 10. BEFORE YOU CONTINUE TO THE NEXT LESSON: • Review the terms and concepts as needed • Complete the quiz and check your answers.

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