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Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript Forty Most Frequent Prefixes and Suffixes : Forty Most Frequent Prefixes and Suffixes Word Beginnings and Endings You Can Really Use What Are Prefixes? : What Are Prefixes? Prefixes are first syllables like “non-” and “re-” that have their own meaning. Prefixes combine with words to create new meanings. Pre + View = Preview (first look) Super + Star = Superstar (top player) Why Learn Prefixes? : Why Learn Prefixes? Prefixes add meaning to thousands of words. Learn a few prefixes, and you open up the meaning of thousands of words. The four most frequent prefixes are 97% of prefixed words! Most Common Prefixes : Most Common Prefixes Anti = against : anti-war De = opposite : destroy Dis* = not, opposite of : disagree En(m) = cause to : encode, embrace Fore = before : forecast In(m) = in : intake, implant Inter = between : interact Do you know common prefixes? : Do you know common prefixes? Anti De Dis* En(m) Fore In(m) Inter A. between B. cause to C. against D. in E. before F. not G. opposite Most Common Prefixes : Most Common Prefixes Mid = Middle : Midway Mis = Wrongly : Mistake Non = Not : Nonsense Over = Over : Overlook Pre = Before : Preview Re* = Again : Return Semi = Half : Semicircle Do you know common prefixes? : Do you know common prefixes? Mid Mis Non Over 12. Pre 13. Re 14. Semi Wrong Center Not Half Again Above Before Most Common Prefixes : Most Common Prefixes 15. Sub = Under : Submarine 16. Super = Above: Superstar 17. Trans = Across : Transport 18. Un* = Not : Unfriendly 19. Under = Under : Undersea 20. In, Im, Il, Ir * = Not : Injustice, Impossible, Illiterate, Irreligious. Do you know common prefixes? : Do you know common prefixes? 15. Sub 16. Super 17. Trans 18. Un 19. Under 20. In, Il, Ir Across Not Below Not Above Below What Are Suffixes? : What Are Suffixes? Suffixes are last syllables like “ed” and “ly” that have their own meaning. Suffixes combine with words to create new meanings. Turn + ed = Turned (in the past) Quick + ly = Quickly (how it turned) Why Learn Suffixes? : Why Learn Suffixes? Suffixes add meaning to thousands of words. Learn a few Suffixes, and you open up the meaning of thousands of words. The four most frequent suffixes are 97% of suffixed words! Most Common Suffixes : Most Common Suffixes -able, ible = can be done : doable -al, ial = has property of : personal -ed* = past verb : turned -en = made of : golden -er = comparative : higher -er = one who : doer, actor -est = superlative : best, biggest Do you know common suffixes? : Do you know common suffixes? -able -al -ed -en -er -er -est Past Made of Having One who Comparative Can Superlative Most Common Suffixes : Most Common Suffixes 8. –ful = full of : careful, joyful 9. –ic = having property of : linguistic 10. –ing* = present participle : running 11. –(t)ion = act, process : action 12. –(i)ty = state of : infinity, sanity 13. –(t)ive = adjective : motive, votive 14. –less = without : fearless, careless Do you know common suffixes? : Do you know common suffixes? 8. –ful 9. –ic 10. –ing* 11. –(t)ion 12. –(i)ty 13. –(t)ive 14. –less Present participle State of Without Having property of Full of Act Adjective Without Most Common Suffixes : Most Common Suffixes 15. –ly* = having : quickly, quietly 16. –ment = action, process : enjoyment 17. –ness = state of : kindness 18. –ous = having : joyous, religious 19. –s* = more than one : books 20. –y = having : happy, windy Use these suffixes correctly, and you look and sound pretty smart. Do you know common suffixes? : Do you know common suffixes? 15. –ly* 16. –ment 17. –ness 18. –ous 19. –s* 20. –y Action Having Having Plural State of Having Can you use common affixes? : Can you use common affixes? I have a different idea; I __agree. That can’t be; it’s just __possible. Say that again; please __peat it. Aliens look bad; they are __friendly. Tina took the car since she want__ it. Now the car is run__ down the road. Tina is in a hurry; she’s driving quick__. Do you think that she has any ticket__? You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.