Prefixes and Suffixes for Ling 132
Daniel Salas Flores
Created on May 5, 2023
Created by Abbi Leath and Daniel Salas
Lingustics 132 (72)
Abigail Leath and Daniel Salas
Prefixes AND Suffixes
Have you ever heard the word Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious?
By the end of todays lesson you will be able to decode and break uo words that contain common prefixes and suffixes
What is a Prefix?
A letter or a group of letters that is attached to the beginning of a word, to change the meaning of the word (like the Line Leader of a word)
There's the prefixes that act as adjectives, giving words "bigger" meaningExample: superhero
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And Prefixes of root words that describe amounts and numbersExample: century
Prefixes of root words that give words opposite meaning example: unsafe
There is also..
What is a Suffix?
Letter or group of letters added to the end of a word,to also change the meaning of the word
There are suffixes that can act as adjectives, example: quickly
Similar to Prefixes...
And there are suffixes that mean "can"example: washable
There are suffixes that can decribe quantity, example: -ful & -less
Will always be at the front of a word
Will always be at the end of a word
Common prefixes and Suffixes
Ful- suffix means: Full of
Help- base wordMeans: Assitance
Un- PrefixMeans: not
ed- suffix means: Used to form past tense
Color- base wordMeans: Pigmination of an object
Dis- PrefixMeans: opposite of, not, or removed
As today's exit ticket, every group must create a new word with letter magnets! Make sure to use a prefix, suffix or both!First to complete a new word will be the first groupdismissed!
- You will recieve another worksheet. -This will be done at home. -You will be filling in thr blank with the correct prefix and suffix that is missing from the sentance.