Day 126 Answer as best as you can.1. What is a prefix?2. What is a suffix?3. What are some words that sound alike or look alike and get confused often? (examples)
CRT Review – Commonly-Confused Words accept – to receive; to take; to agree to except – (prep.) but; (conj.) but; unless advise – (v.) to make a suggestion advice – (n.) a suggestion council– (n.) a group of people who are assembled to advise or administrate counsel– (v.) to advise; to suggest councilor– (n.) a person who sits on a council counselor– (n.) a person who gives advice; a psychiatrist
Practice • No one accept me will be on the trip. • My advise is that you study. • She sat on the student council. • The counselor of the committee heard me speak. • She will except the award on my behalf.
CRT Review – Commonly-Confused Words principal – (n.; adj.) chief; head; main principle – (n.) a rule, law, or truth peace – (n.) calmness; lack of violence piece – (n.) a part; a chunk than – (conj.) a word used in a comparison then– (adv.) at that time; next; (works with if statements)
CRT Review – Commonly-Confused Words weather – (n.) the current state of the climate whether – (conj.) choice between alternatives who– (pro.) (used to refer to a person) which– (pro.) (used to refer to a non-human in a non-restrictive clause) that – (pro.) (used to refer to non-human in a restrictive clause) who’s – (abbr.) who is whose – (pro.) belongs to whom
Correct each sentence by writing the proper word form. If the sentence is correct, write “no change” • 1. Whose going to the ball with me? • 2. All we are saying, is give piece a chance. • 3. I don’t know weather I want a sandwich or a burrito for lunch. • 4. She is better than me at volleyball. • 5. In science we learn the principals of matter.
CRT Review – Roots act – (Latin) to do – react, action, activate, counteract, interact bio – (Greek) life – biography, biology, biochemistry, autobiography clud– (Latin) close – exclude, include, preclude, exclusive, conclude fer– (Latin) carry – transfer, infer, refer, defer, ferry, conifer fract – (Latin) break – fracture, fraction, infraction gram – (Greek) writing – telegram, grammar, hologram
CRT Review – Roots mar – (Latin) sea – marine, marina, mariner, submarine De-(Latin)-remove-deforest, dethrone mem – (Latin) remember – memory, remember, memorial, memo, memoir nav– (Latin) ship – navy, naval, navigate, navigable pop– (Latin) people – popular, population, populate port – (Greek) to carry – support, transport, import, report, deport, important
CRT Review – Roots scribe – (Latin) write – scribble, inscribe, scribe, describe, transcribe sect – (Latin) cut – section, dissect, intersection, bisect tele– (Greek) far – television, telephone, telescope, telepathy tort– (Latin) twist – contort, torture, distort, tortilla uni – (Latin) one – unicycle, universe, united, union, uniform, unison, unique, unicorn
CRT Review – Roots counter – (Latin prefix) counterattack, counteract, counterpoint, counter de – (Latin prefix) down – deposit, decent, deplete, denounce, demolish sur– (Latin prefix) over – surplus, surpass, surcharge, surface, surmount, surname Sym/Syn-(Greek prefix) together, with-symbol, symbiotic, synthesis An/a-(Greek prefix) not-anaerobic, anonymous, apathy, anarchy rupt – (Latin) break – erupt, disrupt, rupture, corrupt, abrupt, corruptible