Negative Prefixes: im, in, un, dis,ir,il and non

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Negative Prefixes:
im-, in-, un-, dis-, ir-, il- and
non-
Give the meaning of the following
words:
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Ex- chairman
Supernatural
Underwater
overflow
Vocabulary words
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Tournament
Sparkling
Restless
Uncomfortable
Nonsense
Bothered
Listen: I will read a paragraph about a tennis tournament.
The Tennis Tournament
There was an overflow crowd at
SBMA Tennis Tournament this
past week. The weather was
clear, bright, sunny and
sparkling, not a cloud in sight. But
this was hot! With standing room
only, everyone was sticky close,
restless and uncomfortable. the
shelter of the room was
incomplete. Because of this
condition. The crowd was impolite
and inattentive
it was too crowded because of
illegal entry of some viewers.
Some went home early and
discontinued watching the
tournament because of the
unlimited numbers of viewers.
As a result, the tournament was
a failure and considered as
nonsense when it ended for the
irregular viewers. But for the
fans, they watch left them hot,
bothered and tired but satisfied.
Answer the ff. questions
• What tournament
was held in SBMA?
• How do you describe
the weather on that
day?
• The venue of the
tournament? The
viewers of the
tournament?
• How did the true
fans describe the
tournament?
• Tennis Tournament.
• It was clear, bright,
sunny and sparkling. It
was hot.
• The shelter of the room
is incomplete.
• Standing room only, the
people are sticky close,
restless, uncomfortable,
they are impolite and
inattentive.
• The fans continued
watching the
tournament.
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The Tennis Tournament
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There was an overflow crowd
at SBMA Tennis Tournament this
past week. The weather was clear,
bright, sunny and sparkling, not a
cloud in sight. But this was hot!
With standing room only, everyone
was sticky close, restless and
uncomfortable. the shelter of the
room was incomplete. Because of
this condition. The crowd was
impolite and inattentive
it was too crowded because
of illegal entry of some viewers.
Some went home early and
discontinued watching the
tournament because of the
unlimited numbers of viewers. As a
result, the tournament was a failure
and considered as nonsense when
it ended for the irregular viewers.
But for the fans, they watch left
them hot, bothered and tired but
satisfied.
• What are the underlined
words in the paragraph?
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In the word incomplete
Which is the root word?
What is added to it?
What new word is formed
when in is added to the
word complete?
• What do you call the
beginning of a root word
to form a new word?
• When in is added to the
word complete, what
does incomplete means?
Practice Exercises A.
Form new words by adding the correct negative prefix.
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Continue
Logical
Dependent
Perfect
Capable
Rational
Sure
Limitable
partial
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discontinue
illogical
independent
imperfect
incapable
irrational
unsure
illimitable
impartial
Practice Exercises B.
Give the correct word of the underlined phrases using the negative
prefixes to complete the thought of the following sentences.
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4.
5.
One of the reasons of his
failing grades was his not
regular attendance.
Her hand writing is so not
legible that nobody can
read it.
She had a not sense
conversation.
The baby sister of Fernan
was not healthy.
The fans were not patient
to wait for their favorite
singer.
1. Irregular
2. Illegible
3. Nonsense
4. Unhealthy
5. impatient
Independent Exercises.
Combine the prefixes on the left with the words on the right
to form new words. Then write the complete word.
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in
dis
un
im
il
ir
non
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violent
dependent
regular
fortunate
legal
agree
partial
Seat Work
Give the meaning of the underlined
words
1. The boy behind Mrs. Sunga is impolite.
2. Don’t disobey your elders. They should
be respected.
3. The presentation of Grade V class was
unusual.
4. They had given the incomplete
information about the new organized
group.
5. The parents of Charmaine were unfair to
her.
Assignment
• Fill in the blanks with
the correct prefix.
Give the meaning of
the new formed words
hen use them in your
own sentence.
1.____honest
2.____practical
3.____happy
4.____literate
5.____relevance
6.____calculable

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