Do you know your Prefix’s and Suffix’s? What is a prefix? A group of letters usually placed at the beginning of a root word to modify or change it’s meaning, Eg, able becomes unable happy becomes unhappy friendly becomes unfriendly There are many others, some examples are… Irreplaceable Defrost Undeniable Misfortune Triangle Bicycle Semicircle Imploded Exploded Anticlockwise Antidote Transport Oversight The word prefix is itself made up of the stem fix (meaning attach, in this case), and the prefix pre- (meaning "before") The more words you learn, the more connections you will be able to make between the prefixes and suffixes. Who wants to be a Millionaire? Specialist subject- Prefixes and Suffixes The Prizes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 – £100 - £200 - £500 - £1,000 - £2,000 - £4,000 - £8,000 8910 11 12 13 14 £16,000 £32,000 - £64,000 - £125,000 - £250,000 - £500,000 - £1,000,000 Lifelines • “Phone a friend” • Ask the audience Ready? OK, Let’s Play Look at these words. Mistake Misunderstood Misbehave Miscalculate Misfire Misbelieve Misinterpret £100 What is the meaning of the prefix, Mis-? A - wrongly B – above C – again D - half What about these? Midfield Midday Midnight Middle Midpoint Midway Midlands Mid-air Midweek £200 What is the meaning of the prefix, Mid-? A - Midday B - Midnight C - Middle D - Midlands £500 The meaning of this prefix is, NOT. A In- B Un- C Over- D Bi- UnUnbelievable Unreal Unfasten Undo Unacceptable Unhappy Untold Unlucky Untidy £1,000 What do you do if you re-read a book? A – read it for the first time B – don’t read it C – read it again D – read it upside down £2,000 Prebook, precheck, precook, predict, and prefix have a prefix meaning…? A - After B - Before C - During D - Never £4,000 Which of these words can not be made into another word by adding the prefix 'sub'? A – book B – marine C – merge D – way £8,000 The prefixes such as ‘in-, im- ,il-, ir-’ can mean what? (e.g injustice, impossible, illiterate, irrelevant) A - Across B - Big C - Over D - Not Midpoint! You are doing well so far, How well do you know your Suffixes?? What is a suffix? Letters placed at the end of a root word to change it’s meaning, E.g, happy could become happier, happiest, happily Some other examples are… Sensible Joyous Enormous Biggest Smallest Difficulty Running Happiness Kindness Normality Comfortable Books Boxes Attraction Higher Builder Teacher Careless Suffixessecond round! Ready? £16,000 Which of these is a suffix? A - un B - pre C - ed D - mis £32,000 What suffix would you add to the word 'blame' to show you have done nothing wrong? A - ful B - ed C - able D - less £64,000 Biggest, smallest, tallest, highest, greenest and happiest. The suffix ‘–est’ is used…. A – for an action B – for one who C – for comparison D – just a coincidence £125,000 This suffix suggests something that can be done. A - ly B - ier C - ful D –- able able -able, -ible Achievable Debateable Adjustable Fixable Lovable Agreeable Edible Legible Breakable Preventable Audible £250,000 Which of these words has a prefix AND a suffix? A - Distinguish B - Appointed C - Disagreeable D - Happily £500,000 Hopped, Skipped and Jumped all have the same suffix. It is used for… A – present-tense B B –- past-tense C – under D – without £1,000,000 What is the correct spelling? If everybody gets this right, it will be…… A – Unbeleiveable B - Unbelievable C - Unbelievible D - Unbeleivible Invisible £1,000,000 cheque Congratulations!