Examples -im- in impossible; inter- in international; un- in unaffectedSUFFIXA letter or group of letters added to the end of a word to get a new word with a changed meaning. Examples --able in agreeable; -er in learner; -ness in quicknesssample this:english prefixes - aa-used to form: adjectives, intelligence, adverbs and nounsgeneral meaning: that can, adverbs and nounsgeneral meaning: not, withoutexamples:acellular / appreciable / antisocial / anti-malarial / antifreeze / taxable / exploitable / atheism / portable / admixture******ambi-used to form: adjectives, should or must be done; having the characteristic ofexamples:adaptable / understandable / anti-corruption / pleasurable / avertable / conceivable / companionable / calculable / antigravity / anti-bacterial / ambidextrous / antidepressant / detestable / anti-drug / enjoyable / antiperspirant / anti-national / justifiable / questionable / anti-poaching / foreseeable / antiseptic / antipyretic / anti-graft / declarable / anticoagulant / detectable / transferable / doable / excitable / anti-hate / antiviral / reckonable / manageable / antiparticle / escapable / variable / observable / usable / utilizable / serviceable / antitank / explainable / antibody / antibiotic / anti-competitive / reasonable / adjudge / controllable / transportable / payable / traceable / amenable / anticlerical / assessable / anti-copying / anti-globalization / inevitable / anti-stalking / noticeable / amicable / amoral / moveable / explicable / atheist / fashionable / anti-hero / ante-room******anti-Used to form: adjectives and nounsGeneral meaning: against; the opposite of; preventingExamples:anti-aircraft / anti-inflammatory / comfortable / anti-terrorism / antiretroviral / preventable / reachable / ratable / anti-personnel / believable / stoppable / sociable / avoidable / reliable / anti-liquor / readable / workable******-abilityUsed to form: nounsGeneral meaning: a level of skill, nouns and verbsGeneral meaning: prior to; in front ofExamples:antedate / anti-sabotage / anti-terror / apolitical / translatable / antenatal / decipherable / computable / anterior / changeable / anticyclone / wearable / reputable / desirable / atypical******ad-Used to form: nouns and verbsGeneral meaning: addition, tendencyExamples:adjoin / imaginable / antivirus******ENGLISH SUFFIXES - A-ableUsed to form: adjectives, adverbs and nounsGeneral meaning: both of twoExamples:ambidexterity / anti-lock / respectable / anti-rowdy / imperturbable / chargeable / quantifiable / anticlimax / curable / antitrust / agreeable / washable / anti-encroachment / indubitable / approachable / recognizable / breakable / anti-extremism / antioxidant / anti-choice / anti-theft / anti-people / anticlockwise / ambivalence / graspable / punishable / honorable / ambivalent******ante-Used to form: adjectives, etc.
Dictionary of Prefixes and Suffixes: Useful English Affixes English Word Power Book 5 #ad - Examples:capability / capably / playability / inescapability / probably / irritably / preventability / serviceability / curability / comfortably / remarkably******-acyUsed to form: nounsGeneral meaning: the position, quality, state or status ofExamples:accuracy / notably / reasonably / workability******-ablyUsed to form: adverbsGeneral meaning: skillful and well; in a particular mannerExamples:affably / excitability / unavoidability / charitably / inevitability / usability / presumably / inevitably / demonstrably / noticeably / indisputably / adequacy.
Dictionary of Root Words: Greek and Latin Roots English Word Power Book 17Manik Joshi #ad - By adding prefixes and suffixes, the following words could be made:impure, purity, purenessSimilarly, play and move are root words. It is also called a base word. A root does not have a prefix a letter or group of letters added to the beginning of a word or a suffix a letter or group of letters added to the end of a word.
Root is the primary lexical unit of a word, and of a word family. For example, pure is a root. By adding prefixes and suffixes, movinglyin this book, moved, the following words could be made:plays, mover, movable, playing, playermoving, movement, played, I have given the most common Greek and Latin roots which are used in English language.
Dictionary of Root Words: Greek and Latin Roots English Word Power Book 17 #ad - Sample this:root words -- aab/absorigin: latin | meaning: away, abstention, absorbed, absorbing, absenteeism, absentlyabsolve -- to forgiveabsorb -- to soak up | related words: absorbable, absorbency, abstraction, absorptionabstain -- to give up something for moral reason | related words: abstainer, abstractlyabstruse -- difficult to understand; obscureabsurd -- ridiculous | related words: absurdist, absentia, from, absurdly******AGGOrigin: Latin | Meaning: collectedExamples:agglomerate -- to collect things and form them into a mass or group | related word: agglomerationaggrandize -- to increase your importance or power | related word: aggrandizementaggregate -- to put together different items, absorbent, absorbance, abstinenceabstemious -- criticalabstinent -- not having something for moral reasonabstract -- not real; theoretical | related words: abstracted, abstractedly, amounts, absurdity, abnormalityabroad -- out of the countryabscess -- swellingabscond -- to run away | related word: absconderabseil -- to go down a steep cliffabsence -- nonattendance | related words: absent, absentee, offExamples:abate -- to subsideabject -- hopelessabjure -- to renounceabnormal -- unusual | related words: abnormally, etc.
Into a single total | related words: aggregation, acceptably, acceleratoracet latin -- vinegar | acetate, acceptance, acetoneachr greek -- colorless | achromicacid latin -- sour | acidic, aggregator******altr/alterorigin: latin | meaning: otherexamples:altruism -- caring about the needs of other people | related word: altruisticalterable -- that can be changed | related word: unalterablealtercation -- noisy argumentalternate -- to follow one after other | related words: alternately, abrasively, toward | accept acceptability, acidify, abrasivenessabstemi Latin -- controlled; moderate | abstemiousabund Latin -- overflow | abundance abundant, acoustician, apolitical, atypicalablat Latin -- remove | ablationablut Latin -- wash | ablutionsabort Latin -- born too soon | abortionabras Latin -- rub off | abrasion abrasive, abundantlyac Latin -- to, acceptable, acousticsadama Greek -- invincible | adamant adamantlyade Greek -- enough | adequate adequacy, adequatelyadip Latin -- fat | adiposeadolesc Latin -- growing up | adolescent adolescence******Other Root Words -- ARoot Word Origin -- Meaningaapt Greek -- indomitable, acetic, acidosis, acoustically, alternative******Some More Root Words -- ARoot Word Origin -- Meaning | Examples Related Words in Bracketa Greek -- not | atheism, alternation, acidulousacm Greek -- summit | acmeaco Greek -- relief | aconiteacous Greek -- hear | acoustic acoustical, acidulate acidulation, acceptationacanth Greek -- thorn | acanthusacceler Latin -- hasten | accelerate acceleration, unfriendlyabact Latin -- driven awayabdit Latin -- secret/hiddenablep Greek -- loss of sightabr Greek -- delicateabscis Latin -- cutoffabsit Latin -- distantaca Greek -- a point; silenceacar Greek -- tiny .
What are "root words"?a root, or root word is a word which is used to form another word.
Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs: Vocabulary Building English Word Power Book 3Manik Joshi #ad - Homonymshomonym a word that is spelt like another word or pronounced like it but which has a different meaning, for example Key meaning ‘set of answer to problems’ and Key meaning ‘button on computer keyboard’. The state of being a homonym is called homonymy. Very important note:in strict Sense, Homonyms have same spelling, same pronunciation, and different meaning.
Homonyms in strict sense:same spelling / same Pronunciation / Different meaningHomonyms are also known as “Multiple Meaning Words”. Examples: fare, principal, etc. Fare -- a passenger | fare -- priceprincipal -- most important | Principal -- head of a schoolIn Wider Sense, Homonyms can also include words that have same or similar pronunciation but different spelling or same spelling but different pronunciation.
In first situation, they are called ‘homophones’in second situation, they are called ‘homographs’homonymS In Wider Sense:HOMOPHONES:Different Spelling / Same or Similar Pronunciation / Different meaningNote: ‘Homophones’ are also called ‘Heterographs’. Homophones are also known as “Sound-Alike Words”.
Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs: Vocabulary Building English Word Power Book 3 #ad - Examples: ad/add, know/no, etc. Ad -- advertisement | add -- to includeknow -- to have information | no -- refusalHOMOGRAPHS:Same Spelling / Different Pronunciation / Different meaningNote: ‘Homographs’ are also called ‘Heterophones’. Examples: bow, lead, etc. Bow noun -- pronunciation -- boʊ -- a weapon used for shooting arrowsbow verb -- pronunciation -- baʊ -- to move your head forwards and downwardsLead noun -- Pronunciation -- led -- a metallic elementLead verb -- Pronunciation -- li:d -- to go in front140 HOMONYMS ALONG WITH THEIR MEANINGS:Sample This:01.
Dictionary of Category Words: Vocabulary Building English Word Power Book 12Manik Joshi #ad - Beat -- sound made by a series of regular blows to somethingExamples: Beating of Drums | Beating of Wings04. Chatter -- a series of short high soundsExamples: Chattering of Birds | Chattering of Monkeys | Chattering of Teeth08. Category words -- Remarks19. Blow -- to produce a sound by forcing your breath out when your lips are closedExamples: Blowing of Bungles | Blowing of Trumpet | Blowing of Whistle06.
Category words -- Measurement Units31. Category words -- Body Marks20 Category words -- Tastes16. Category words -- Sounds01. Category words -- ‘Old’22. This book covers The Following Topics:01. Clap -- the sound of hitting something by hand | sudden loud noiseExamples: Clapping of Hands | Clapping of Thunder12.
Dictionary of Category Words: Vocabulary Building English Word Power Book 12 #ad - Category words -- Currencies30 Category words -- Ways of Movement05. Category words -- Cries of Creatures17. Category words -- Disturbance14. Category words -- Nature27B. Category words -- Government32.
How to Start a Sentence: Words to Begin Sentences English Daily Use Book 1Manik Joshi #ad - Particularly in spoken English, starting a sentence with 'And' or 'But' is common. How to start a sentence -- Using 'AS'As a matter of fact no notice was given to anyone. As a policeman myself, I am aware of all the laws. As against last time four days, the fair will last for five days this year. As always, he won the match.
As an interim arrangement, we directed the authorities not to return the land. As fate would have it, he crossed the international border. As for david, he is doing fine. As he got busy, she picked up his son. As he grew older, he developed his communications skills. As if the bad power situation in the city wasn't enough, the hike in power tariff has come as the last straw for residents.
How to Start a Sentence: Words to Begin Sentences English Daily Use Book 1 #ad - As in the past, party president distanced herself from the government's unpopular decision. As long as here is violence by unruly mobs, use of police force is inevitable. As often happened, he forgot to send me reply. As part of the deal, they will hand-over control of five west bank towns. As penance, he vowed to never scold any kid ever again.
As per his version, nobody had got injured in the incident.
Creating Long Sentences in English: Boost Your Communication Skills English Daily Use Book 8Manik Joshi #ad - This book covers the following topics:patterns for creating long sentences01 -- using '-ing form of verbs' i02 -- using '-ing form of verbs' ii03 -- using '-ing form of verbs' iii04 -- using 'with + -ing form of verbs'05 -- using 'series'06 -- Using 'From - To'07 -- Using 'Connecting Words or Phrases'08 -- Using 'Parenthesis'09 -- Miscellaneous PatternsSample This:01 -- Using '-ING Form of Verbs' IExample 01:The ongoing drought in the state is being described as the country's worst in many decades, causing agricultural distress and forcing villagers to move to urban areas looking for work.
Main verb - described-ing form of verbs - causing, forcingExplanation:The ongoing drought in the state is being described as the country's worst in many decades. Drought is causing agricultural distress. Drought is also forcing villagers to move to urban areas looking for work. Example 02:offering huge relief to ten thousand families belonging to the below poverty line category in the state, minister directed Power Corporation Limited to waive pending domestic power bills for last 10 months.
Creating Long Sentences in English: Boost Your Communication Skills English Daily Use Book 8 #ad - Main verb - directed-ing form of verbs - offering, belongingExplanation:Minister directed Power Corporation Limited to waive pending domestic power bills for last 10 months. Minister offered huge relief to ten thousand families. Families belonged to the below poverty line category in the state. Example 03:a deadly winter storm blanketed a huge swath of the US, grounding flights, turning highways into the ice rinks and knocking out power to tens of thousands preparing for the New Year holiday.
Main verb - blanketed-ing form of verbs - grounding, knocking, turning, preparingExplanation:A deadly winter storm blanketed a huge swath of the US.
Ending Sentences with Prepositions: Useful Tips English Daily Use Book 23Manik Joshi #ad - But as most people avoid 'excessive' use of prepositions at the end of sentences, you can follow suit, and may use them only when they give strength to your language. Some words on, over, off, etc. May be used as both prepositions and adverbs. You can use a preposition to end a sentence with. Here, you will learn when you can use a preposition at the end of a sentence and how you can avoid using a preposition at the end of a sentence.
As there is no hard and fast rule regarding use of a preposition at the end of a sentence, so whether you use it or not at the end of a sentence, it is your choice. A preposition should be placed before a noun or a pronoun. You can end your sentences with prepositions. This book covers the following topics: a big mythlist of prepositionsending a sentence with a preposition - about, upon, to, against, into, for, on, of, from, by, out, at, in, with - example sentenceswhen to end a sentence with a prepositionsituation - 01 - Interrogative SentencesSituation - 02 - Passive Voice SentencesSituation - 03 - Infinitive StructuresSituation - 04 - Relative ClausesSituation - 05 - Phrasal VerbsHow to Avoid Ending a Sentence with a PrepositionOption - 01 - Restructuring the SentenceOption - 02 - Using a Different WordAvoid Unnecessary Use of PrepositionsAdditional ExamplesExercises: 1A and 1BExercises: 2A and 2BSample This:A Big MythIt is said we should avoid ending a sentence with a preposition.
Ending Sentences with Prepositions: Useful Tips English Daily Use Book 23 #ad - The word preposition expresses "position before" so it is improper to place a preposition at the end! This is, however, not a rule. So, whenever they see these words at the end of sentences, they think that they are prepositions. Sometimes, using preposition at the end of a sentence seems better than using it in the middle or beginning of a sentence.
Ending a sentence with a preposition - aboutan ad agency's job is to take a brand to consumers and communicate the proposition well to them, so that they understand what the brand is all about.
Making Comparisons in English: Similarities, Dissimilarities, Degrees English Daily Use Book 10Manik Joshi #ad - Interchange of positive, comparative and superlative degreesexercise - 1exercise - 2sample this:structure 1a -- comparison of actions - ipattern 1:affirmative sentence-ING form of Verb + Verb 'Be' + As + Adjective + As + -ING form of VerbOrIt + Verb 'Be' + As + Adjective + To + Ordinary Verb + As + Ordinary VerbWriting is as easy as thinking.
Making Comparisons in English: Similarities, Dissimilarities, Degrees English Daily Use Book 10 #ad - Jogging is as easy as exercising. Closing is as easy as opening. Designing is as easy as publishing. It is as easy to write as think. It is as easy to jog as exercise. It is as easy to close as open. It is as easy to design as publish. Pattern 2:negative sentence-ing form of verb + verb 'to be' + not + as + adjective + as + -ing form of verborit + verb 'To Be' + Not + As + Adjective + To + Ordinary Verb + As + Ordinary VerbStudying is not as easy as playing.
Swimming is not as easy as running. Singing is not as easy as talking. Reading is not as easy as listening. It is not as easy to study as play. It is not as easy to swim as run. It is not as easy to sing as talk.
Using Tenses in English: Past, Present, Future English Daily Use Book 15Manik Joshi #ad - This book covers the following topics: what are "tenses"?agreement between subject and verbtwenty-four auxiliary verbsregular and irregular verbspresent tensepresent indefinite tensepresent continuous/progressive tensepresent perfect tensepresent Perfect Continuous/Progressive TensePAST TENSEPast Indefinite TensePast Continuous/Progressive TensePast Perfect TensePast Perfect Continuous/Progressive TenseFUTURE TENSEFuture Indefinite TenseFuture Continuous/Progressive TenseFuture Perfect TenseFuture Perfect Continuous/Progressive TenseUseful NotesExercisesSample This:Tenses could be defined as "any of the form of a verb that may be used to show the time of the action or an event or state expressed by the verb".
Using Tenses in English: Past, Present, Future English Daily Use Book 15 #ad - There are three kinds of tenses:the past tense - the form of a verb that usually expresses an action that happened in the pastaction happened before presentthe present tense - the form of a verb that usually expresses an action that happens at this timeaction happens in presentthe future tense - the form of a verb that usually expresses an action that will happen in futureAction will happen after presentEACH OF THESE THREE KINDS OF SENTENCES HAS FOUR TYPES OF FORMS:Indefinite or Simple FormContinuous or Progressive FormPerfect FormPerfect Continuous or Perfect Progressive FormEACH OF THESE FOUR TYPES OF FORMS HAS FOUR KINDS OF STATEMENTS:Affirmative Statement --Used to Show 'Agreement'Negative Statement --Used to Show 'Disagreement'Interrogative Statement --Used to Ask 'Question'Interrogative-Negative Statement --Used to Ask 'Question' and Show 'Disagreement'Present Indefinite TenseExpresses -Permanent situation in the past, present and futureExample: Our family lives in Seattle.
General truth fact or statementExample: Clean water is fundamental to public health. Example: many barrages have no utility and causes floods. Habitual action actions that occurs regularlyExample: She listens to music every day. Future meaning' timetable, planned event, etc.
ENGLISH: LEARNING WITH ROOT WORDS: . Learn one Latin-Greek root to learn many words. Boost your English vocabulary with Latin and Greek Roots!UNITEXTO Digital Publishing #ad - English teacher, grammar test, american english, english school, english phrases, english to English, learn english kids, learn english app, how to speak english fluently, spoken english classes, english first, english cluboooo . The english words that include this root are: transport, teleportation, rapport, export, support, portfolio, porter, portable, import, important, deport, report.
Therefore, you will find it is very easy to relate different English words to the common root and remember its meaning. So, by learning these, the forms and patterns of English will become clearer to you. Example: port is a latin root and it means “to move” or “to carry”. Download this book and start learning and understanding more english than ever! tagsenglish, learn english online, how to learn english, english grammar test, english vocabulary, english lessons, speak English, english speaking, spoken English, how to improve English, esl, english games, talk English, english speaking course, learning English, how to speak English, english tenses, learn english speaking, business English, in English, english pronunciation, english dictionary, english grammar, grammar English, english language, english idioms, special English, english course, english english dictionary, english words, english for kids, british council learn English, grammar, bbc English, learn English, english exercises, english test, english to, english listening, english learning, english speaking countries, tenses in English.
ENGLISH: LEARNING WITH ROOT WORDS: . Learn one Latin-Greek root to learn many words. Boost your English vocabulary with Latin and Greek Roots! #ad - You will find in this book frequent English words that share the same root. All these words include the meaning of carry or move. You can add thousands of words in English by learning just the 100 most used Greek and Latin roots. Learning word roots from Latin and Greek helps you understand the origins of English grammar and spelling.
English Modal Auxiliary Verbs: May, Might, Can, Could, Will, Would, Shall, Should, Must, Need English Daily Use Book 20Manik Joshi #ad - Perhaps you would attract. He might have to go Perhaps he had to go. Might' is frequently used In conditional sentencesIf I pursued studies further, I might learn more. If i had pursued studies further, I might have learned more. Might' has limitations while 'asking permission''Might' is very polite and formal.
It is mostly used in indirect questions. I wonder if I might work on your computer. Note: 'maybe' is an adverb. It is not common. Always use 'may'Never use 'might not' to refuse permission. Modal auxiliary verb or 'modal verb' or 'modalauxiliary' is a verb that is used with another verb not a modal verbto express ability, permission, obligation, intention, probability, necessity, possibility, etc.
English Modal Auxiliary Verbs: May, Might, Can, Could, Will, Would, Shall, Should, Must, Need English Daily Use Book 20 #ad - English modal auxiliary verbs -may, should, shall, compulsion, dare | different patterns and examples | may andmight are used to express- possibility, must, could are used to express-ability, compulsion, would are used to express- action in future, obligation, obligation | shall, need, obligation, will, present habit, oughtto, importance or purpose | need is used toexpress necessity | usedto is used to express- past habit | oughttois used to express- probability, might, possibility, suggestion, probability, should are used to express- action infuture, recommendation, can, condition |will, request, surprise, could, usedto, probability in present and future | can, would, suggestion, advise |dare is used to express- be brave enough toSample This:Modal Auxiliary Verb -- May and Might'May' and 'Might' are used to show Possibility and Probability'May' and 'Might' are used to ask for Permission'May' is used to give or refuse PermissionSome Important Uses of 'May' and 'Might'To say what the purpose of something isWe eat that we may live.
Her prayer was that the child might live. That he might be well fed his mother starved herself. To admit that something is true before introducing another point, argument, etc.