Change verbs to nouns to adjectives to adverbs.
Be careful of the word stress and use the correct prefixes and suffixes.
Sometimes suffixes are used to change word forms. Eg. -ness, -ful, -ity, -able, -ing ...
Can you write two sentences using understandable and another
two using understanding ?
Read this sentence.
What part of speech are the highlighted words?
Her act combines the
of a gymnast
with the flexibility
of a contortionist
and the dexterity
of a juggler.
Consider the suffixes
of these words. Example: -ISH (but not 'fish')
blue-ish green stones.
When we describe something that does not exactly
match an adjective, we use -ish
This is commonly used when a colour is between two colours.
If someone asks, "What colour is
you could answer "It is greenish blue"
Note: the final colour takes the usual form.
He's the person responsible for making all financial decisions.
Homework Write a passage of 200-250 words,
using as many of these suffixes as you can.
Each time you include a word with a suffix correctly and sensibly, you score one point.
Each grammar mistake loses a point.