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Common Prefixes, Suffixes and Roots

Common Prefixes, Suffixes and Roots

Provides table with most common prefixes and suffixes, etymology (Greek or Latin roots) and examples. List begins with the twenty prefixes used most frequently in academic texts, ranked by Carroll et al. (1971). CEFR Activity: Reception / Reading Reception / Listening Production / Speaking Production / Writing CEFR Can-Do: - Orthographic control – can write with reasonable phonetic accuracy (but not necessarily fully standard spelling) short words that are in his/her oral vocabulary. - Can identify unfamiliar words from the context on topics related to his/her field and interests. - Can extrapolate the meaning of occasional unknown words from the context and deduce sentence meaning provided the topic discussed is familiar. National Framework of EFL for Higher Education in Israel: Elementry... Show More


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