VOCABULARY 16: SUFFIXES

VOCABULARY 16: SUFFIXES

Hello everybody! How is it going? How are you this Wednesday? Think about yourself. Do you consider yourself ‘confident’ or ‘independent’? What´s the diferrence between ‘describe’ and ‘description’? When do we use one or the other? Do you know what suffixes are? If not, you must read this post. Go on!


INTRODUCTION

What are suffixes? They are affixes that follow the element to which are added. They change the type of word, e.g. from an adjective or a verb to a noun, or from a noun to and adjective.

Here you have some well-known words formed with suffixes.

SUFFIXES

-IC

*Economy –> Economic

*Dynamism –> Dynamic

*Romance –> Romantic

*Automatism –> Automatic

-ENT

*Difference –> Different

*Permanence –> Permanent

*Confidence –> Confident

-ABLE

*Capacity –> Capable

*Enjoy –> Enjoyable

*Reason –> Reasonable

-IAL

*Resident –> Residential

*Essence –> Essential

-AL

*Globalization –> Global

*Reality –> Real

*Digit –> Digital

-IVE

*Act –> Active

*Innovate –> Innovative

*Imagine –> Imaginative

-ION

*Concentrate –> Concentration

*Inform –> Information

*Discuss –> Discussion

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And that is all for today. Do you have any doubts? If so, leave us a comment.

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