⁤Unlock the power of suffixes ​and elevate ⁢your word knowledge. Dive into the nuances ⁤of morphing a root word ⁣into something more with a few ⁣small additions.
Add the suffix “-able” ⁢and ‌instantly‍ create​ a word to describe something that is‌ able to ​be done, experienced, or ⁤believed: ​rewritable, ​appreciable, plausible.
Add ⁣the suffix “-ous” and ⁣imagine a new‌ version of a⁣ quality,‍ state or ​condition: joyous, marvelous, courageous.
Endow⁣ a word with “-ify”⁣ and⁢ it‌ can become something completely new: beautify, simplify, fortify.
Partake in the adventure of ⁢suffixes to ‌expand ⁤and enhance your word knowledge and ‌reveal⁣ a new‍ world of opportunities in⁤ communication.​ Learning ‍to improve your vocabulary can be a daunting task, but one of the best ways to do it is with suffixes.

Suffixes⁢ are sets of letters that come ‌after ⁤a word’s root‌ (the main part of the word). By‌ understanding how​ suffixes work, you ⁢can ​expand ⁢your English vocabulary and ⁤sound more ⁢natural when ​speaking and ​writing.

There are many different types of‌ suffixes, but the two most ⁤common are:

1. Inflectional‌ suffixes: These are⁣ the‍ suffixes ‍you use to create tenses, ⁣plurals, ⁣possessives, ‍and more. Examples are: -ed (for ⁣the‌ past tense), -s (for ⁤the plural form) and ‘s (for the possessive).

2. Derivational suffixes:​ These are‌ the​ suffixes you use⁣ to make new words from existing ⁣ones. Examples⁤ are: -able (which turns the root word ⁢“admit” into “admissible”), -tion (which turns the root word “act” into​ “action”).

Learning​ both⁢ types of suffixes⁣ is important‌ for⁢ increasing your English vocabulary. ‍Start with the⁣ most⁢ commonly used suffixes, and then gradually work your way to less common suffixes. Here are a few examples for each type:

Inflectional suffixes: ⁢-ed, -s,‌ -‘s, -ing, -er

Derivational suffixes: -able, -ation, -ment, -ition,⁤ -ity

When you study suffixes, try to⁢ remember how they work. For example, when ‍a word ends⁢ in -at, it usually means that the root word is ‌a verb (e.g.‍ “create”​ – “creation”).

It can also ‍be helpful to⁤ practice using⁣ the suffixes in context.⁣ Find examples of words with suffixes that you​ want to learn ⁤and⁤ use⁢ them in sentences. ‍This will⁢ help ‍you⁣ get‌ comfortable ⁣with using⁢ them and remember⁣ them better.

Overall, learning to use suffixes‌ is a great⁣ way to increase‍ your ⁢vocabulary and help ⁤you ‍sound more natural in ⁤English. Have⁢ fun with it, and‌ don’t ⁢get ⁢discouraged if it takes a bit ⁣of time to master. You’ll eventually ‍get ​the hang of it.

Thanks ‌to unlocking⁣ suffixes, ‍your word knowledge has​ the power to take your ⁢writing and conversations to the next​ level. By ‌making sure you can speak of suffixes with authority, you’re sure ⁤to make ​a⁤ lasting impression. So, go ‍forth and confidently utilize suffixes in your writing and conversations!