Transmit Roots ‘Mis’ and ‘Mit’ to Your Brain

Are you on a mission of enhancing your vocabulary? If yes, then this is the place for you. Vocab Tunes, a differential vocabulary-learning program, will help you expand your limited stock of words thereby improving your English Language.

The program, with its 21 educative music tracks, aims to make vocabulary easy to understand and learn. The songs, based on different root words, prefixes, and suffixes, will let you learn English while singing and dancing.Transmit Roots ‘Mis’ and ‘Mit’ to Your Brain

Let us listen to one of its song ‘Send It Along’ and see how Latin roots Mit and Mis have enriched the English language. These roots have come from Latin mittere and missus, which mean ‘to send’.

To understand it better, here are some examples. Read more

Inscribe Your Child’s Mind with Roots ‘Script’ and ‘Scribe’

It is a known fact that a child’s mind, more often than not, grasps bits and pieces of any information rather than the whole thing at a time. Therefore, be it a teacher or parents, making kids learn to read and understand different words can be a great challenge. This is where Vocab Tunes comes to your rescue.

This online reading program is the perfect prescription for enhancing your child’s English vocab words learning capabilities. Based on root words, it is one of the best approaches to improve vocabulary and inscribe different words in young minds. Also consisting of root word songs, the program will help to script the way your kid remembers different words and spellings.Inscribe Your Child’s Mind with Root Word ‘Script’ and ‘Scribe’

One of its kind, this kids reading program borders on the concept that most of the English words have been taken from Latin or Greek roots. Therefore, if you are a scribe then you are writing copies while your copies are known as transcripts and you are making transcribes. Similarly, scripture is a holy or sacred writing and manuscript is originally a document written by hand. Read more

Know Greek Roots ‘Log’ and ‘Logy’ to Improve Your ‘Etymology’

Ever seen someone participating in a school play and forgetting their ‘dialogues’ or someone who loves the concepts of ‘biology’ and aims to become a ‘Zoologist’ in future.

But leaving this aside, have you ever thought from where these words ‘dialogues’, ‘biology’, or ‘Zoology’ came? You will be surprised to know that all these words have same Greek root word ‘Log’, means ‘word’ and its variant suffix-‘logy’, which means ‘study’ (of) actually have formed words such as ‘dialogue’, ‘biology’, and ‘zoology’.Know Greek Roots ‘Log’ and ‘Logy’ to Improve Your ‘Etymology’

While dialogue consists of the ‘words’ spoken between two people, biology is the study of life and one of its prominent sections zoology refers to the ‘study of animals’ life’. So, let’s take a fun ride into the world of words coined from the same Greek root. Read more

The chocolaty way: A new and fresh feel to explore and create vocab lists

Chocolate is one thing that kids never say no to. Isn’t it? Every time you hear the names of different treats made with chocolate — chocolate candy, chocolate truffle, chocolate ice cream, chocolate fudge — your mouth starts to water.

This brown delicacy is also your best food comfort. When you are happy, you celebrate it with chocolate, and when you are sad, you look for chocolate to boost your mood.The chocolaty way A new and fresh feel to explore and create vocab lists

Do you know an interesting fact? Chocolate is made from the beans of a tree called Theobroma Cacao, also called the cacao tree, which means ‘Food of the Gods’. This can explain why you get a heavenly pleasure in eating a chocolate.

With National Milk Chocolate Day round the corner, how about exploring the ‘world of chocolate’ to create your own ‘chocolaty’ vocabulary list.

The word chocolate comes from “Xocolatl”, an Aztec word meaning “bitter water”. The cocoa bean, from which chocolate is made, is the dried and fully fermented seed of Theobroma cacao. Large groves or orchards of cacao trees are called cacao walks and a blend of different types of cacao beans is called cuvee. Read more

Memorize ‘Fer’ to ‘Carry On’ Vocabulary Building

Academic reading, especially in the natural sciences and social sciences are loaded with Greek and Latin word parts. Knowing even one word part of an unknown word can enhance your little ones’ ability to accurately decipher the meaning of that word.

However building familiarity with Greek and Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes can prove to be an onerous task for kids. As parents, you may find it difficult to ensure an active participation of your children in the learning process.Memorize ‘Fer’ to ‘Carry On’ Vocabulary Building

To help you deal with this challenge, Vocab Tunes has come up with an innovative music-based program to make children improve vocabulary by tapping their feet in tune to its 21 exclusive songs. So, let’s listen to one of its tracks ‘Carry On’ to learn about a widely used Latin root wordfer’.

The root word ‘fer’ means to ‘carry’. Many seemingly unrelated words are related etymologically by this root word. Consider, for instance, the words conifer, refer, transfer, and suffer. Read more