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.
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 word ‘fer’.
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