Posts

Add Prefix to your Wordbook to Master the English Language

Hey kids, you all must have learned basic grammar rules in school already, but how many of you have heard about the word called, ‘prefix’? Hope many of you are familiar with the word but how many of you know appropriate usage of it? Not many we guess. Why not then begin learning some basic usage of prefixes in English language here? Add prefix to your wordbook to master the English language

The word prefix is itself made up with two different words, ‘pre’, which means ‘before’ and ‘fix’, means to ‘attach’. Both of these words have originally coined from Latin vocabulary. Prefix is a letter or a group of letters that are added to the beginning of a word in order to change the meaning, such as, ‘unhappy’, ‘illegal’, and many more. Read more

‘Simple’ Way to Deal with a ‘Complex’ Problem

Hey kids, how many of you are movie buffs and visit multiplex theatres frequently to watch your favorite star? We know almost you love spending weekends watching movies and discussing the complicated plot with friends latter.

However amid all of your discussions and debates, have you ever paid attention to the words, ‘multiplex’, or ‘complicated or tried knowing their origin?Simple Way to Deal with a Complex Problem

You will be amazed to know that both the words have come from Latin vocabulary. The word ‘plex’, which means ‘weave’ has originally been coined from the Latin wordplus’, and has formed the word multiplex. A multiplex is where separate move screens are housed under one roof or rather ‘woven’ together to create one theatre. 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

Vocabulary ‘Made’ Easy

Deciphering the meaning of words with the knowledge of roots makes learning an easy and enjoyable experience. A good knowledge of these roots helps in deriving the meanings of hundreds of words based on them thereby enhancing your English vocabulary.

Many words in the English language are ‘made’ with the help of root words ‘fac’, ‘fic’, and ‘fact’. But do you know the fun part? These root words also mean “to make” or “to do” something. The source of these roots is facere and its form factus, which fundamentally are Latin in their origin.

Let us understand how words are ‘made’ with some of the most significant roots in the English language through some examples.Enhancing English Vocabulary With Root Words

A factory is a place where something is ‘made.’ Manufacture means to ‘make’ something on a large scale using machinery. Read more

Pull your weight for the root ‘Tract’

Aren’t we all familiar with that plastic semicircle called ‘Protractor’ while we study geometry or that very powerful vehicle for farming called ‘Tractor’? Have you ever wondered where from these commonly used terms come?

best ways to improve English vocabulary from root words

You will be amazed to know that both the words have their root back to the Latin verb trahere or ‘tract’, which means pull or drag. Infact, majority of our English words have actually been borrowed from Latin. Therefore, learning these root words becomes one of the best ways to improve English vocabulary.
Read more