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 […]
About S. R. Kaura MD
Dr. Kaura knew from an early age that he would dedicate his life to helping people. He loves his medical practice, the company of his family immensely and is a leader in his community. Dr. Kaura has authored multiple books, receiving awards and many accolades. He is also the president of Vocab Tunes.
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Interpreting and comprehending different words in the English vocabulary are prime qualities of a good reader. However, for the little minds of your children to possess these assets seem quite difficult. For, they may not have learnt all of them. Still, why take the joy of reading away from them? A child’s memory power being […]
One of the prime concerns of every parent lies in inculcating an adequate learning ability in their little ones. To help you deal with this challenge of building your kids’ word bank, Vocab Tunes, an online learning platform, has come up with an exclusive product for 3-5 grade kids. It consists of a workbook of […]
‘Dictionary’, ‘tractor ‘and ‘captain’ — can you trace the origin of these three words? To your surprise, all these three words have come from the Latin language. While Latin root ‘DICT’ and its variant ‘DIC’, which means ‘say’ or ‘declare’ makes the word ‘DICtionary’, root word ‘CAP’ meaning take and receive forms the word ‘CAPtain’. […]
As Steven Stahl puts it, “Vocabulary knowledge is knowledge; the knowledge of a word not only implies a definition, but also implies how that word fits into the world,” those working with young minds need to foster their development of a large “word bank” that can be carried beyond the classroom walls. Here are 5 […]