ProDUCE a ‘Duke’ or ‘Duchess’ of Word Roots

Convincing a child to learn root words is not a cup of tea. As parents, you have to look for fun and interesting ideas to encourage them to learn. To help you overcome this challenge, Vocab Tunes — an online learning platform — has come up with a unique vocabulary-building program. This differential learning program will help you educate your little ones through music and dance.

You can also witness a tremendous growth in your tots’ English vocabulary by making them listen to its 21 root-based songs.ProDUCE a ‘Duke’ or ‘Duchess’ of Word Roots

One of its songs ‘Show The Way’ is perfect to introduce the budding brains to Latin rootsDuce’, ‘Duc’, and ‘Duct’. The song can help them become more productive in discovering the meanings of words formed with these roots.

Highly useful in the English language, these roots mean ‘to lead’. Knowing the meaning of roots will surely help children to develop their tenacity to find out creative words related to it. Read more

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