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Book III Unit 2 Introduction Nunc/Nounc Voc/Vok Fa Dic/Dict Presented by Mrs. Tolin and Mrs. Smith English 9 CP, Nordonia High School Prestwick House Vocabulary.

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1 Book III Unit 2 Introduction Nunc/Nounc Voc/Vok Fa Dic/Dict Presented by Mrs. Tolin and Mrs. Smith English 9 CP, Nordonia High School Prestwick House Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots: A Study of Word families

2 Context Clues + knowledge of prefixes, ROOTS & suffixes + the way the word is being used in the sentence (its part of speech)= WORD MEANING & UNDERSTANDING DING! DING! DING! YES! OWN THE WORD!

3 LATIN ROOT: NUNC/NOUNC (nuntiare, nuntiatum) Latin, meaning “to announce”

4 ENUNCIATE Example: “The spelling bee contestant was asked to enunciate so that the judges could understand what he was saying.”

5 ENUNCIATE out of to announce (makes the word into a verb)

6 ENUNCIATE (e nun´se at) Verb Definition : To announce in a way that the words are clearly pronounced

7 ENUNCIATE Example: “The spelling bee contestant was asked to enunciate so that the judges could understand what he was saying.”

8 Your Turn... Use a dictionary to list other words with the same Latin root words (nunc/nounc). Apply your new knowledge of the meaning of the root words nunc/nounc to help determine the meaning of those words.

9 Reinforcement/ Practice Slides

10 Pronouncement EXAMPLE: “Betty’s pronouncement that the party was a disaster drew agreement from the whole group.”

11 Pronouncement forth/forward to announce (makes the word a noun)

12 Pronouncement EXAMPLE: “Betty’s pronouncement that the party was a disaster drew agreement from the whole group.”

13 PRONOUNCEMENT (pre nowns´ment) Part of Speech : Noun Definition: To announce an opinion; judgment

14 Book III Unit 2 Introduction Nunc/Nounc Voc/Vok Fa Dic/Dict Presented by Mrs. Tolin and Mrs. Smith English 9 CP, Nordonia High School Prestwick House Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots: A Study of Word families

15 Context Clues + knowledge of prefixes, ROOTS & suffixes + the way the word is being used in the sentence (its part of speech)= WORD MEANING & UNDERSTANDING DING! DING! DING! YES! OWN THE WORD!

16 LATIN ROOT: FA (for, fari) Latin, meaning “to speak”

17 INEFFABLE Example: “Many religious writers speak of the ineffable wisdom of the divine being.”

18 notout of INEFFABLE (“able” makes the word into an adjective) to speak

19 INEFFABLE Example: “Many religious writers speak of the ineffable wisdom of the divine being.”

20 INEFFABLE (in ef´e bel) Adjective Definition: Unutterable, unable to describe when speaking of

21 Reinforcement/ Practice Slides

22 AFFABLE EXAMPLE : Mr. Wright is an affable fellow who gets along well with the students.”

23 AFFABLE (“able” makes the word into an adjective) to speak towards

24 AFFABLE (af´e bel) Adjective Definition: Easy to speak with; friendly

25 AFFABLE EXAMPLE : Mr. Wright is an affable fellow who gets along well with the students.”

26 Book III Unit 2 Introduction Nunc/Nounc Voc/Vok Fa Dic/Dict Presented by Mrs. Tolin and Mrs. Smith English 9 CP, Nordonia High School Prestwick House Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots: A Study of Word families

27 Context Clues + knowledge of prefixes, ROOTS & suffixes + the way the word is being used in the sentence (its part of speech)= WORD MEANING & UNDERSTANDING DING! DING! DING! YES! OWN THE WORD!

28 LATIN ROOT: VOC/VOK (vocare, vocatus) Latin, meaning “to call”

29 INVOKE Example: “Amy invoked the First Amendment when Bill tried to silence her.”

30 on INVOKE to call

31 INVOKE (in vōk΄) verb Definition: to call on for support

32 INVOKE Example: “Amy invoked the First Amendment when Bill tried to silence her.”

33 Reinforcement/ Practice Slides

34 PROVOCATIVE EXAMPLE : “The film’s provocative ending had people talking for months”

35 PROVOCATIVE (“ive” makes the word an adj.) to call Forth/ forward

36 PROVOCATIVE Adjective Definition: to call forth attention and excitement; causing a disturbance.

37 PROVOCATIVE EXAMPLE : “The film’s provocative ending had people talking for months”

38 Book III Unit 2 Introduction Nunc/Nounc Voc/Vok Fa Dic/Dict Presented by Mrs. Tolin and Mrs. Smith English 9 CP, Nordonia High School Prestwick House Vocabulary from Latin and Greek Roots: A Study of Word families

39 Context Clues + knowledge of prefixes, ROOTS & suffixes + the way the word is being used in the sentence (its part of speech)= WORD MEANING & UNDERSTANDING DING! DING! DING! YES! OWN THE WORD!

40 LATIN ROOT: DIC/DICT (dicere, dictum) Latin, meaning “to say, to tell”

41 EDICT Example: “The palace issued an edict forbidding the rebel prince from entering the country.”

42 out of EDICT to speak out (officially)

43 EDICT noun Definition: an official order to be told

44 EDICT Example: “The palace issued an edict forbidding the rebel prince from entering the country.”

45 Reinforcement/ Practice Slides

46 INDICT EXAMPLE : “The jury indicted Richard on seven counts of burglary.”

47 INDICT to say/to speak against

48 INDICT verb Definition: to speak against; charge with a crime; accuse

49 INDICT EXAMPLE : “The jury indicted Richard on seven counts of burglary.”


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