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1 BUILDING VOCABULARY SKILLS Fourth Edition Sherrie L. Nist © 2010 Townsend Press

2 Unit Two: Chapter 12 anti- -less bi- phon en-, em- post- graph, gram spect inter-sub-

3 Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. 1 anti- The word part anti- means A. for. B. against. C. two. TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT Antifreeze prevents the water in a car radiator from freezing. Many students in the 1960s who disapproved of the United States involvement in the Vietnam War took part in antiwar marches.

4 Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. 1 anti- The word part anti- means A. for. B. against. C. two. TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT Antifreeze protects the water in the radiator against freezing. Students who disapproved of the war would march against the war. Antifreeze prevents the water in a car radiator from freezing. Many students in the 1960s who disapproved of the United States involvement in the Vietnam War took part in antiwar marches. Antiperspirant protects against perspiration.

5 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT 2 bi- The word part bi- means A. two. B. look. C. speech. Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. In addition to the expected pair of wheels, a bicycle built for two also has two seats. You can have only one wife at a time. Judge Graves told the bigamist, not two at once.

6 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT 2 bi- The word part bi- means A. two. B. look. C. speech. Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. A bicycle has two wheels. The words pair of wheels are a clue. The bigamist has two wives at one time. In addition to the expected pair of wheels, a bicycle built for two also has two seats. You can have only one wife at a time. Judge Graves told the bigamist, not two at once. A bicycle has two wheels

7 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT 3 en-, em- On the bosss door were two signs: Enter and Exit. A brief kiss, a quick embrace, and she was goneleaving me wondering if I had really held her in my arms. The word part en- or em- means A. sound. B. below. C. in, into. Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words.

8 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT 3 en-, em- On the bosss door were two signs: Enter and Exit. A brief kiss, a quick embrace, and she was goneleaving me wondering if I had really held her in my arms. The word part en- or em- means A. sound. B. below. C. in, into. Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. Enter means to go into or come into. In the second item, the words in my arms are a clue. An entrance is a place to go in.

9 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT My little sister practices her handwriting so that if she becomes famous, her autograph will look good. The diagram in my biology book shows that, strange as it may seem, an earthworm has two hearts. 4 graph, gram The word part graph or gram means A. under. B. something written or drawn. C. three. Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words.

10 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT My little sister practices her handwriting so that if she becomes famous, her autograph will look good. The diagram in my biology book shows that, strange as it may seem, an earthworm has two hearts. 4 graph, gram The word part graph or gram means A. under. B. something written or drawn. C. three. Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. An autograph is a persons written name. The word handwriting is a clue. A diagram is a drawing.

11 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT The word part inter- means A. something written. B. between. C. under. 5 inter- Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. When my brother tries to speak while chewing gum, its impossible to understand him without an interpreter. Driving cross-country along the interstate highway was great, said Telly. I got to eat in about twenty different states!

12 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT The word part inter- means A. something written. B. between. C. under. 5 inter- Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. An interpreter translates from one language to another (between two languages). An interstate highway runs between states. When my brother tries to speak while chewing gum, its impossible to understand him without an interpreter. Driving cross-country along the interstate highway was great, said Telly. I got to eat in about twenty different states!

13 The word part -less means A. without. B. with. C. look. The mayor spoke sadly about the homeless, but he did nothing to build low-income housing. The Smiths marriage was loveless. They stayed together for the sake of their children, but the constant tension in their house was difficult for everyone to bear. 6 -less Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT

14 The word part -less means A. without. B. with. C. look. The mayor spoke sadly about the homeless, but he did nothing to build low-income housing. The Smiths marriage was loveless. They stayed together for the sake of their children, but the constant tension in their house was difficult for everyone to bear. 6 -less Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT The homeless are people without homes. If the Smiths stayed together only for the sake of their children and if there was constant tension, their marriage must have been without love.

15 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT The word part phon means A. under. B. sound. C. watch. Alexander Graham Bell invented not only the telephone but also a kite that could carry a person. Whenever Wayne played the saxophone, dogs howled, cats screamed, and lovebirds got divorced. 7 phon Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words.

16 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT The word part phon means A. under. B. sound. C. watch. Alexander Graham Bell invented not only the telephone but also a kite that could carry a person. Whenever Wayne played the saxophone, dogs howled, cats screamed, and lovebirds got divorced. 7 phon Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. The telephone carries sound. When a person plays a saxophone, the instrument makes sound (but in this case that sound must not be very pleasant).

17 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT The word part post- means A. half. B. speech. C. after. Why are baseball games postponed because of a light rain, but football games not called off even if it rains heavily? My playful sister included a postscript after her letter that said, P.S. I dont have anything else to say. 8 post- Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words.

18 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT The word part post- means A. half. B. speech. C. after. Why are baseball games postponed because of a light rain, but football games not called off even if it rains heavily? My playful sister included a postscript after her letter that said, P.S. I dont have anything else to say. 8 post- Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. Baseball games are put off until sometime later (after). If the sister has nothing more to say, she would add this note after she has written the rest of the letter. The word after tells you the meaning.

19 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT The word part spect means A. hear. B. look. C. not. Detective Blake amazed everyone by inspecting the tuna casserole the thief was baking and then fishing the stolen jewels out with a fork. Spectators at a tennis match tend to watch the ball, not the players. 9 spect Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words.

20 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT Detective Blake amazed everyone by inspecting the tuna casserole the thief was baking and then fishing the stolen jewels out with a fork. Spectators at a tennis match tend to watch the ball, not the players. 9 spect Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. To inspect something is to look at it carefully. Spectators look at a sporting even. The word watch is a clue. The word part spect means A. hear. B. look. C. not.

21 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT The word part sub- means A. under. B. new. C. over. 10 sub- Some people wont travel by subway because they fear being trapped underground. On the submarine ride at Disneyland, passengers can see models of such underwater life as seahorses and sharks. Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words.

22 TEN WORD PARTS IN CONTEXT The word part sub- means A. under. B. new. C. over. 10 sub- Some people wont travel by subway because they fear being trapped underground. On the submarine ride at Disneyland, passengers can see models of such underwater life as seahorses and sharks. Choose the meaning of the word part based on the boldfaced words. Subways travel underground. Submarines travel underwater.

23 Matching Words with Definitions 1.Post6. bi- 2. -graph, -gram7. inter- 3.Anti8.Spect 4. en-, em-9. -less 5. sub-10.Phon

24 SENTENCE CHECK 1 2.The French have trouble with English (... etics) ___, especially the sound of er, as in anger and later. 1.Out on the ocean, sunsets can be (... acular) ___ displays of color really worth seeing. A. anti-B. bi-C. en-, em-D. graph, gramE. inter- F. -lessG. phonH. post-I. spectJ. sub- Complete each italicized word with the correct word part from the box.

25 SENTENCE CHECK 1 2.The French have trouble with English _____________, especially the sound of er, as in anger and later. 1.Out on the ocean, sunsets can be _____________ displays of color really worth seeing. A. anti-B. bi-C. en-, em-D. graph, gramE. inter- F. -lessG. phonH. post-I. spectJ. sub- Complete each italicized word with the correct word part from the box. One looks at sunsets. The word seeing is a clue. The French have trouble saying certain sounds in English. spectacular phonetics

26 4.You can keep brown sugar moist by (... closing) ___ it in a container with a piece or two of apple. SENTENCE CHECK 1 5.In her (autobio... y) ___, The Story of My Life, Helen Keller tells how she was able to learn despite her blindness and deafness. 3.We (... rupt) ___ this program to bring you a special news bulletin, the announcer said. A. anti-B. bi-C. en-, em-D. graph, gramE. inter- F. -lessG. phonH. post-I. spectJ. sub- Complete each italicized word with the correct word part from the box.

27 4.You can keep brown sugar moist by ______________ it in a container with a piece or two of apple. SENTENCE CHECK 1 5.In her ________________, The Story of My Life, Helen Keller tells how she was able to learn despite her blindness and deafness. 3.We ____________ this program to bring you a special news bulletin, the announcer said. A. anti-B. bi-C. en-, em-D. graph, gramE. inter- F. -lessG. phonH. post-I. spectJ. sub- Complete each italicized word with the correct word part from the box. interrupt enclosing autobiography The special news bulletin is coming between the listeners and the program they are listening to. An autobiography is the written story of the writers life. You can close the brown sugar in a can with the pieces of apple.

28 SENTENCE CHECK 1 6.Clark was (... social) ___ in high school, but he became very outgoing in college. 7.Bird watchers prefer rubber-coated (... noculars) ___ because if they hit trees or equipment, they dont make a noise that scares birds away. A. anti-B. bi-C. en-, em-D. graph, gramE. inter- F. -lessG. phonH. post-I. spectJ. sub- Complete each italicized word with the correct word part from the box.

29 SENTENCE CHECK 1 6.Clark was _____________ in high school, but he became very outgoing in college. 7.Bird watchers prefer rubber-coated _____________ because if they hit trees or equipment, they dont make a noise that scares birds away. A. anti-B. bi-C. en-, em-D. graph, gramE. inter- F. -lessG. phonH. post-I. spectJ. sub- Complete each italicized word with the correct word part from the box. antisocial binoculars The fact that Clark was outgoing in college is contrasted with the fact that he was against socializing in high school. Binoculars have two separate sets of lensesone for each eye.

30 9.Prenatal care for birds means sitting on the eggs. (... natal) ___ care involves almost constant feeding during the day. 10.When we saw what appeared to be a floating log (... merge) ___ and then slide under the water toward our canoe, we knew two things: one, it wasnt a log; two, it wanted to eat us. 8.A (cord... ) ___ phone allows a parent to talk to a caller while following a wandering child around the house. SENTENCE CHECK 1 A. anti-B. bi-C. en-, em-D. graph, gramE. inter- F. -lessG. phonH. post-I. spectJ. sub- Complete each italicized word with the correct word part from the box.

31 9.Prenatal care for birds means sitting on the eggs. ________ care involves almost constant feeding during the day. 10.When we saw what appeared to be a floating log _________ and then slide under the water toward our canoe, we knew two things: one, it wasnt a log; two, it wanted to eat us. 8.A _____________ phone allows a parent to talk to a caller while following a wandering child around the house. SENTENCE CHECK 1 A. anti-B. bi-C. en-, em-D. graph, gramE. inter- F. -lessG. phonH. post-I. spectJ. sub- Complete each italicized word with the correct word part from the box. cordless Postnatal submerge A phone without a cord allows the parent to move around the house. After the eggs have hatched, birds must constantly feed their young. The word under is a clue.

32 Sentence Check 2 Answers 1.Antiperspirant6.Inspected 2.Odorless7.Interfered 3.Employee8.Subbasement 4.Microphone9.Biweekly 5. Telegram10. Postdate


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