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Find the meanings of the following words in your dictionary. Note the spelling .

  • bankrupt
  • confectionery
  • excitement
  • sculptor
  • immediately

Activity 2:


[lo 6.8, 6.9]

  • Prefixes and suffixes are word-parts which are added to words. A prefix is added at the beginning of a word. It changes the meaning or makes a new word. If you use these word-parts correctly, you can extend your vocabulary and improve your spelling.
  • Some useful prefixes are –
un (not): unhappy, unfriendly Un_______________________________
tele (afar) : television, telescope Tele______________________________
ex (out) : export, exhale Ex______________________________
trans (across): transplant, translate Trans _______________________________
inter (between): interval, intercept Inter_______________________________
dis (not): disappear, disobedient Dis_____________________________
pre (before): preface, predict Pre_____________________________
anti (against) : antidote, anti-nuclear Anti_________________________________
sub (under) : submarine, subway Sub________________________________

The prefix bi - means two. The answers to the clues below all start with bi- . e.g. a vehicle with two wheels is a bi__________________

Answer: bicycle

1. If you can speak two languages fluently, you are bi______________

2. An instrument with two lenses (one for each eye), used to view distant objects is called bi____________________

3. A two -footed animal is a bi_________________________

4. A vehicle with two wheels is a bi____________________

What is the meaning of the prefix “bi”?

Fill in the meanings of the following prefixes. Do not write numerals!

Prefix Meaning Own example

Activity 3:

What is . . . slang?

[lo 3.3.1, 4.2]

Slang is informal language which is often used by a particular group, e.g. school children. Slang expressions, like fashions, come and go. Many drop out of use completely, e.g. my “china” (pal).

How many slang words can you think up for:

  • money
  • a good-looking girl
  • a good-looking boy
  • food

Activity 4: writing skills

To express what you know, think and feel is a skill which is precious.

[lo 4.4]

  • People who write well are word-artists. It is an art to express your experiences, thoughts and feelings in words, on paper, so that your readers are touched and moved by what you say. Good writing takes time and effort. We experience the world around us through our senses. What we smell, see, hear, touch and taste. these all awaken responses which are very personal.
  • You will need to wonder about words; to weigh them for meaning, flavour and colour in order to describe what and how you see and what and how you feel about the world around you.
  • Spend time thinking before you start writing.
  • Be content to write a thought down in many ways until you find the “proper words in the proper order in the proper place.”
  • Your thoughts are worth it! They deserve your very best attention.
  • Never forget that what you write will be read and enjoyed by others!

Read the following stanza from the poem:

I Remember ...

And that is almost all I can remember.

The house, the mountain, the grey cat on her knee,

Questions & Answers

find the 15th term of the geometric sequince whose first is 18 and last term of 387
Jerwin Reply
The given of f(x=x-2. then what is the value of this f(3) 5f(x+1)
virgelyn Reply
hmm well what is the answer
how do they get the third part x = (32)5/4
kinnecy Reply
can someone help me with some logarithmic and exponential equations.
Jeffrey Reply
sure. what is your question?
okay, so you have 6 raised to the power of 2. what is that part of your answer
I don't understand what the A with approx sign and the boxed x mean
it think it's written 20/(X-6)^2 so it's 20 divided by X-6 squared
I'm not sure why it wrote it the other way
I got X =-6
ok. so take the square root of both sides, now you have plus or minus the square root of 20= x-6
oops. ignore that.
so you not have an equal sign anywhere in the original equation?
is it a question of log
Commplementary angles
Idrissa Reply
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what is a good calculator for all algebra; would a Casio fx 260 work with all algebra equations? please name the cheapest, thanks.
Kevin Reply
a perfect square v²+2v+_
Dearan Reply
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Abdirahman Reply
algebra 2 Inequalities:If equation 2 = 0 it is an open set?
Kim Reply
or infinite solutions?
The answer is neither. The function, 2 = 0 cannot exist. Hence, the function is undefined.
Embra Reply
if |A| not equal to 0 and order of A is n prove that adj (adj A = |A|
Nancy Reply
rolling four fair dice and getting an even number an all four dice
ramon Reply
Kristine 2*2*2=8
Bridget Reply
Differences Between Laspeyres and Paasche Indices
Emedobi Reply
No. 7x -4y is simplified from 4x + (3y + 3x) -7y
Mary Reply
how do you translate this in Algebraic Expressions
linda Reply
Need to simplify the expresin. 3/7 (x+y)-1/7 (x-1)=
Crystal Reply
. After 3 months on a diet, Lisa had lost 12% of her original weight. She lost 21 pounds. What was Lisa's original weight?
Chris Reply
what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
Damian Reply
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
many many of nanotubes
what is the k.e before it land
what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
I'm interested in nanotube
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
what is nano technology
Sravani Reply
what is system testing?
preparation of nanomaterial
Victor Reply
Yes, Nanotechnology has a very fast field of applications and their is always something new to do with it...
Himanshu Reply
good afternoon madam
what is system testing
what is the application of nanotechnology?
In this morden time nanotechnology used in many field . 1-Electronics-manufacturad IC ,RAM,MRAM,solar panel etc 2-Helth and Medical-Nanomedicine,Drug Dilivery for cancer treatment etc 3- Atomobile -MEMS, Coating on car etc. and may other field for details you can check at Google
anybody can imagine what will be happen after 100 years from now in nano tech world
after 100 year this will be not nanotechnology maybe this technology name will be change . maybe aftet 100 year . we work on electron lable practically about its properties and behaviour by the different instruments
name doesn't matter , whatever it will be change... I'm taking about effect on circumstances of the microscopic world
how hard could it be to apply nanotechnology against viral infections such HIV or Ebola?
silver nanoparticles could handle the job?
not now but maybe in future only AgNP maybe any other nanomaterials
I'm interested in Nanotube
this technology will not going on for the long time , so I'm thinking about femtotechnology 10^-15
can nanotechnology change the direction of the face of the world
Prasenjit Reply
At high concentrations (>0.01 M), the relation between absorptivity coefficient and absorbance is no longer linear. This is due to the electrostatic interactions between the quantum dots in close proximity. If the concentration of the solution is high, another effect that is seen is the scattering of light from the large number of quantum dots. This assumption only works at low concentrations of the analyte. Presence of stray light.
Ali Reply
the Beer law works very well for dilute solutions but fails for very high concentrations. why?
bamidele Reply
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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