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Week 13 -tion

Learning intention:

1. To revise prefixes, which are one or more syllables added at the beginning of a word to change or add meaning.


      post- ( after/behind).               mega- (great)

      cent(i)- (hundred),                    micro- ( small)     

      milli- (thousand)                      auto- (self)

      super- (above/beyond).          multi- ( many/ more than one)


Discuss how the prefix modifies the meaning.


2. To understand the -tion spelling of /shun/ in words like station and relation.

3. To know that ti is making the sh sound and that o has lost its pure sound and has become a schwa.

4. To understand that the suffix - tion is often added to verbs to make nouns.The meaning of these new words is often the result of what the verb does

Eg Infection is the result of being infected

     Production is the result when something is produced.