Word Roots (MC subscription)

Learning about the roots of the English language offers a key to understanding novel words and enriching vocabulary. The downloads below explore Latin and Greek roots that feature frequently in English.

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Latin roots

🍬 ben/bon (well/good)πŸŽͺ circ (about/around)β›“ col/com/con (with)πŸ™‚πŸ™contr (against/opposite)
πŸ“– dict (speak/say)🀡🏾🎢duc_(lead/take/bring)🚒 fer (carry/bring/bear)πŸ†πŸƒπŸΎβ€β™€οΈfin (end)
πŸ’ͺ🏽 flex/flect (bend)πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€βœˆοΈform (shape, appearance)πŸš† inter (between)πŸš‚ loc (place)
πŸ€’ mal (bad)🏹 miss/mit (send)😭 mob/mot/mov (move)πŸšΆπŸΎβ€β™‚οΈ ped/pod (feet)
🀴🏿reg/rect (rule)✍🏼 scrib/script (write)πŸ”Š son (sound)πŸš‡ sub (under/below)
πŸ‘†πŸ½super (above/over)πŸ¦„ uni (one)πŸ€Όβ€β™‚οΈ vers/vert (turn)πŸ‘€ vid/vis (see)
🍊 vit/viv (life)

Greek roots

πŸ‘ΈπŸ» arch (rule)🐸 bio (life)⏰ chron (time)
✍🏼 gram/graph (write)🦟 para (beside, contrary to)πŸšΆπŸΎβ€β™‚οΈ ped/pod (feet)
πŸ‘―β€β™€οΈ sym/syn (together)πŸ”­tele (from a distance)

Roots by theme

🎺 musicπŸ“– electricityπŸš‚ geography πŸ›’ in the supermarket
🎨 colours⚽️ footballπŸŽ„ChristmasπŸŽƒ Halloween