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SPELLING UNIT 26

NEW WORDS

invention  volume  machinery  laundry
acceptance  provided  equally  guarantee
furious  additional  household  ideal
opposition  engage  reduce  benefit
annual  amusement  domestic  confident

EXERCISES

  1. Find these words in the dictionary and write them in syllables: laundry, machinery, acceptance, and opposition. Write the whole words.

  2. Find and write the meaning of domestic. Use domestic in a sentence.

  3. One New Word is a compound word. Write it.

  4. Write the New Words that added al, ion, ment, or ance without any change. Write also the root words.

  5. Write equal and equally. Now write annual, furious, ideal, and confident. Add ly to these four words.

  6. In your dictionary find and write at least two different meanings for volume. Write sentences illustrating two meanings.

  7. Write provided. What rule was followed in adding ed? Now write guarantee, reduce, and engage. Use the same rule for adding ed to each word.

  8. How many syllables has benefit? Write benefit. Write its plural form.

  9. Write engage. Without making any other change, add ment to form a new word.

  10. Write four New Words having four syllables each.

SPELLING UNIT 27

NEW WORDS

thorough  succeeded  delivered  definite
capable  industrious  urgent  conclusion
naturally  youth  examine  advance
unusual  original  arrangement  satisfaction
energy  appointment  experiment  inventor

EXERCISES

  1. Write one New Word of one syllable and three New Words of two syllables.

  2. Write these words in a list: succeeded, naturally, appointment, arrangement, inventor, delivered.
    Beside each word write first its suffix and next the root word.

  3. Find and write two words ending in ion.

  4. Write the New Word beginning with the prefix un.

  5. Write these words in syllables: capable, original, definite, industrious. Write the whole words.

  6. Write energy in syllables. Write the whole word.

  7. Two new words begin with ex. Write them.

  8. Write inventor and youth. Write the possessive form of each word.

  9. Each of these words may be changed to an adverb by adding ly: thorough, unusual, definite, urgent. Write the adverbs.

  10. Write the New Words containing double letters.

SPELLING UNIT 28

NEW WORDS

operation  connection  instrument  renew
spoken  assistant  patent  communicate
delicate  earnest  realize  communication
similar  magic  ambition  commercial
human  excitement  comment  necessity

EXERCISES

  1. Write the New Word that is the antonym of written.

  2. Write the New Words that mean (1) serious and intense; (2) alike; and (3) tender or fragile.

  3. Write communicate and communication. Underline the parts of the words that are the same.

  4. Write the three New Words that end in ment. What does each mean?

  5. Write the New Words in which you see these little words: connect, new, assist.

  6. Find the New Word ending in c. Write it.

  7. Write these words in syllables: necessity, commercial, realize, ambition. Write the whole words.

  8. What does patent mean? Write a sentence using the word patent.

  9. The plural of human is formed by adding s. Write the singular and plural forms.

  10. Write two meanings for the word operation.

SPELLING UNIT 29

NEW WORDS

electricity

 nonsense

 disappointment

 dispatch

difficulties

 struggle

 telegraph

 basis

experience

 laboratory

 skillful

 reputation

wisdom

 equipment

 reliable

 electrical

discourage

 promptly

 telegram

 genius

EXERCISES

  1. Write telegraph and telegram. The first part of these words comes from the Greek word
    meaning "far" or "far off". Write another familiar word beginning with tele.

  2. Write the New Words that are the antonyms of encourage and awkward.

  3. Write the two New Words containing the word electric.

  4. Find the meanings of these words: dispatch, basis, promptly. Write the words and the meanings.

  5. Write these words in syllables: laboratory, difficulties, reliable, disappointment, experience, reputation. Write the whole words.

  6. Write the New Word containing gg.

  7. Make sure that you know the meanings of genius, nonsense, and wisdom. Write a sentence using each word.

  8. Write two words in which ment was added to a word without changing its form in any other way.

  9. The letter g has a hard sound as in girl and a soft sound as in gem. Write two New Words containing the soft g sound and three New Words containing the hard g sound.

SPELLING UNIT 30

NEW WORDS

practical

 construction

 proceed

 improvement

vision

 acquaintance

 actual

 commerce

ability

 scarcely

 threatened

 instance

submarine

 venture

 deserve

 sacrifice

carpenter

 remarkable

 credit

 represent

EXERCISES

  1. Among your New Words find those that contain these words: threat, improve, remark,
    acquaint, construct, scarce. Write the New Words.

  2. Each of these words is singular: submarine, venture, carpenter. Write these words and
    also the plural form of each.

  3. Write sacrifice in syllables. Write the whole word.

  4. Write the meanings of vision, actual, credit, and instance. Write the words.

  5. Write ability in syllables. Write the word and its plural form.

  6. The words proceed and precede are sometimes confused. Write the meanings of each.
    Write a sentence using proceed.

  7. Write deserve and represent. Make new words by adding the suffixes ed and ing to each word.

  8. How many syllables has practical? Write it.

  9. What does commerce mean? Write commerce. Use it in a sentence.