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2 Discuss with your students what each set o f examples might have in common, and how this knowledge might help you to understand the meaning o f the prefix. Write some possible meanings in Column C. 3 Introduce the idea o f experimenting with word-building. Tell students to look at the words beginning with the prefix pre-. Ask them to substitute the prefix pre- with sub- to create new words. Use class ideas to write some examples on the board, along with their definition. Read out with the class the words and their definition, for example: subview - the view you have when lying on the floor superoperate - working with someone by acting as their boss 4 Divide your class into groups o f two or three.
The activities invite the students to describe their feelings about favourite objects, friends and family, places, and pictures. They do this by mixing and combining words in unusual ways, by making ideas so visible we can see them, by making inanimate things seem to breathe, and by making descriptions leap out like the colour red. 1 Similes about language learning: Words like sea shells Level Lower-intermediate to advanced Tim e 25 minutes A im s To give students an opportunity to describe language learning.
Both adults and children enjoy being in control o f the language, recognizing how it is built, and how individuals bring meaning to it. 1 Word invention poems: beginnings of words: Su b view - the view from the floor Level Lower-intermediate to advanced Tim e 25 minutes A im s To explore the meanings and uses of prefixes. Preparation 1 Choose the prefixes which your students will know from column A and write these on the board or on a classroom poster. Columns B and C are completed for your information, but you w ill build up these examples during the lesson, with your class, so these columns should be left blank.