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Changing verbs to nouns*

Objective

To transform words, eg changing tenses: ed, ing; negation: un, im, il; making comparatives; er, est, ish; changing verbs to nouns, eg ion, ism, ology: nouns to verbs; ise, ify, en

 

We can change verbs to nouns by adding the suffixes; 'tion', 'ism', 'ness', 'ist', or 'ity'. See how many you can do.

 

  1.      If you are responsible, you show  
 
  2.      When you are happy, you are full of  
 
  3.      At school you are educated, you receive an  
 
  4.      Someone's hair is styled by a hair  
 
  5.      When something is reduced in price, it is a price  
 
  6.      If you tour a country, you are a  
 
  7.      When you do something foolish, you are showing  
 
  8.      You need to attend during lessons, you should be paying  
 
  9.      When you study magnets and their properties, you are studying  
 
10.      If you are kind to someone, you are showing  
 
When you have finished, click on the 'finished' button to check your answers.
 
  

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* Extension activity - see how many more words you can find with these suffixes.   Use a dictionary to help you.  Write down a sentence containing each of the words to show that you understand the meaning.

 


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