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the LE pattern

the LE pattern

Over the last several weeks, #phonologicalfriday has been focusing on syllables. This is the final post in a 7 part series on syllable types written by Massey University’s Dr. Tom Nicholson. He has previously written on closed syllables, open...
#morphememonday: November 25, 2019

#morphememonday: November 25, 2019

Happy #morphememonday! Origin: Greek Definition: self Examples: automotive, automation, autonomic, authentic, autoinfection + + + = autobiography + + = autoarchy + = autoclave + = autograph + = automat Technically speaking, is considered to be a Greek combining form...
Vowel Teams

Vowel Teams

Over the last several weeks, #phonologicalfriday has been focusing on syllables. This is the sixth post in a 7 part series on syllable types written by Massey University’s Dr. Tom Nicholson. He has previously written on closed syllables, open...

#morphememonday: November 18, 2019.

Happy #morphememonday! The three morphemes featured this week are all ones that younger students can have fun learning. Origin: Latin Definition: over, above, besides, exceedingly Examples: superstructure, superficial, superstition, superhuman, superlative + =...
r-affected vowel pattern

r-affected vowel pattern

Happy #phonologicalfriday everyone!   Over the last few weeks, #phonologicalfriday has been focusing on syllables. This is the fifth post in a 7 part series on syllable types written by Massey University’s Dr. Tom Nicholson. He has previously written on closed...

#morphememonday: November 11, 2019

  Today it’s #morphememonday but more importantly, November 11th is a day to remember all those men and women wounded by war and those who made the ultimate sacrifice and gave up their lives. Any war is a traumatizing experience for those affected by it and there will...
Vowel Consonant e Syllable

Vowel Consonant e Syllable

Happy #phonologicalfriday everyone!   Over the last few weeks, #phonologicalfriday has been focusing on syllables. This is the fourth post in a 7 part series on syllable types written by Massey University’s Dr. Tom Nicholson. He has previously written on closed...
#morphememonday: November 4, 2019

#morphememonday: November 4, 2019

Happy #morphememonday everyone! Can you believe that now it is November, #morphememondays has existed for 4 months and this is the 18th post. In those 18 posts, we have covered 51 morphemes!   I hope you are enjoying this journey as much as I am; so without further...
Open Syllable Lesson Plan

Open Syllable Lesson Plan

Happy #phonologicalfriday everyone!   This is the third post contributed to #phonologicalfriday by Dr. Tom Nicholson in a 7 part series on syllable types.  Last week he provided us with a lesson on closed syllables and this week he will provide us with a lesson for...