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Prefixes and Suffixes: Using tele- and -phone to Form New Words

In this worksheet, students practise forming new words using the prefix tele- and the suffix -phone.

'Prefixes and Suffixes: Using tele- and -phone to Form New Words' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   English

Curriculum subtopic:   Spelling: Prefixes & Suffixes

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Prefixes are letters added to the beginning of words to form new words. The prefix tele, which comes from the Greek word for 'at a distance' is found in many words.

telephone

television

 

Suffixes are letters added to the end of words to form new words. The suffix phone comes from the Greek word for 'sound'.

telephone

microphone

 

 

When you learn the meanings of word roots, it enables you to understand the meaning of other words.

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