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Suffixes 02
Suffixes often change the function of a word. Adding "ers" changes "garden" to "gardeners".

Suffixes 02

Suffixes usually change the function of a word within a sentence, e.g. 'appear' is a verb but 'appearance' is a noun. You will come across plenty of suffixes in your English lessons.

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1.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Kind.......
.......ful
.......hood
.......ness
.......ship
'Kindness' is a noun. 'Kind' can be noun or adjective
2.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Blame.......
.......hood
.......ible
.......less
.......ment
3.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Depend.......
.......ence
.......ful
.......ly
.......ship
'Dependence' is a noun but 'depend' is a verb
4.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Garden.......
.......ence
.......er
.......ment
.......ship
'Gardener' remains a noun like its base word 'garden'
5.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
King.......
.......age
.......dom
.......ence
.......ment
'Kingdom' remains a noun like its base word 'king'
6.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Grate.......
.......ful
.......ly
.......ment
.......ship
'Grateful' adjective; add second suffix: 'gratefully' adverb
7.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Wonder.......
.......age
.......ence
.......ful
.......ship
'Wonderful' is an adjective; 'wonder' is a noun
8.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Occur.......
.......ant
.......rence
.......ment
.......ship
'Occurrence' is a noun but 'occur' is a verb
9.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Reflect.......
.......age
.......ence
.......ment
.......or
'Reflector' is a noun but 'reflect' is a verb
10.
Choose the correct suffix for the following word.
Doubt.......
.......age
.......dom
.......ful
.......ment
Author:  Sue Daish

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