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Lesson 2 (Hearing) Roots, Suffixes, Prefixes, Challenge Words

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"audi"
listening, hearing (root)
audible
adj. able to be heard, loud enough to hear
audience
n. the people who hear a speech or performance
audition
n. a tryout for a role; a hearing to test and judge a performer's ability
v.to perform for a part; to try out for a role
auditorium
n. a large room or hall where people gather to hear speakers or view performances
inaudible
adj. not able to be heard, too soft or faint to hear, unheard
audiobook
n. a recording of a book you can listen to
audiotape
n. a tape recording of sound
audiovisual
materials using sight or sound to present information
audit
examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
auditory
of or relating to the process of hearing
"phon"
sound
megaphone
n. a cone-shaped horn used to direct the voice and make it sound louder
phonics
n. the study of the sounds of the letters of the alphabet
saxaphone
n. a curved wind instrument made of brass with a reed mouthpiece and keys for the fingers
stereophonic
adj. an electronic system that blends sounds from more than one source
symphony
n. a long piece of music to be played by an orchestra
"in"
not (prefix)
"arium, orium"
place
aquarium
n. a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
terrarium
a clear container housing plants and small land animals
emporium
a large retail store organized into departments offering a variety of merchandise
planetarium
an apparatus or model for representing the solar systems
solarium
a room enclosed largely with glass and affording exposure to the sun
"planet"
large body that revolves around the sun
"terra"
land
"solar"
produced by the sun
"aqua"
water
phoneme
in a language, the smallest distinctive sound unit
phonetics
the study of letter sounds