Model development

Model development - Model

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Model Have you heard the expression, "It's Greek to me?" That expression results from the  reader's inability to understand the vocabulary in a sentence. Fortunately, a reader has  several methods to help unravel a sentence. Strategies include: Dictionary use  Context clues  Use of root words  Use of synonyms (words with the same meanings) or antonyms  (words with opposite meanings)  Now practice using these strategies to figure out the meaning of the following  sentence.  The wizened old mariner pleaded and begged with the teenage ruffians not to destroy   his seaworthy vessel.  Start with  mariner . The suffix  –er  indicates a person. Think of  painter buyer,  and  teacher . These words represent those who  paint buy,  and  teach . So a  mariner  is one  who  marines . What does that mean? Now try another strategy.  Marine  is a common  root word for  sea . Think of the  Marines  or a  submarine , a boat under the sea.  Therefore, a  mariner  is a  seaman.  To determine  mariner , you have used the strategy  of structural analysis, or looking at  prefixes  and  suffixes , and of  root words You know the  mariner  is  old  and  wizened
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2011 for the course ENGL 0300 taught by Professor Deather during the Fall '10 term at North Texas.

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