Skills

Levels

Word Forms

See also Suffixes.

Common Endings

Verbs

Adjectives

-ise

advertise

-ous

humorous

-ize

organize

-ious

hilarious

-ate

communicate

-al

emotional

-ify

verify

-ial

influential

   

-ic

generic

   

-ive

creative

   

-y

thrifty

   

-ing

interesting

   

-ed

embarrassed

Nouns (Person)

Nouns (activity, field, characteristic)

-er

teacher

-tion

reaction

-or

actor

-ation

cooperation

-ess

actress

-ment

advertisement

-ist

artist

-ing

accounting

-ast

gymnast

-ness

happiness

-ian

electrician

-ance

maintenance

-ant

accountant

-ence

difference

-ent

resident

-ity

ability

-ee

employee

-ty

specialty

-ic

mechanic

-ry

dentistry

-man

fisherman

-y

assembly

-woman

policewoman

-ism

journalism

-person

salesperson

-ics

linguistics

-eur

chauffeur

-ure

architecture

   

Examples of Usage

What do you do (for a living)?

    I'm a barber.

What type of work do you do?

    (I'm in) accounting.

What do you do every day?

    I fix cars.

    I drive a bus.

What is his/her occupation?

    He's an architect.

What field is he/she in?

    She's in dentistry.

What does he/she do at work?

    He types letters.

    She programs computers

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16