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What are compound words?
Word combinations are made up of two (or more) separate words. You can combine nouns (a flatmate), adjectives (lovesick) or verbs (jump-start) to make compound words. Practice these words with your online Teacher and expand your use of different word combinations.
Sometimes they become one word
Sometimes they become two words:
tourist guide (noun)
travel agent (noun)
Sometimes compound words become hyphenated:
Note: There are no hard and fast rules about which category compound words go into but a good dictionary will tell you. You can also help yourself by making a note of new words you come across and the category they go into.
Generally the stress is on the first word:
Practice your use of word combinations during your class with your skypeclass Teacher.
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