Morphology of English: Definition & Studies

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What is morphology?

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1. What is the smallest meaningful unit of language called?

2. What is a free morpheme?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the vocabulary surrounding morphology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Definition of morphology
  • Smallest meaningful language unit
  • Function of a morpheme
  • Example of a bound morpheme
  • Purpose of a derivational morpheme

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related educational psychology lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as free and bound morphemes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding morphology

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled Morphology of English: Definition & Studies. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define key vocabulary terms like morphology and morpheme
  • Differentiate types of morphemes
  • Understand the basic principles of morphology
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