Changing verbs ending with -ate
to nouns ending with -ation

    1. Change the following verbs to nouns. Take away the
    -ate and add -ation.  The first one is done for you.
     
     Root Verb  Noun  Root Verb  Noun
     educate  education  create

     operate

     demonstrate

     concentrate

     exaggerate

     retaliate

     abbreviate

     
     
    2.  Write down the root verbs of these nouns. Check in the dictionary if you need help. 

     Noun  Root Verb  Noun  Root Verb
     relegation

     location

     dedication

     ventilation

     radiation

     indication

     

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    3. Now memorize the focus words and test yourself on them. Why not brush up your memorizing skills?

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Focus Words

location

radiation

demonstration

dedication

education

indication

exaggeration

operation

creation

concentration