Part II of a post on English number prefixes. Along with more examples of common words that begin with number prefixes, this post also examines the Korean counting system and teaches you how to read a 36-digit number.
I bet you can count higher in English than in Korean
Learning a few prefixes can help you improve your understanding and your vocabulary. There are several number prefixes in English. Learning them will help you understand common words in new ways and how to identify large numbers in English.
How many words can you gloss over and still understand something?
Foreign language learners wonder when they'll be able to read and listen to that language and understand everything. But even native speakers don't comprehend everything they read or hear. What percent of words do we need to understand in order to comprehend a written or oral passage?
How can I increase my vocabulary? Size doesn’t always matter!
Learning more words is rarely the solution to comprehension troubles. How well do you know the 2,000 most frequently used words? Even if you have no interest in language learning, this post clearly demonstrates how challenging English can be—even when only using simple words.