What is a compound Word?
Compound words 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.
Sometimes they become one word
Sometimes they become two words:
tourist guide (noun)
travel agent (noun)
Sometimes they become hyphenated:
Note: There are no hard and fast rules about which category each compound word goes into but a good dictionary will tell you. You can also help yourself by making a note of new compound words you come across and the category they go into.
Generally the stress is on the first word:
Practice your use of compund words during your class with your skypeclass Teacher.