C1 Advanced (CAE) >> Word Formation Worksheets >> The third part of the Reading & Use of English paper in the C1 Advanced Examination is word formation where students use a root such as 'able' and create an appropriate word (disable, unable, ability) to fill the gap in a text.

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Word Formation Worksheet 11

For each question, fill the space or spaces in the sentence using the base word given in bold below. The required word may be a noun, adverb, adjective or verb and it may be either positive (e.g. helpful) or negative (e.g. unhelpful).

1. Harrison Ford wasn't the ______________ choice to play Han Solo in the Star Wars movies.

2. There will be a total solar eclipse at 2.14pm today. Such ______________ are very rare.

3. Even short bursts of physical activity are believed to be very ______________ to health.

4. The ______________ of the town react negatively to crowds of tourists filling the roads and beaches each year.

5. Police are investigating the strange ______________ in street robberies in the west of town.

6. Leyton city council have started towing all badly parked cars in what is a very ______________ move.

7. Conclusive proof that the Earth orbited the Sun was a great ______________.

8. Being so close to the Atlantic, the weather in Ireland is often both changeable and very ______________.

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