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 14

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. This letter is just to let you know how much we appreciated the ______________ of the donation that you made.

2. Though he'd read ______________ on the subject of ancient Egypt, he couldn’t answer a single question.

3. Would it be ______________ for you if I asked you to pay by credit card?

4. Young people often have a creative and ______________ side to them that they lose as they grow.

5. The hit TV series 'Friends' was ______________ called 'Six Of One'.

6. You've made a lot of wild accusations against Betsy, but is any of it ______________?

7. ______________ children are not permitted to enter the shop without an adult.

8. Caffeine and other similar ______________ shouldn't be taken shortly before going to bed.

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