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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 19

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. The child would often ______________ when left unsupervised.

2. We spent hours on the many ______________ for the surprise party.

3. Be careful, the information in the article seems ______________ and may not be relevant anymore.

4. The ______________ of the artwork was a time-consuming and intricate process.

5. Her performance in the competition was ______________, earning her a place on the national team.

6. The room's ______________ was enhanced by installing large windows and light fixtures.

7. An ______________ worker may require additional training and support.

8. The philosopher's abstract ideas were nearly ______________ to the general public.
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