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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 21

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. He completed the task on a ______________ basis to ensure progress.

2. The proposed legislation sparked a public ______________, leading to widespread protests.

3. The artist's ______________ style set her work apart from others.

4. It's considered ______________ to interrupt someone while they're speaking.

5. Her ______________ to finish the race was due to her injury.

6. The plot of the novel is ______________ and keeps the reader engaged.

7. The singer's ______________ soared after her latest album release.

8. The dress code required guests to wear ______________ attire for the event.
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