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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 22

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 beauty of the small historical town was ______________ by those surrounding it.

2. The ______________ look in his eyes worried his friends.

3. The use of technology has significantly contributed to the ______________ of language learning methods.

4. The architect's ______________ design for the building was innovative and unique.

5. The once-popular theory has now been ______________ by new scientific evidence.

6. The production of the outdated product line was ______________.

7. The store offers ______________ types of products to cater to different customer needs.

8. The author provided a vivid ______________ of the protagonist's appearance.
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