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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 23

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. Proper ______________ planning is essential for the success of any business.

2. The intense ______________ between the two teams fuelled their competitive spirit.

3. The letter was ______________ in a sealed envelope.

4. A common ______________ is that eating carrots can improve your night vision.

5. His ______________ to caffeine made it hard for him to quit coffee.

6. Taking ______________ while travelling can help prevent accidents and ensure a safe trip.

7. Her ______________ was evident when she donated a large sum to the charity.

8. The two friends, growing up, often ______________ about their favourite movies.
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