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 26

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. Many questions about the mysterious phenomenon remain ______________.

2. The new language learning app claims to make mastering grammar and vocabulary a much more enjoyable and ______________ process.

3. She was ______________ from the meeting once again and the manager looked furious.

4. The trend in housing prices began to shift ______________ as the economy worsened.

5. They received an ______________ to an exclusive event.

6. New employees often need ______________ and support from experienced colleagues.

7. The location is ______________ for building a residential complex due to environmental concerns.

8. The weather in the region can be ______________, making it difficult to plan outdoor activities.

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