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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 27

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. Her ______________ was admired by everyone who knew her.

2. The road will be ______________ closed for maintenance work.

3. The tradition ______________ in ancient times and has been passed down through generations.

4. The test results were ______________, leading to further research and investigation.

5. The ______________ among team members hindered the progress of the project.

6. The company implemented a new ______________ for handling customer complaints.

7. The band's ______________ grew rapidly after the release of their debut album.

8. Their marriage was not considered ______________ under local customs.
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