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 28

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. She completed the task ______________ quickly, impressing her colleagues.

2. The species' ______________ allowed it to survive in various environments.

3. The stunning natural scenery served as an ______________ for the artist's paintings.

4. The historical event was well ______________ in various texts, making it easy to study.

5. The family needed additional ______________ space for their growing collection of belongings.

6. The outcome of the experiment was disappointing and ______________ and did not reveal any new insights.

7. She looked forward to her ______________, planning to travel and spend more time with family.

8. The newspaper publishes ______________ updates on local and international news.

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