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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 29

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 author's cryptic novels were often ______________ by readers.

2. Proper hygiene practices can help prevent the spread of ______________.

3. The author's work has received both praise and ______________ from literary critics.

4. The ______________ of the innovative device became a billionaire.

5. She spoke ______________ about her experiences, moving the audience.

6. She felt ______________ at night, unable to fall asleep.

7. The most significant ______________ between the two cities is the climate.

8. Attending the event was ______________ for all employees.
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