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 30

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 manager ______________ the team's lack of effort during the meeting.

2. The money from the will went to a distant cousin when no other ______________ relative was found.

3. The success of their plan seemed ______________ at first, but they persisted and ultimately prevailed.

4. He seemed ______________ about whether to accept the job offer due to its location.

5. The car accident caused one ______________ and several other people were injured.

6. Having a smartphone has become a ______________ in modern life.

7. The company's ______________ into new markets led to increased profits.

8. After moving out of her parents' house, she embraced her newfound ______________.

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