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 31

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 website's content has been recently ______________ to reflect the latest information.

2. The ______________ rate in the country had reached an all-time high.

3. The strict ______________ of the media in the country has limited the freedom of speech.

4. The security system detected an ______________ in the building and alerted the authorities.

5. The police found compelling ______________ to support the witness's statement.

6. His ______________ of social situations made it difficult for him to make friends.

7. He was ______________ to change his mind, even after hearing all the arguments.

8. The community felt ______________ by the new arrivals in the neighbourhood.

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