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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 32

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 student's ______________ led to poor academic performance.

2. Vaccinations can help boost an individual's ______________ against certain diseases.

3. He was very ______________ to criticism and easily upset.

4. Her strong ______________ skills made her an excellent candidate for the managerial position.

5. The team's ______________ for the upcoming competition was evident in their intense training sessions.

6. The project received a ______________ amount of funding from private investors.

7. Light ______________ will be served during the intermission of the play.

8. Wearing sunscreen is an essential ______________ when spending time outdoors.
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