B2 First (FCE) >> Word Formation Worksheets >> The third part of the Use of English paper in the First Certificate 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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Vocabulary Formation Worksheet 10 - Answer Sheet

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. I spent most of my __CHILDHOOD__ on a farm in Wales before the family moved to America.

2. In __ADDITION__, I would like to add my congratulations to your daughter and her husband on the birth of their second child.

3. The __INVENTOR__ of this machine was a local farmer who stayed in the area even after the wealth and fame he found.

4. Your brother made it sound like the show was going to be great. I found it very __UNEXCITING__ and was feeling quite bored by the end.

5. The __TROPICAL__ climate in these parts does wonders for my health. I could live here all year!

6. We expect these __STORMY__ conditions to continue for at least another 24 hours before things calm down a bit.

7. Many of the houses in this area are considered __UNSAFE__ and will probably be demolished by the end of the year.

8. The leader of the trade union tried __UNSUCCESSFULLY__ for re-election before finally retiring after 27 years.

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