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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 16

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. It took a lot of ______________ and courage to continue climbing when the weather deteriorated and we finally reached the summit at sunset. What a ______________ day it was!

2. The tunnel under the river is near ______________ now and should be open before next summer.

3. ______________ are advised to stay in their vehicles even if traffic is stationary.

4. It's your ______________ what we watch on TV tonight. I chose that terrible movie last night - I wish I hadn't now!

5. The cost of sending the article is the responsibility of the ______________, not the buyer. Any disputes should be referred to the management.

6. If you wanted to make more money, you could always decide to hold the festival twice ______________ instead of just the once.

7. I was the only ______________ to finish both parts of the race, so obviously I was declared the ______________.

8. He walked towards the car ______________, opened the door and got in. The watching police kept their distance and waited patiently for Jenkins to make the next move.
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