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 2

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. This queue hasn't moved in five minutes. I'm getting a bit ______________!

2. Politicians should spend some time living on the streets like ______________ people have to and then they would understand better the problems they have.

3. Carl was calmly taking a photograph as this ______________ large bear walked towards the car. It was a terrifying experience...at least for me!

4. If you go walking around the factory, ensure you have ______________ clothing on.

5. Are you sure you have cleaned the kitchen? There is still a pretty ______________ smell coming from it.

6. Although it isn't definite we will see you tomorrow, it is quite ______________.

7. Be sure not to put more than three ______________ of vodka into the mix, otherwise it will be too alcoholic.

8. Finding a cure for cancer will be a huge ______________ breakthrough for mankind.

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