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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Word Formation Worksheet 26

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. There was a big ______________ between the two brothers, and they fought for years.

2. Her ______________ attitude inspired everyone around her during difficult times.

3. The ______________ of the lead actor in the play was truly outstanding.

4. The ______________ of the river made it difficult for the team to cross it without a boat.

5. The view from the mountaintop was absolutely ______________ and breathtaking.

6. After much deliberation, the committee finally made a ______________ to accept the proposal.

7. The staff at the hotel were very ______________ and made our stay enjoyable.

8. Climbing the mountain without proper gear was considered too ______________ for the inexperienced hikers.

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