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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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Word Formation Worksheet 28

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 fish was still ______________, moving around in the fisherman's hands.

2. The funny movie provided an evening of laughter and ______________.

3. The new policy led to the politician's ______________ among his constituents.

4. She was ______________ surprised by the party her friends had organised.

5. The powerful tool was designed for good, but it could be ______________ in the wrong hands.

6. She always provides helpful ______________ to her friends when they need guidance.

7. It was an ______________ mistake, given the complexity of the situation.

8. The business operated ______________, minimising costs and maximising profits.
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