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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 30

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 volunteer offered ______________ suggestions to the elderly person struggling with their groceries.

2. The citizens caused a ______________ against the oppressive regime.

3. The new lamp will ______________ the room and make it more inviting.

4. His health began to ______________ after he stopped taking his medication.

5. The hikers were ______________ of the impending storm and continued their journey.

6. The scientific expedition was focused on the ______________ of the deep sea ecosystem.

7. This safety equipment, by ______________, is made to be very durable.

8. ______________, the train will be delayed due to a technical problem.
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