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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 31

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 doctor said his fall had been caused by ______________ in his back.

2. A good education can ______________ a person's life in many ways.

3. The waterfall flowed ______________ down the mountainside, creating a serene atmosphere.

4. The antique expert was brought in to ______________ the collection of rare coins.

5. The ______________ nature of the event made it an unforgettable experience.

6. The injured hiker felt ______________ without a way to call for help.

7. The city's ______________ led to the construction of new infrastructure and public spaces.

8. He made a hasty decision, acting ______________ without considering the consequences.
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