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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 32

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 new strategy proved to be ______________ in increasing sales and the company closed.

2. His story was so strange that it was met with ______________.

3. She shared her ______________ on the controversial topic with her friends.

4. The secret message was ______________ in a series of numbers and symbols.

5. The terrifying movie "Blood Avenue" was designed to ______________ its audience.

6. The image was digitally ______________ to fit the larger screen.

7. To fit the new window, the builder had to ______________ the opening.

8. The athlete's performance was ______________ and earned him a standing ovation.
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