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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Vocabulary Formation Worksheet 5 - Answer Sheet

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. I was just trying to be __FRIENDLY__ towards him and he accused me of wanting his money!

2. The south-west of England, for example Devon and Cornwall, is known as the __SUNNY/SUNNIEST__ part of the United Kingdom.

3. What you may think is __HOSTILITY__ is really just over-enthusiasm. He would never harm anyone.

4. Anyone being rude and __ABUSIVE__ to our staff will be asked to leave the premises immediately.

5. Men have more of a __TENDENCY__ to put weight on around the waist and stomach areas and this is something they should be aware of.

6. Three weeks after winning the lottery, Daniel Perkins had the __MISFORTUNE__ to lose a court case in which he was being sued for nearly $2million.

7. The pharmaceutical company's __RESEARCHERS__ have discovered a better way of combining medicines to create a flu remedy.

8. The babies were put up for __ADOPTION__ when their mother was jailed for her part in the murder.

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