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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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Vocabulary Formation Worksheet 7 - 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. There will be a special __SAFETY__ meeting tomorrow morning at 9a.m which everyone has to attend.

2. The modernisation of the factory __DOUBLED__ __PRODUCTIVITY__ but unfortunately, many people lost their jobs.

3. All students must take English and Mathematics. Then they must choose two other courses, but the course in International Relations is __OPTIONAL__.

4. It is my dream to work in the ship-building industry but unfortunately, there is so much __UNEMPLOYMENT__ around that I may have to alter my ambitions.

5. Too much of the food we eat nowadays is full of chemicals and other __ADDITIVES__.

6. Come to my house tomorrow, __PREFERABLY__ as early as possible.

7. I do like your new friend Jasper. He tells the funniest jokes and seems to be a very __ENTERTAINING__ young man.

8. He has just asked me for money again. That's the __THIRD__ time and he doesn't seem to understand the word "no"!
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