C1 Advanced - Word Formation Exercises

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

The third part of the Reading and Use of English paper in the C1 Advanced Examination is word formation where you have to use a root such as 'able' and create an appropriate word (disable, unable, ability) to fill the gap in a text.

Example Question

2. After a difficult ________, Michael went on to be a successful lawyer.

Word Formation Exercise 19
Exercise Number: CAE212

Word Formation Exercise 20
Exercise Number: CAE213

Word Formation Exercise 21
Exercise Number: CAE214

Word Formation Exercise 22
Exercise Number: CAE215

Word Formation Exercise 23
Exercise Number: CAE216

Word Formation Exercise 24
Exercise Number: CAE217

Exam Tip!

Study and memorise word families. Understanding the base form of a word and how it changes into different parts of speech can be incredibly helpful. For example, from 'protect', you should know 'protection' (noun), 'protective' (adjective), and 'protectively' (adverb).

Word Formation Exercise 25
Exercise Number: CAE218

Word Formation Exercise 26
Exercise Number: CAE219

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Word Formation Exercise 27
Exercise Number: CAE220

Word Formation Exercise 28
Exercise Number: CAE221

Word Formation Exercise 29
Exercise Number: CAE222

Exam Tip!

Practise word formation by writing sentences or short paragraphs using a specific set of words. This not only helps with memorisation but also with understanding how these words fit into broader linguistic structures.

Word Formation Exercise 30
Exercise Number: CAE223

Word Formation Exercise 31
Exercise Number: CAE224

Word Formation Exercise 32
Exercise Number: CAE225

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