Cambridge C1 Advanced

C1 Advanced - Word Formation Exercise 3

For each question, fill the space in the sentence using the base word given in bold at the end. 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. Large spiders, from South East Asia, are now being seen in the local countryside.

2. Collecting garden gnomes might seem an unusual , but many people do it.

3. Professor Watkins wasn't only an to me, but to thousands of others lucky enough to have met him.

4. For someone so young, Carl is a very literate and young man.

5. The new year in this area of the country involve dancing and a drink made from melons.

6. The of the Rubik's Cube peaked in the early 1980s.

7. This musician's work is very and difficult to understand. Many people say it's just noise.

8. Tom told us he wasn't coming, then he turns up with two guests! I'm furious with him.

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