vocabulary exercises

Word Formation Exercise (2)

✨ A fast way to find gaps in your English vocabulary is to do word formation exercises like this one.

✨ If you want to have a strong vocabulary read like mad! (= read a lot)

✨ I did this for German and Spanish and my vocabulary skyrocketed! 🚀 Send me a DM on Twitter @englishsmarts telling me what book you’re reading in English at the moment or to ask me for book recommendations.

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Use the word in capitals to form a new word which fits the gap.

1.  _______ are working hard to find a cure.  SCIENCE

2.  It’s _______ whether John will play in tomorrow’s match.  DOUBT

3.  The film was really _______ so I turned off the television.  BORE

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Key Word Transformation Exercises put your vocabulary AND your grammar to the test! Have you tried them?

Key Word Transformation (1)
Key Word Transformation (2)
Key Word Transformation (3)

QUIZ YOUR ENGLISH! Vocabulary Worksheets (handy for extra homework)

Worksheet 1
Worksheet 2
Worksheet 3
Worksheet 4
Worksheet 5

Grow your English  with lots more FREE VOCABULARY exercises!


1. Scientists 2. doubtful 3. boring

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