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Word Formation Exercise (2)


A fast way to find gaps in your English vocabulary is to do word formation exercises like this one. Scroll down for the answers.


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)

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Answers

1. Scientists 2. doubtful 3. boring


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

CONVERSATION QUESTIONS for practising speaking and writing

Adjectives ending in -ed and -ing  Exercise 1 Exercise 2

Adjectives vs Adverbs  Exercise 1

Adjectives + Prepositions  Exercise 1Exercise 2

Adjectives + Prepositions – Exercise 3: In and Out of Love

Articles, Definite and Indefinite Exercise 1

Conditionals, First and Second Exercise 1

Conditionals, Third  Exercise 1 Exercise 2

Few, a few, little, a little  Exercise 1

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ANSWER: SCRAP 😎





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Quick Vocabulary Quiz (40)

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Complete the idioms with a part of the body

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Full list of Quick Vocabulary Quizzes

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

CONVERSATION QUESTIONS for practising speaking and writing

Adjectives ending in -ed and -ing  Exercise 1 Exercise 2

Adjectives vs Adverbs  Exercise 1

Adjectives + Prepositions  Exercise 1Exercise 2

Adjectives + Prepositions – Exercise 3: In and Out of Love

Articles, Definite and Indefinite Exercise 1

Conditionals, First and Second Exercise 1

Conditionals, Third  Exercise 1 Exercise 2

Few, a few, little, a little  Exercise 1

ALL grammar exercises



Answers:

1. to be caught with your HAND in the cookie jar (to be caught stealing or doing something else dishonest)
2. to have egg on your FACE (look foolish because of something you did or said)
3. to wait on someone hand and FOOT (to tend to someone’s every need. Often used ironically)
4. to rack your BRAIN (to try very hard to remember something or to come up with an idea)