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1.

Use the word given in capitals at the end of the lines to form a word that fits in
the gap.
1 I was very ................................ that you didn't phone me last night. (SURPRISE)
2 I thought the film was rather .......................... after all the publicity it had received.
(DISAPPOINT)
3 She's an ................................. teacher and that's what makes her lessons so enjoyable.
(INTEREST)
4 Anita looked quite ............................ when she left the police station. (WORRY)
5 Paul found climbing the mountain an ........................... experience. (EXHAUST)
6 Marie told me a rather ................................. story about her trip to the fashion show in
Milan. (AMUSE)

2. Use the word given in capitals at the end of each sentence to form a word that
fits in the gap.
1 What an ........................... band!I never expected they'd be that good. AMAZE
2 They found the journey so .......................... that they fell asleep as soon as they arrived.
EXHAUST
3 My problem at school was that I was .................... with the lessons. BORE
4 Jake felt ................................... with his exam results. He had hoped to do better.
DISAPPOINT
5 Why are the buses always late? It's .............................. to have to wait in the rain!
ANNOY
6 I'm doing this course because I'm .............................. in studying architecture at
university. INTEREST
7 Annette felt very ............................ that she hadn't been invited to the party.
SURPRISE
8 I found driving Formula 1 car a really .......................... experience. EXCITE

3. Form adjectives from the following nouns and verbs.

Noun (n) or Verb (v) Adjective


nature (n)
Danger (n)
Friend (n)
Comfort (n +v)
Luxury (n)
Risk (n + v)
Nerve (n)
Crowd (n + v)
Disappoint (v)
Care (n + v)
Wonder ( n + v)
Dust (n + v)
Memory (n)
Hunger (n)
Enjoy (v)

4. Read the text below. Use the word given in capitals at the end of some of the lines
to form a word that fits in the gap in the same line.

A bus journey

Tasha climbed onto a (1) ................................. CROWD bus which was going to take her
into the town centre. The wooden seats didn't look very (2).......................... COMFORT ,
so she decided to stand even though a (3) ....................................... THOUGHT
passenger offered her a seat.
As the bus moved through the suburbs, it filled with women dressed in bright, (4)
............. COLOUR clothes on their way to market to do their (5) ...................WEEK
shopping. ' This is a wonderful experience' , thought Tasha, who was beginning to feel
(6)........................ OPTIMISM about her journey.
The bus grew (7) ................................ NOISE and hotter as more people climbed aboard
laughing and chatting together. Tasha began to feel a little (8) ..........................NERVE
that she would not be able to get to the door when the bus reached her stop.
Fortunately, though, a (9).....................................HELP passenger saw her problem and
shouted to the other passengers to let her pass.
It seemed almost (10)............................................MIRACLE, but suddenly everyone
smilingly made room for her to get off.

5. Form a noun from these verb.


Verb Noun
qualify
confide
understand
improve
behave
advise
assist
know
6. Each of the nouns below has been formed from a verb. Write the verb next to each
noun.
Verb Noun
advertisement
entertainment
feeling
achievement
investigation
obedience
preference
sensation

7. Complete the sentences using the negative form of the verb given in capitals.
Remember to use the correct form of the verb.
1 Could you help me ............................ DO the button on the back of my dress?
2 I know the news will............................... APPOINT you, but we are unable to offer you
the job.
3 If you ...........................USE the equipment it will probably break.
4 That knot was so tight that he couldn't .................. TIE it.
5 Accommodation is a word which many students................................ . SPELL
6 I can't find my keys anywhere. They seem to have just .................... ! APPEAR
7 This isn't a complete check-up, so you needn't ................ - just take off your shirt.
DRESS
8 I'm afraid you must have been ............................. INFORM ; there's no concert here
tonight.

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