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Word Formation - (C1) Advanced Certificate of English

For Questions 1-8, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals to form a word that fits in the gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

David Attenborough

If you are an avid (0) ............ (VIEW) of nature (1) ............ (DOCUMENT) you will no doubt be familiar with Sir David Attenborough, one of the most well-known and (2) ............ (HIGH) respected broadcasters and naturalists of all time. Despite the old saying, 'Never work with animals or children', Attenborough, who was born in 1926, in Isleworth, has spent most of his life exploring the world and its (3) ............ (CREATE) from both sides of the lens. In 1952, in the TV series Zoo Quest, he experienced what could be described as his (4) ............ (INITIATE) into combining television presenting with animals. Indeed, his career in television has spanned many high-profile positions, including BBC2 Controller and Director of Programmes. In 1973 he resigned from his office-based role to focus on presenting and producing nature programmes for various British television networks. Over the years, a special (5) ............ (COMBINE) of incredible cinematography and Sir David's (6) ............ (MISTAKE) voice have produced prize-winning programmes and brought the miracles of planet Earth into millions of living rooms across the world. His (7) ............ (NARRATE) style is strong and (8) ............ (KNOW), yet humble and soothing, and, whether he is describing the sound of insects at sunset in the Sahara, or an epic battle between predator and prey, his intonation lures you into the adventure.

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