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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).

Small Apartments

The well (0) KNOWN (KNOW) term 'studio apartment' is one used (1) ............ (FREQUENCY) by British estate agents to describe a small unit of (2) ............ (ACCOMMODATE) . (3) ............ (ESSENCE), this type of home comprises just a single living space, which is used both as a bedroom and a (4) ............ (SIT) room, hence the alternative name, 'bedsit'. Typically, the (5) ............ (RESIDE) of a studio flat would have access to a shared staircase and possibly a communal garden. Popular amongst (6) ............ (COMMUTE) and single people with low incomes, this low-budget living space is common in urban areas such as London. Estate agents have been known to advertise studios as 'luxury apartments', in order to (7) ............ (BREADTH) their appeal. There is no (8) ............ (DENY) that studio apartments can be attractive way to live. They are easy to maintain, quick to clean, and far cheaper than roomier living spaces.

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