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Word Formation - (C2) Certificate of Proficiency in 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).

Mamma Mia

The (0) WIDELY (WIDE) acclaimed Mamma Mia is to be the first major Western musical to be translated for the Chinese stage. But is it possible to produce a successful (1) ............ (ADAPT) of a Western show in Chinese? The world is about to find out. When the (2) ............ (PLAY) Catherine Johnson wrote the original plot, based on the music of the Swedish band Abba in 1999, she couldn't have imagined that it would come this far. It remains to be seen what the band's (3) ............ (LYRIC) Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, will make of the translation. Some words were initially (4) ............ (INTERPRET) and had to be corrected. Some of the Western choreography considered to be of (5) ............ (QUESTION) taste in China has given way to traditional folk dances to render the show more appropriate for local audiences. 'It's certainly been an (6) ............ (PRECEDE) challenge,' laughs one member of the British production team, 'hut so far the show's been received enthusiastically by everyone who has seen the (7) ............ (VIEW) showing. So we'll have to wait and see.' Meanwhile, (8) ............ (STAGE) in the dressing rooms the atmosphere is tense, as the curtain rises on this ambitious production.

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