Use of English PRO

Word Formation - (B2) First 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).

My life as a clown

I've always wanted to be an (0) ENTERTAINER (ENTERTAIN) but never did anything about it until I lost my job last year. After a (1) ............ (CONVERSE) with a friend about the (2) ............ (BORE) of office life, I decided not to look for another job in management, but to earn my living from giving (3) ............ (PERFORM) at events like kids' parties. So I became a clown! I'm (4) ............ (CURRENT) doing four or five parties a week and I love it! I love seeing the (5) ............ (EXCITE) on the kids' faces when I walk in the room. I try to have a lot of (6) ............ (VARY) in my act, so I tell jokes - most of which the kids find (7) ............ (AMUSE) - and bend balloons into funny animals, do impersonations of (8) ............ (FAME) people and generally keep the kids actively involved for an hour or two. It's the perfect job for me!

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