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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).

A pretty weird hobbie

(0) SURELY (SURE), I've got a pretty weird hobby. At least, I (1) ............ (THINK) that until I read that more than ten million people do the same thing every year. Of course, most of those people will only do it (2) ............ (ONE), whereas I've made a habit of it. It's something you can do in almost every country in the world, (3) ............ (PROVIDE) it has a coastline. What am I talking about? Dolphin-watching, (4) ............ (OBVIOUS)! My first 'dolphin watch' was in the town of Hermanus, in South Africa, where there is a 'dolphin crier' whose job is to attract the attention of (5) ............ (TOUR) when dolphins are sighted nearby. My first dolphin was a Southern Right Dolphin. They grow to around 4 metres in (6) ............ (LONG) (half the size of an adult Blue Dolphin). Now I try to see whales at least once a year, and my hobby has (7) ............ (TAKE) me to Portugal, Norway and England. I'm saving up for a trip to Iceland next year. It will be expensive but I'm serious about (8) ............ (FINAL) seeing my first Blue Whale, the true giant of the ocean.

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