Use of English PRO

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).

The Story of an Invention

Inventor Delia Strand says it was (0) LAZINESS (LAZY) that gave her the idea for the Chargem, because she likes to find the quickest way of doing things. She explains that without an electronic device, such as a laptop, phone or mp3 player as a (1) ............ (DISTRACT), she would have found her daily train journey to work totally (2) ............ (BEAR). The problem was she could never find all her chargers when she needed them. In a moment of (3) ............ (INSPIRE), Delia decided that she was going to invent something which would be easy to (4) ............ (HAND) and yet could power six electronic devices at any one time, (5) ............ (REGARD) of where in the world you were. Her idea finally got off the ground when she found an (6) ............ (INVEST) who agreed to put money into it. Delia set up her own business intending to come up with other (7) ............ (PRODUCE) designed to make people’s lives easier. She says her next gadget, will be something to help protect people’s personal (8) ............ (BELONG).

‹ Word Formation Exercises

Online soon...

Take hundreds of real Cambridge examinations including the English levels B2, C1 and C2

Use of English PRO (CAE) Use of English PRO ‹ Go back