Adjective Formation (1st of the SET) - Adding Negative Prefixes to give the word the opposite meaning
Adjective Formation (2nd of the SET) - common suffixes: -ful/-less/-y/-ish/- able/-ible
Halloween History - Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Grammar [2 pages] ***fully editable
Word formation exercise (1)
WORD FORMATION: NEGATIVE PREFIXES (Part I)
Adjectives ending in -ed and -ing
FOOTBLALL IS GOOD FOR YOU!
Playing football two or three times a week can reduce your risk of heart disease. Studies show that people who exercise have more than a than a fifty percent
REDUCTION (REDUCE) in the risk of heart attack compared to people who are 1.
(ACT). Football can help with weightloss too. Following a 2.
(BALANCE) diet isn't enough without exercise. By playing football losing weight will be 3.
(EASY). Playing football can affect you 4.
(MENTAL) too. It lowers your stress levels and increase your 5.
(CONFIDE). What's more, playing a team sport like football is an 6.
(EXCEL)way to stay motivated, as there are other people there to keep you going. Due to football's growing 7.
(POPULARITY) there are football clubs all over the country where you can play, no matter what your 8.
(ABLE) or level of 9.
(FIT). It also means that children are more likely to exercise. This is important because being overweight in 10.
(CHILD) can lead to heart disease in later life.
Forgetting your passport, traffic 0. CONGESTION (CONGEST) or packing the wrong clothes can all spoil holiday, but these are nothing compared to travel sickness. Travel sickness is usually caused by 1.
(MOVE), but smells, such as food and petrol, and 2.
(ANXIOUS) can also make us feel 3.
(WELL). When treating travel sickness, 4.
(PREVENT) is better than cure. Avoid eating heavy meals or anything 5.
(GREASE) and take a travel sickness tablet. Traditional remedies, like ginger or peppermint, can also be very 6.
(EFFECT). However, once the symptoms begin, there are still things you can do. If the 7.
(SUFFER) is old enough, they should sit in the front seat of the car. If on a boat, find a seat on a 8.
(LOW) deck. This is where the ship moves least. If travelling on a plane, ask for a seat over the wings. 9.
(FORTUNE), some people are going to be ill whatever they do, 10.
(PARTICULAR) when taking off or landing. If this is the case, then ask for a seat near the toilets! Bon Voyage!
The rhinoceros is 1.
(REMARK) for having passages in the nose that are larger than its brain! It is also the world's most 2.
(DANGER) large mammal living on land. Unlike in the case of most large mammals , the 3.
(DESTROY) of the environment in which it lives has not been the reason for its reduced numbers. Rhinos are hunted for their horns due to a 4.
(BELIEVE) that they will cure everything from fever to food 5.
(POISON). There are so few left that many are kept under 6.
(ARM) guard. They move during the day, 7.
(COMPANY) by guards with rifles, and they are locked up at night. However, rhino horns are so 8.
(VALUE) that hunters have killed guards to get at them. These intelligent and 9.
(AFFECT) creatures have been living on Earth for 60 million years. Generally associated with its heavyweight friends, the elephant and hippopotamus, the rhinoceros it 10.
(ACT) more closely related to the horse, but under no circumstances should you try to ride one!
Since prehistoric times, sacred places have been a 1.
(MYSTERY) attraction for billions of people around the world. Ancient legends and modern day reports tell of 2.
(ORDINARY) things that have happened to people while visiting these places. Different sacred sites have different 3.
(HEAL) powers. They may 4.
(LIGHT) the mind, increase creativity, develop psychic abilities, and awaken the soul to 5.
(KNOW) about its true purpose in life. While contemporary science cannot explain - and therefore 6.
(REGARD) - the seemingly miraculous phenomena which occur at these holy places, they continue to be the most respected and visited 7.
(LOCATE) on planet Earth. What is the key to the mystery of the sacred sites and how are we to explain their power?