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WORD FORMATION

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Adjective Formation (1st of the SET) - Adding Negative Prefixes to give the word the opposite meaning
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WORD FORMATION: NEGATIVE PREFIXES (Part I)
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Age: 12-17
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WORD FORMATION

WHAT KIND OF WORDS ARE THE BOLD ONES?
  1. There are advertisements for the job in all local newspapers
  2. If you want to sell your house, why don't you advertise it on the internet?              
  3. George Clooney looks so attractive!!
  4. The announcement of their divorce surprised everyone
  5. She has been actively involved in many human rights campaigns
  6. You must wait for the confirmation letter before paying the bill
  7. Come on! Think logically and don't make a fuss about it!
  8. Obama is the most popular politician in the world
  9. A lot of people say they aren't interested in politics
  10. African American is more politically correct than black
 
COMPLETE THE SENTENCES WITH A WORD DERIVED FROM THE WORD IN CAPITAL LETTERS
  1. Artists must be , otherwise they just repeat what they see or hear              CREATE
  2. Why are you so  of his work? He's just doing his best.                               CRITIC
  3. Have you made up your mind? We need to know your  as soon as possible.  DECIDE        
  4. He's too shy to look people  when he talks to them                                    DIRECT
  5. Have they put the Christmas  yet?                                                          DECORATE
  6. They put too many unnecesary  in food                                                     ADD
  7. think that there's no point in arguing with him. Just ignore him.                  HONEST
  8. Extraterrestrial life has not been  proved yet.                                      SCIENCE
  9. Why don't you call the  if the lights don't work?                                      ELECTRIC
  10. Music and television are forms of                                                        ENTERTAIN
  11. The concert didn't live up to our                                                           EXPECT
  12. The electric company admitted their  for the blackout                         RESPOND
  13. Did you use to have  as a child?                                                                ALLOW
  14. I don't like those trousers, no matter how  they are                                 FASHION
  15. Life  varies according to country and gender                                            EXPECT