Word formation (CPE + FCE)


EXERCISE 1 (Advanced-C2-CPE): Complete the following passage by forming these words in CAPITAL suitably

A Musical Genius


For many people Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is the

 
most (0) influential figure in the history of western classical INFLUENCE
music. His (1) ….. talent was already clearly evident as a ORDINARY
young man, (2) ….. surviving a somewhat unconventional   MERCY
(3) ….. during which his eccentric father would often force BRING
him to take music lessons in the middle of the night.
The young Beethoven’s ability won him the admiration of the
leading contemporary musical figures. Throughout the 1790s
he worked hard to secure the interest of wealthy patrons.
Such patronage (4) ….. him to concentrate on becoming a ABLE
successful composer.
Whatever his awe-inspiring musical (5) ….., however, his ACHIEVE
personal life was something of a disaster. His day-to-day
(6) ….. with people invariably turned out to be rather RELATE
turbulent. Although he apparently fell in love with a number
of society women, the identity of the girl who lay closest to
his heart remains (7) ….. to this day. ELUDE
However, just at the point when Beethoven was beginning
to reap the rewards of his early endeavours, he had to come
to terms with the crushing realisation that his increasing
deafness was (8) ….. . From that point on, his music CURE
displayed a striking change in style, becoming both heavier
in tone and larger in scale.
 ………………………………………………………….
Source: Adapted from (Pre-2013 Revision) CPE Handbook

EXERCISE 2 (INTERMEDIATE – B2 – FCE) : Complete the following passage by supplying the correct form of the word in CAPITAL

The Real Walkers Company offers a selection of small group walking holidays which explore some delightful hidden corners of Europe, the Americas and Australasia. There is something for everyone to enjoy on these holidays, (25)……………….  REGARD of age or level of (26)……………….FIT The brochure includes various destinations and a range of itineraries. These range from sightseeing tours of (27)……………….HISTORY cities to undemanding walking trips in unspoilt coastal and country regions and, for the more (28)……………….ADVENTURE traveller, challenging mountain or hill-walking expeditions. But it would be (29)……………….FAIR to give the impression that these holidays are just about walking. According to the brochure, an (30)……………….ENJOY of walking is often the thing that brings together a group of like-minded people, who share the (31)……………….PLEASE of good companionship in (32)……………….ATTRACT surroundings. The company believes that its tour leaders are the key to its success. These people are (33)……………….FULL trained and are particularly keen to (34)  SUREthat each individual traveller makes the most of their trip.

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ANSWER KEY:

A Musical Genius

For many people Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) is the

most (0) influential figure in the history of western classical INFLUENCE
music. His (1) extraordinary (phi thường) talent was already clearly evident as a ORDINARY
young man, (2) mercifully (đáng thương) surviving a somewhat unconventional MERCY
(3) upbringing (sự nuôi nấng) during which his eccentric father would often force BRING
him to take music lessons in the middle of the night.
The young Beethoven’s ability won him the admiration of the
leading contemporary musical figures. Throughout the 1790s
he worked hard to secure the interest of wealthy patrons.
Such patronage (4) enabled (giúp) him to concentrate on becoming a ABLE
successful composer.
Whatever his awe-inspiring musical (5) achievements (thành tựu), however, his ACHIEVE
personal life was something of a disaster. His day-to-day
(6) relationships (mối quan hệ) with people invariably turned out to be rather RELATE
turbulent. Although he apparently fell in love with a number
of society women, the identity of the girl who lay closest to
his heart remains (7) elusive (khó nắm bắt) to this day. ELUDE
However, just at the point when Beethoven was beginning
to reap the rewards of his early endeavours, he had to come
to terms with the crushing realisation that his increasing
deafness was (8) incurable (khó chữa) . From that point on, his music CURE
displayed a striking change in style, becoming both heavier
in tone and larger in scale.
 ………………………………………………………….
Source: Adapted from (Pre-2013 Revision) CPE Handbook

EXERCISE 2 (INTERMEDIATE – B2 – FCE) : Complete the following passage by supplying the correct form of the word in CAPITAL

The Real Walkers Company offers a selection of small group walking holidays which explore some delightful hidden corners of Europe, the Americas and Australasia. There is something for everyone to enjoy on these holidays, (25) REGARDLESS of (KHÔNG KỂ ĐẾN) age or level of (26) FITNESS (SỨC KHOẺ) The brochure includes various destinations and a range of itineraries. These range from sightseeing tours of (27)  HISTORIC (LÂU ĐỜI) cities to undemanding walking trips in unspoilt coastal and country regions and, for the more (28) ADVENTUROUS (THÍCH MẠO HIỂM) traveller, challenging mountain or hill-walking expeditions. But it would be (29)  UNFAIR (BẤT CÔNG) to give the impression that these holidays are just about walking. According to the brochure, an (30)  ENJOYMENT (SỰ THÍCH THÚ) of walking is often the thing that brings together a group of like-minded people, who share the (31)  PLEASURE (NIỀM VUI) of good companionship in (32)  ATTRACTIVE (HẤP DẪN) surroundings. The company believes that its tour leaders are the key to its success. These people are (33)  FULLY trained and are particularly keen to (34)  ENSURE (CHẮC) that each individual traveller makes the most of their trip.

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———Good luck and success !————-

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