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Unit Eight          Word forms
Exercise            1          Producing Adjectives from Nouns and Verbs

Instructions:    Change the following words from nouns and verbs to adjectives by
                 choosing one of the proposed endings, and writing the resulting
                 adjective. Make any necessary spelling changes.

                 Example:

                  gold       -en           golden



   1.            defense            -ful
   2.            finance            -ial
   3.              child           -ish
   4.            delight           -less
   5.           argument           -ing
   6.             relate           -ant
   7.               rust           -less
   8.             advise           -ent
   9.             invent             -al
   10.             grace           -ive
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Unit Eight         Word forms
Exercise           2          Producing Nouns from Adjectives and Verbs

Instructions:   Change the following words from adjectives and verbs to nouns by
                choosing one of the proposed endings, and writing the resulting noun.
                Make any necessary spelling changes.
                Example:

                 [to] marry     -age      marriage



   1.       [to] imagine       -ation
   2.             red          -hood
   3.        [to] receive       -ship
   4.           delicate        -acy
   5.          [to] elect        -an
   6.           creative         -ity
   7.        [to] deliver        -ery
   8.           comedy            -er
   9.        [to] amend        -ation
   10.     [to] hypnotize         -er
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Unit Eight         Word forms
Exercise           3          Selecting the Correct Word Form in Context

Instructions:   In the following sentences, decide which part of speech (e.g. adjective,
                noun, verb, etc.) should go in the blank space, and write the correct form
                of the word given in parenthesis at the beginning of the sentence.

                Example:

                (critic) His father hated to hear any noun criticism of his rules in the
                house.


   1.     (expect) It is normal for proud parents to have high noun          of their
         children.

   2.    (expect) noun       mothers should not drink alcohol or smoke.
         .
   3     (permit) Children who grow up in a noun         environment are usually
         called “spoiled.”

   4..   (permit) In this high school, students need their parent’s noun          before
         driving a car on the campus.

   5.    (receive) The people in the small town were not very noun            to the new
         ideas brought by the science teacher from the big city.
         .
   6.    (receive) I sent my money to the mail-order company, but I never noun
         the jacket that I ordered from them.
         .
   7.    (classify) Biology students spend a lot of their time learning the accurate noun
                of animals.

   8.    (classify) I cannot give you the information you asked for because it is
         considered noun         , in other words, not for public distribution.

   9.    (child) Although he was the teacher, many parents were upset by his noun
                behavior during the parent-teacher meeting.

   10. (child) How many noun              does a typical family have in your country?
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Unit Eight         Word Forms
Exercise           4          Distinguishing Correct and Incorrect Verb Forms.

Instructions:   In the following paragraph, a number of words are written in the
                incorrect word form. Mark each selected word as either correct or
                incorrect.
                NOTE: : ) = CORRECT
                        : ( = INCORRECT

                Example:

                I studied very hardly :( for the test.



   Many people have an incorrect conceive :) of the way to save money. One

   dangerous :) idea is that the purpose of saving money is to become wealth :) . Of

   course, it is difficult to get richness :) without saving money, but you can lose a lot

   of your savings :) if you put it in risky invest :). Look at what happened to the

   employees :) at Enron Corporation, who loss :) almost everything when that

   company went bankruptcy :) . On the other hand, it is possible to be too safety :) .

   Some people are so fearful :) of losing :) their money that they put all of it in a

   savings account with a low rate of interesting :) . This keeps them from taking

   advantageous :) of the time that they have before their retirement :) .
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Unit Eight         Word Forms
Exercise           5          Using Correct Word Forms

Instructions:   In the following paragraph, a number of words have been omitted. For
                each blank, decide which part of speech belongs in the blank. Next,
                choose one of the root words in the list provided with each blank, and
                write the correct form of the word in the blank. Be sure to use each word
                in the list only once.

                Example:
                After the wedding, we attended a lavish noun receive reception given by
                the family of the bride.



   My father and I have a big noun receive          . He noun receive       to watch

   college basketball, while I like to watch the NBA (the National Basketball

   Association – the professional basketball league in the USA). My father claims

   that college ball is the authentic basketball because it noun receive       strategy,

   teamwork and basic skills. On the other hand, I have to admit that the NBA, with

   its noun receive        and rapid pace of action appeals more to me. Another

   reason for the NBA’s noun receive          to me is its noun receive

   international noun receive        : The teams abound with players who noun

   receive        from Africa, Europe, and recently the Middle East and China! The

   enthusiastic noun receive        which has greeted these new players is a

   wonderful feeling.

								
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