Top 20 Unit 8 Student Internet Activities 2E 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 Top 20 Unit 8 Student Internet Activities 2E 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 Top 20 Unit 8 Student Internet Activities 2E 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? Top 20 Unit 8 Student Internet Activities 2E 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 :) . Top 20 Unit 8 Student Internet Activities 2E 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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