Test and Build your Vocabulary

Complete the table below ( ______) and then check your answers. (———) means there is no word possible. Use a dictionary after guessing. Other options are also sometimes possible

 

 NOUMADJECTIVE

NEGATIVE

ADJECTIVE

VERBADVERB
Benefit_________ UnbeneficialBenefitBeneficially
SuccessSuccessfulUnsuccessful________Successfully
EnjoymentEnjoyable_______EnjoyEnjoyably
_______Complete________CompletCompletely
______Long/Lenghtly ———-_______——–
Popularity PopularUnpopular_________Popularly
WeaknessWeak—————_______Weakly
SatisfactionSatisfying________SatisfySatisfyingly
_______PossibleImpossible———-Possibly
______Hard———–________Hard
DangerDangerous—————________Dangerously
_______Short—————________Shortly

 

 

Now complete the sentences below using the correct form of the word in bold

 

Example – The main weakness of your plan is that you don’t have any ideas. (weak)

 

  1.  Paula was really ___________ with the meal because the vegetables were overcooked. (satisfy)
  2. Finishing everything on time will be ______________ if you don’t start concentrating. (possible)
  3. The duration of this project will ________________ if we don’t get organized. (long)
  4. The city economically ______________ from the success of their football team last year. (benefit)
  5. Trying hard is not always enough to be _________________. (success)
  6. There is a _____________ of water here so people cannot have showers at the moment. (short)
  7. Shouting will not help as this will only _________ the strength of your argument. (weak)
  8. You are ____________ mad if you think you can climb that mountain. (complete)
  9. Rap’s _______________ has been consistent over the last thirty years. (popular)
  10. Opposition __________ against the introduction of new mobile phone taxes last years. (hard)
  11. British weather can be _________________due to the rain. (enjoy)
  12. Don’t _________________ people’s health by using air rifles in this area. (danger)

 

Result down below

 

 

 NOUMADJECTIVE

NEGATIVE

ADJECTIVE

VERBADVERB
BenefitBeneficial UnbeneficialBenefitBeneficially
SuccessSuccessfulUnsuccessfulSucceedSuccessfully
EnjoymentEnjoyableUnenjoyableEnjoyEnjoyably
CompletionCompleteIncompleteCompletCompletely
LengthLong/Lenghtly ———-Lengthen——–
Popularity PopularUnpopularPopularisePopularly
WeaknessWeak—————WeakenWeakly
SatisfactionSatisfyingDissatisfied UnsatisfyingSatisfySatisfyingly
PossibilityPossibleImpossible———-Possibly
HardnessHard———–HardenHard
DangerDangerous—————EndangerDangerously
ShortageShort—————ShortenShortly

 

  1.  Paula was really dissatisfied_ with the meal because the vegetables were overcooked. (satisfy)
  2. Finishing everything on time will be impossible if you don’t start concentrating. (possible)
  3. The duration of this project will lengthen if we don’t get organized. (long)
  4. The city economically benefitted from the success of their football team last year. (benefit)
  5. Trying hard is not always enough to be successful. (success)
  6. There is a  shortage of water here so people cannot have showers at the moment. (short)
  7. Shouting will not help as this will only weaken the strength of your argument. (weak)
  8. You are completely mad if you think you can climb that mountain. (complete)
  9. Rap’s popularity has been consistent over the last thirty years. (popular)
  10. Opposition hardened against the introduction of new mobile phone taxes last years. (hard)
  11. British weather can be unenjoyable due to the rain. (enjoy)
  12. Don’t endanger people’s health by using air rifles in this area. (danger)

 

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