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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

 

 NOUM ADJECTIVE

NEGATIVE

ADJECTIVE

VERB ADVERB
Benefit _________  Unbeneficial Benefit Beneficially
Success Successful Unsuccessful ________ Successfully
Enjoyment Enjoyable _______ Enjoy Enjoyably
_______ Complete ________ Complet Completely
______ Long/Lenghtly  ———- _______ ——–
Popularity  Popular Unpopular _________ Popularly
Weakness Weak ————— _______ Weakly
Satisfaction Satisfying ________ Satisfy Satisfyingly
_______ Possible Impossible ———- Possibly
______ Hard ———– ________ Hard
Danger Dangerous ————— ________ 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

 

 

 NOUM ADJECTIVE

NEGATIVE

ADJECTIVE

VERB ADVERB
Benefit Beneficial  Unbeneficial Benefit Beneficially
Success Successful Unsuccessful Succeed Successfully
Enjoyment Enjoyable Unenjoyable Enjoy Enjoyably
Completion Complete Incomplete Complet Completely
Length Long/Lenghtly  ———- Lengthen ——–
Popularity  Popular Unpopular Popularise Popularly
Weakness Weak ————— Weaken Weakly
Satisfaction Satisfying Dissatisfied Unsatisfying Satisfy Satisfyingly
Possibility Possible Impossible ———- Possibly
Hardness Hard ———– Harden Hard
Danger Dangerous ————— Endanger Dangerously
Shortage Short ————— Shorten Shortly

 

  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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