sábado, 21 de diciembre de 2013

Word formation, Quiz 1.

Read the five sentences below. The same base word is missing from each sentence, but in different forms. Please note that in most cases several words can correctly complete one of the sentences, but there is only one base word that you can use in all five sentences. Enter the correct form of this word to complete each sentence.


1) I much ______ locally made ale to the kind made by the big breweries.
2) Francis thought marmalade on toast was __________ to strawberry jam.
3) I would like to travel to Europe next spring, _____________ to Italy.
4) Joseph likes playing football, but Lawrence's ____________ is baseball.
5) Some of the parents of the other kids on the team believe the coach has been giving ____________ treatment to his own son.

Answers to Quiz 1
  1. I much prefer locally made ale to the kind made by the big breweries.
  2. Francis thought marmalade on toast was preferable to strawberry jam.
  3. I would like to travel to Europe next spring, preferably to Italy.
  4. Joseph likes playing football, but Lawrence's preference is baseball.
  5. Some of the parents of the other kids on the team believe the coach has been giving preferential treatment to his own son.

As you can see, the base word is prefer, but each sentence has a different form og that word: verbs, adverbs, nouns, etc.

If you want to try Quiz 2, tha base word is manipulate. Good luck!

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  1. Ale is a type of beer. Beer is brewed or made in breweries.

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