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Advanced Word Formation - A

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Word formation is one of the keys to success for advanced level ESL learners. Advanced level English exams such as the TOEFL, First Certificate CAE and Proficiency use word formation as one of the key testing elements. These word formation charts provide the concept noun, personal noun, adjective and verb forms of key vocabulary listed in alphabetical order.

Advanced Word Formation Pages - Links

A, B-C, D,E, F-H,I-J,L-M, N-O, P1,P2-R, S1,S2-T1 T2-U, V-Z

Word Forms

Concept noun Personal noun Adjective Verb
absenteeism absentee absent-minded to be absent
accounting accountant accountable account
accusation accuser / accused accusing accuse
achievement achiever achieved achieve
addiction addict addictive/addicted to become addicted
administration administrator administrative administrate
admiration admirer admired / admiring admire
advertisement advertiser advertised advertise
advice adviser advisory advise
aggravation aggressor aggravating aggravate
agitation agitator agitated agitate
analysis analyst analytical analyse
antagonism antagonist antagonistic antagonize
arbitration arbitrator arbitrary arbitrate
assassination assassin assassinated assassinate
authorization authority authoritarian / authoritative authorize
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