Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
   academia      academic      academically      academy      accelerate      accelerated      accelerating      acceleration   
  1. He doesn't have the qualifications necessary for a teaching job.
  2. The unexpected in the progress of the disease has caused the doctors to change their treatment plan.
  3. The course is set up in a way to improve students' communicative and skills.
  4. He has worked in far too long. He knows all the theories, but doesn't really understand how things function in the real world.
  5. His parents sent him to a military because they thought he was getting a little too wild.
  6. There's something wrong with my car; every time I , it makes a strange noise.
  7. She has a learning disability and finds it hard to keep up .
  8. It takes just eight minutes for a rocket to to 27,000 kilometres per hour.
  9. The world is changing, and the rate of change itself is .
  10. The progress of the disease seems to have somewhat in the last week, and his doctor is very worried.
Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2010)
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