WORD FORMATION: 'ability'

Matching exercise

Match the items on the right to the items on the left.
1. She has a natural _______________ in sports, and seems to do well in any sport she tries.
2. If you are _______________ to come to the party, everyone will be really happy to see you.
3. If you are _______________ to do the job alone, just ask Beverly to give you a hand.
4. His _______________ to speak French has limited his advancement in the federal public service.
5. Peter seems to have a natural _______________ for learning languages.
6. Discussion question: What is more important for success, _______________ or effort?
7. His _______________ to run 10 kilometres in 40 minutes is incredible.
8. The victim was so scared that she was _______________ to answer the policeman's questions until hours after the attack.
9. Napoleon Bonaparte once said that _______________ is nothing without opportunity.
10. Australia's largest bird, the emu, has the _______________ to run over 65 kilometres an hour.
Exercise generated with *Gerry's Vocabulary Teacher* (Michael A. Riccioli - 2010)
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