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1 E NGLISH F OR C OMPUTER S CIENCE Word Formation Dr. Shahriar Bijani

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11 P OSITIVE TO N EGATIVE 1. We were to convince her of the dangers of red meat, both to human health and the planet as a whole. (ABLE) 2. His arguments were but seemed to be based on emotions. He got angry when I challenged him. (CLEAR) the investigators were unable to prove that the scientist had been murdered. (FORTUNATE) 4. Portuguese bullfighter do not kill the bulls, their Spanish counterparts. (LIKE) 5. European politicians are to take effective steps to protect the environment now that there is an economic recession. (LIKELY) 6. Herons remain until their prey comes within reach. (MOTION) 7. It was very to watch the scenes of fishermen killing dolphins in Taiji in Japan. (PLEASANT) 8. His vegetable garden is not at all ordered, In fact it looks very in shape. (REGULAR) 9. Sponge Bob is quite subversive and for young children. (SUITABLE) 10. In recent years there has been a very increase in jellyfish populations. In fact, they have started to attack salmon farms. (USUAL)

12 P OSITIVE TO N EGATIVE 1. We were to convince her of the dangers of red meat, both to human health and the planet as a whole. (ABLE) unable 2. His arguments were but seemed to be based on emotions. He got angry when I challenged him. (CLEAR) unclear the investigators were unable to prove that the scientist had been murdered. (FORTUNATE) unfortunately 4. Portuguese bullfighter do not kill the bulls, their Spanish counterparts. (LIKE) unlike 5. European politicians are to take effective steps to protect the environment now that there is an economic recession. (LIKELY) unlikely 6. Herons remain until their prey comes within reach. (MOTION) motionless 7. It was very to watch the scenes of fishermen killing dolphins in Taiji in Japan. (PLEASANT) unpleasant 8. His vegetable garden is not at all ordered, In fact it looks very in shape. (REGULAR) irregular 9. Sponge Bob is quite subversive and for young children. (SUITABLE) unsuitable 10. In recent years there has been a very increase in jellyfish populations. In fact, they have started to attack salmon farms. (USUAL) unusual

13 N OUNS TO A DJECTIVES 1. The state many people experience before exams often means that they get lower marks than they deserve. (ANXIETY) 2. Ecuador has many different climates in one country. The area has a tropical climate for example. (COAST) 3. These days the expensive restaurants are empty whereas those with good offers are with hungry customers. (CROWD) 4. Cycling in a city without a safety helmet is extremely and also pretty stupid. (DANGER) 5. 'In the Night Garden...' is a TV show babies can understand. It is absolutely (DELIGHT) 6. The politician's explanation about the environmental disaster was extremely , if not to say a boldfaced lie. (DOUBT) 7. The government's policy of cutting spending on research and development resulted in a catastrophe for the country on the world market. (ECONOMY) 8. She's a real fighter, and full of enthusiasm. (ENERGY) 9. How can people keep eating processed food when it is so for your health. (HARM) -al-ful-ous-ic

14 N OUNS TO A DJECTIVES 1. The state many people experience before exams often means that they get lower marks than they deserve. (ANXIETY) anxious 2. Ecuador has many different climates in one country. The area has a tropical climate for example. (COAST) coastal 3. These days the expensive restaurants are empty whereas those with good offers are with hungry customers. (CROWD) crowded 4. Cycling in a city without a safety helmet is extremely and also pretty stupid. (DANGER) dangerous 5. 'In the Night Garden...' is a TV show babies can understand. It is absolutely (DELIGHT) delightful 6. The politician's explanation about the environmental disaster was extremely , if not to say a boldfaced lie. (DOUBT) doubtful 7. The government's policy of cutting spending on research and development resulted in a catastrophe for the country on the world market. (ECONOMY) economic 8. She's a real fighter, and full of enthusiasm. (ENERGY) energetic 9. How can people keep eating processed food when it is so for your health. (HARM) harmful

15 N OUNS TO A DJECTIVES 1. To be you need to cut out processed foods, red meat and sugar and do regular exercise. It will also make you feel happy. (HEALTH) 2. A green society is perfectly feasible and maybe our only option if our children are to have a happy future. (INDUSTRY) 3. The reason why the Spanish government banned the sale of stevia seeds is and highly suspicious. (MYSTERY) 4. Despite many great improvements, the streets of Valencia are still very (NOISE) 5. Morella is a beautiful and place to spend a weekend. (PEACE) 6. Refined sugar does so much damage to human health that you could almost say that it was (POISON) 7. Using many different sources of renewable energy, both on a national and domestic scale, is the only way to stop using coal, nuclear and petroleum. (PRACTICE) 8. We need to be looking for solutions rather than just seeking profit. (SCIENCE) 9. Just because bullfighting is or cultural does not mean that it is good. (TRADITION)

16 N OUNS TO A DJECTIVES To be you need to cut out processed foods, red meat and sugar and do regular exercise. It will also make you feel happy. (HEALTH) healthy A green society is perfectly feasible and maybe our only option if our children are to have a happy future. (INDUSTRY) industrial The reason why the Spanish government banned the sale of stevia seeds is and highly suspicious. (MYSTERY) mysterious Despite many great improvements, the streets of Valencia are still very (NOISE) noisy Morella is a beautiful and place to spend a weekend. (PEACE) peaceful Refined sugar does so much damage to human health that you could almost say that it was (POISON) poisonous Using many different sources of renewable energy, both on a national and domestic scale, is the only way to stop using coal, nuclear and petroleum. (PRACTICE) practical We need to be looking for solutions rather than just seeking profit. (SCIENCE) scientific Just because bullfighting is or cultural does not mean that it is good. (TRADITION) traditional

17 VERBS TO NOUNS EXERCISE The water-fuelled car was his greatest (ACHIEVE) The final took 8 hours to reach. (AGREE) The on their faces was worthy of a photograph. (AMAZE) The first of problems in the design started in November of this year. (APPEAR) Thanks to mobile phones, the emergency services come to people's much faster these days. (ASSIST) My first for a holiday would be Okinawa. (CHOOSE) The managing of the pharmaceutical company was sent to prison for bribing medical staff. (DIRECT) is now at more than 20% in Spain, which is catastrophic. (EMPLOY)

18 VERBS TO NOUNS EXERCISE The water-fuelled car was his greatest.... achievement (ACHIEVE) The final.... agreement took 8 hours to reach. (AGREE) The.... amazement on their faces was worthy of a photograph. (AMAZE) The first..... appearance..... of problems in the design started in November of this year. (APPEAR) Thanks to mobile phones, the emergency services come to people's..... assistance..... much faster these days. (ASSIST) My first choice.... for a holiday would be Okinawa. (CHOOSE) The managing..... director..... of the pharmaceutical company was sent to prison for bribing medical staff. (DIRECT)..... Unemployment..... is now at more than 20% in Spain, which is catastrophic. (EMPLOY)

19 VERBS TO NOUNS EXERCISE Helping companies to create jobs is the best way to stimulate in an economy. (GROW) Electric cars have been showing remarkable in recent years. (IMPROVE) People need to increase their of nutrition, especially about the dangers of sugar, red meat and refined flour. (KNOW) For the first time, there is that using baby formula has a negative effect on babies' health. (PROVE) The World Health Organisation is for babies to be exclusively breastfed for the first six months. (RECOMMEND) The initial government was to deny everything. In the end, however, the minister was forced to resign. (RESPOND) The of the Toyota Prius has been very encouraging for people who want a better planet. (SUCCEED) The to the energy crisis is not nuclear, because of the enormous hidden costs, the toxic waste and simply because it is not renewable. (SOLVE) Thanks to all the great improvements, now fill the streets of Valencia. (TOUR) There is a huge of rice dishes in Valencia, apart from paella. (VARY)

20 VERBS TO NOUNS EXERCISE Helping companies to create jobs is the best way to stimulate..... growth..... in an economy. (GROW) Electric cars have been showing remarkable... improvement in recent years. (IMPROVE) People need to increase their... knowledge.. of nutrition, especially about the dangers of sugar, red meat and refined flour. (KNOW) For the first time, there is... proof.... that using baby formula has a negative effect on babies' health. (PROVE) The World Health Organisation.. recommendation... is for babies to be exclusively breastfed for the first six months. (RECOMMEND) The initial government.. response.... was to deny everything. In the end, however, the minister was forced to resign. (RESPOND) The.... success... of the Toyota Prius has been very encouraging for people who want a better planet. (SUCCEED) The... solution.... to the energy crisis is not nuclear, because of the enormous hidden costs, the toxic waste and simply because it is not renewable. (SOLVE) Thanks to all the great improvements,.... tourists.... now fill the streets of Valencia. (TOUR) There is a huge.... variety.. of rice dishes in Valencia, apart from paella. (VARY)


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