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Word formation worksheets

Word formation worksheets

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Word building

 

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  Grammar worksheets > Word formation
English Worksheet: Adjective Formation  (3rd of the SET)  -  suffixes
Adjective Formation (3rd of the SET) - suffixes "-ed" and "-ing"
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 2246

 
English Worksheet: Adjective Formation  (1st of the SET)  -  Adding Negative Prefixes to give the word the opposite meaning
Adjective Formation (1st of the SET) - Adding Negative Prefixes to give the word the opposite meaning
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 1959

 
English Worksheet: Word Building -
Word Building - "Suffixes & Prefixes" - Words can change from one part of speech to another by adding a prefix or a suffix - ((110 nouns, verbs, adjectives to change)) - elementary/intermedi ate - (( B&W VERSION INCLUDED ))
Level: elementary
Age: 7-17
Downloads: 1681

 
English Worksheet: Prefixes and suffixes - grammar guide, gap-filling, game cards & keys - 4 pages (fully editable)
Prefixes and suffixes - grammar guide, gap-filling, game cards & keys - 4 pages (fully editable)
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 1577

 
English Worksheet: Adjective Formation  (2nd of the SET)  - common suffixes: -ful/-less/-y/-ish/-able/-ible
Adjective Formation (2nd of the SET) - common suffixes: -ful/-less/-y/-ish/- able/-ible
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 1572

 
English Worksheet: Word formation exercise (1)
Word formation exercise (1)
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 1528

 
English Worksheet: WORD FORMATION: NEGATIVE PREFIXES (Part I)
WORD FORMATION: NEGATIVE PREFIXES (Part I)
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 1237

 
English Worksheet: Word formation: suffixes
Word formation: suffixes
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 1199

 
English Worksheet: Word Building - Game cards (tips, key, editable)
Word Building - Game cards (tips, key, editable)
Level: advanced
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 1145

 
English Worksheet: WORD FORMATION: prefixes
WORD FORMATION: prefixes
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 1027

 
English Worksheet: WORD FORMATION - 3***PREFIXES&SUFFIXES*** (B&W+KEY included)
WORD FORMATION - 3***PREFIXES&SUFFIXE S*** (B&W+KEY included)
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 1033

 
English Worksheet: PREFIXES - un / dis / im / ir / un + KEY
PREFIXES - un / dis / im / ir / un + KEY
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 978

 
English Worksheet: Word-formation: English suffixes (nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs)
Word-formation: English suffixes (nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs)
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 967

 
English Worksheet: WORD FORMATION-1 ***SUFFIXES*** (B&W included)
WORD FORMATION-1 ***SUFFIXES*** (B&W included)
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 900

 
English Worksheet: WORD FORMATION: NEGATIVE PREFIXES (Part 2)
WORD FORMATION: NEGATIVE PREFIXES (Part 2)
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 854

 
English Worksheet: Word-Formation   Prefixes and Suffixes
Word-Formation Prefixes and Suffixes
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-14
Downloads: 880

 
English Worksheet: Word Formation
Word Formation
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 896

 
English Worksheet: WORD FORMATION 2-NEGATIVE PREFIXES (b&w+key included)
WORD FORMATION 2-NEGATIVE PREFIXES (b&w+key included)
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 779

 
English Worksheet: Adjectives with negatives prefixes Nš 1
Adjectives with negatives prefixes Nš 1
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 729

 
English Worksheet: WORD FORMATION: NOUNS FROM VERBS / NOUNS FROM ADJECTIVES
WORD FORMATION: NOUNS FROM VERBS / NOUNS FROM ADJECTIVES
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 734

 
English Worksheet: Adjectives with negatives prefixes Nš 2
Adjectives with negatives prefixes Nš 2
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 679

 
English Worksheet: NEGATIVE PREFIXES
NEGATIVE PREFIXES
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 648

 
English Worksheet: Adjectives with negatives prefixes Nš 3
Adjectives with negatives prefixes Nš 3
Level: intermediate
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 636

 
English Worksheet: Word formation exercise (2)
Word formation exercise (2)
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 648

 
English Worksheet: WORD FORMATION: ADJECTIVES FROM NOUNS
WORD FORMATION: ADJECTIVES FROM NOUNS
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 630

 
English Worksheet: WORD FORMATION- NOUNS FROM VERBS
WORD FORMATION- NOUNS FROM VERBS
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 591

 
English Worksheet: WORD FORMATION - SUFFIXES
WORD FORMATION - SUFFIXES
Level: elementary
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 557

 
English Worksheet: WORD FORMATION - PREFIXES
WORD FORMATION - PREFIXES
Level: elementary
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 540

 
English Worksheet: How to make COMPOUND WORDS
How to make COMPOUND WORDS
Level: elementary
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 480

 
English Worksheet: RECOGNIZING PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES
RECOGNIZING PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES
Level: elementary
Age: 7-10
Downloads: 476

 
English Worksheet: WORD FORMATION - ROOT WORDS (PARTS OF SPEECH) and SUFFIXES (fully editable + KEY)
WORD FORMATION - ROOT WORDS (PARTS OF SPEECH) and SUFFIXES (fully editable + KEY)
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 479

 
English Worksheet: Compound words made with some, any and no * grammar * 5 tasks * 2 pages * with key *** fully editable***
Compound words made with some, any and no * grammar * 5 tasks * 2 pages * with key *** fully editable***
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 450

 
English Worksheet:
"SUFFIXES" - When, Why & How to use (( -ness, -tion, -ance, -ant, -ent, -able )) - (( definitions & 80 suffix exercises )) - WITH ANSWERS - elementary/intermedi ate - (( B&W VERSION INCLUDED ))
Level: elementary
Age: 6-17
Downloads: 446

 
English Worksheet: Suffixes ....
Suffixes ....
Level: intermediate
Age: 3-17
Downloads: 446

 
English Worksheet: Prefixes...Choose the correct answer
Prefixes...Choose the correct answer
Level: intermediate
Age: 3-17
Downloads: 453

 
English Worksheet: Word formation (from Noun to Verb and Adjective) + key
Word formation (from Noun to Verb and Adjective) + key
Level: advanced
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 448

 
English Worksheet: Word formation + KEY
Word formation + KEY
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 437

 
English Worksheet: Suffixes Of  Verbs
Suffixes Of Verbs
Level: intermediate
Age: 9-17
Downloads: 431

 
English Worksheet: PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES - EASY GRAMMAR REFERENCE AND ACTIVITIES
PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES - EASY GRAMMAR REFERENCE AND ACTIVITIES
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 421

 
English Worksheet: Fun with words - Using prefixes to form opposites
Fun with words - Using prefixes to form opposites
Level: elementary
Age: 10-17
Downloads: 414

 
English Worksheet: Word formation - Adjectives from nouns and verbs
Word formation - Adjectives from nouns and verbs
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-100
Downloads: 444

 
English Worksheet: Suffixes Of Adjectives
Suffixes Of Adjectives
Level: elementary
Age: 8-12
Downloads: 431

 
English Worksheet: Prefixes  un - in - mis - non - re - pre - en  & dis . Key included
Prefixes un - in - mis - non - re - pre - en & dis . Key included
Level: elementary
Age: 10-12
Downloads: 411

 
English Worksheet: Using Prefixes to form Opposites: IM, IN, IR, IL,UN,DIS
Using Prefixes to form Opposites: IM, IN, IR, IL,UN,DIS
Level: elementary
Age: 11-17
Downloads: 399

 
English Worksheet: WORD BUILDING
WORD BUILDING
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 374

 
English Worksheet: Word Formation
Word Formation
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 374

 
English Worksheet: WORD FORMATION: NOUNS - VERBS - ADJECTIVES (REUPLOADED)
WORD FORMATION: NOUNS - VERBS - ADJECTIVES (REUPLOADED)
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 369

 
English Worksheet: Negative prefixes - in-, im-, il-, ir-. un-. dis- (KEY included)
Negative prefixes - in-, im-, il-, ir-. un-. dis- (KEY included)
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-100
Downloads: 371

 
English Worksheet: Noun Forming Suffixes
Noun Forming Suffixes
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-17
Downloads: 388

 
English Worksheet: COMPOUND WORDS
COMPOUND WORDS
Level: elementary
Age: 8-14
Downloads: 367

 
English Worksheet: suffixes and prefixes
suffixes and prefixes
Level: intermediate
Age: 8-14
Downloads: 356

 
English Worksheet: Word Formation (B&W + KEY included)
Word Formation (B&W + KEY included)
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 359

 

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