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En este ejercicio de Word Formation, vamos a trabajar juntos. Si ya conoces la palabra porque suena bien, entonces puedes pensar en insertar esa palabra, pero para asegurarte de que sea la palabra correcta es muy importante usar el análisis gramatical.

Es decir, puede que tengas que convertir el adjetivo en adverbio, o que haga falta un prefijo o sufijo, convertir una palabra en un nombre, etc.

Vamos a usar juntos un método inductivo para ayudarte a decidir la respuesta correcta a lo largo de cada uno de los ejemplos. ¡Empecemos!

Word Formation — examen de prueba

Primero lee el siguiente texto. En las preguntas 17 – 24, utiliza la palabra en mayúsculas al final de las líneas para formar palabras que encajen en los huecos en la misma línea. El primer ejemplo (0) ya está hecho.

New Zealand’s traditional dance: The Haka

Watching the Haka for the first time will surely be a (0) _______ experience. Not many have seen such a dance, let alone see it up close in (17) _______. The Haka, for New Zealanders, is the (18) _______ war dance that is traditionally performed before important rugby matches involving the New Zealand national rugby team, the All Blacks.

Many spectators and fans of the sport of rugby have (19) _______ the Haka as exhilarating, moving and soul-touching. Most can’t describe it. There’s something truly inspirational seeing elite sportsmen pour their heart and soul into giving the dance of their life.

The Haka itself (20) _______ from New Zealand’s ancient Maori culture and is a ceremonial dance or challenge. The Haka has long been practised as a war dance, but according to the Karetu, the Haka has been “erroneously (21) _______ by generations of uninformed as “war dances’”, whereas Māori mythology places haka as the dance “about the celebration of life”. This is adamant in the fact that the Haka (22) _______ does embrace life and is about respect, because the Haka is commonly performed during important cultural exchanges, funerals, weddings, and other such events.

Most would presume that the Haka is only performed at rugby matches, but in reality, quite the contrary is (23) _______. Apart from said events (from above), there have been many instances in the past during basketball matches, flash mobs, American football games and even roller derbies where the Haka was (24) _______.

The Haka has, and always will be, a beautiful and traditional Maori dance from New Zealand or Aotearoa, which in Maori means, the land of the long white cloud.

Word Formation — ¡Prueba tus conocimientos!

Palabras dadas (las que debes modificar)

(0) FASCINATE(17) ACT(18) FAME(19) DESCRIPTION(20) ORIGINAL
(21) DEFINITION (22) CERTAINTY(23) TRUTH(24) EXECUTION

¡Ojo!

Tenga en cuenta que en el examen (para Word Formation) no habrá opciones de manera tipo-test como las que se te dan aquí.

Watching the Haka for the first time will surely be a (0) ________ experience. (FASCINATE)
  • Fascinate
  • Fascinating
  • Unfascinated
  • Misfascinated
Not many have seen such a dance let alone see it up close in (17) ________. (ACT)
  • Acting
  • Unacted
  • Action
  • Acted
The Haka, for New Zealanders, is the (18) ________ war dance that is… (FAME)
  • Famed
  • Infamous
  • Famous
  • Ultrafamed
Many spectators and fans of the sport of rugby have (19) ____________ the Haka as exhilarating, moving and soul-touching. (DESCRIPTION)
  • Descriptive
  • Describe
  • Undescribed
  • Described

Cambridge First — Método Divertido

The Haka itself (20) ____________ from New Zealand’s ancient Maori culture and is a ceremonial dance or challenge.(ORIGINAL)
  • Originates
  • Originally
  • Original
  • Unoriginated
The Haka has long been practiced as a war dance, but according to the Karetu, the Haka has been «erroneously (21) _______________by generations of… (DEFINITION)
  • Defined
  • Undefined
  • Misdefined
  • Defining
This is adamant in the fact that the Haka (22) _________ does embrace life and is about respect, because… (CERTAINTY)
  • Uncertainty
  • Certain
  • Certainly
  • Ascertained
Most would presume that the Haka is only performed at rugby matches, but in reality, quite the contrary is (23) _______. (TRUTH)
  • Truthful
  • True
  • Untruthful
  • Untruth
Apart from said events (from above), there have been many instances in the past during basketball matches, flash mobs, American football games and even roller derbies where the Haka was (24)____________ . (EXECUTION)
  • Executed
  • Unexecuted
  • Executively
  • Executing

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