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C2 Word formation: When No One Is Watching

Here’s another word formation activity based on a text that aims to capture readers’ interest for this thriller by Alyssa Cole. The text and picture is from Goodreads.com

Created by blogdeserena


C1-C2 Word formation When No One Is Watching

Read the text and  complete the text with a form of the word in capitals. 

Activity by Serena

Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but her 1) ... (LOVE)  neighborhood seems to change every time she blinks. Condos are 2) ... (SPROUT) like weeds, FOR SALE signs are popping up 3) ... (NIGHT), and the neighbors she’s known all her life are disappearing. To hold onto her community’s past and present, Sydney channels her frustration into a walking tour and finds  4) an/a ... (LIKE) and unwanted assistant in one of the new arrivals to the block—her neighbour  Theo.
But Sydney and Theo’s deep dive into history quickly becomes a 5) ... (DIZZY) descent into paranoia and fear. Their neighbors may not have moved to the suburbs after all, and the push to 6)... (VITAL) the community may be more deadly than advertised. When does coincidence become 7) ... (CONSPIRE)? Where do people go when 8) ... (GENTRY) pushes them out? Can Sydney and Theo trust each other—or themselves—long enough to find out before they too disappear?









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