observe observation observer
1. He was a witty and cynical … of the social scene.
2. We may … similar trends in most modern societies.
3. She made an excellent … in her essay on Charles Dickens.
disappoint disappointment disappointing
1. The show may … some viewers.
2. Jackson cancelled his concert to the great … of his fans.
3. This year’s sails figures were very … .
reserve reservation reserved
1. I’ve made a … for you on the morning flight.
2. Saturdays are busy, restaurants and cafes are crowded. Can we … the table in advance?
3. He is a … man of a great ambition.
encourage encouragement encouraging
1. The news from the doctors is very … .
2. We … students participation in our classes.
3. We would run up and down shouting … to the team.
appreciate appreciation appreciative
1. He was sincerely … of their support.
2. The prize is given in … of his great contribution to Russian literature.
3. I … this opportunity to put my point of view to the committee.
VI. Change the words in brackets and complete the sentences.
1. The award is given in … of her huge contribution of the film
2. To Edward’s … Gina never turned up at the party. (DISAPPOINT)
3. He spent two nights under close … in hospital. (OBSERVE)
4. The town’s main … is a thermal lake. (ATTRACT)
5. There is not much in the way of … in this town – just a
cinema and a couple of pubs. (ENTERTAIN)