Word formation games/ worksheets

PDFs and teaching ideas on affixes (prefixes and suffixes), changing verbs to nouns, etc. If you like anything here and want more, please support TEFLtastic.

Updated 13 April 2021

Teaching word formation articles

7 word formation games

FCE Use of English Part Three word formation teaching tips

Index pages in this section

Prefixes games/ worksheets

Photocopiable word formation classroom activities

Describing processes word formation (in this e-book) – NEW

Word formation spelling rules for IELTS Academic Writing (in this e-book) – NEW

CPE Use of English Part Three word formation hangman

Suffixes for describing people subject questions quiz (-er, -or, -ee, -ant, -ist, etc)

Word formation list dictation game

Adverbs in CPE Use of English Part Three game

Prefixes with opposite meanings jigsaw

Negative prefixes jigsaws (with CPE and academic vocabulary versions and presentation stage)

Character words with negative prefixes games (jigsaw and speaking)

Word formation reversi memory game

Prefixes with opposite meanings discussion and presentation

Affixes with opposite meanings reversi game

CPE word formation brainstorming game

Key words in business writing Word formation games

Academic Word List word formation challenge game

Cambridge First Certificate word formation challenge game

Weather and adverbs of frequency speaking game (with weather vocabulary word formation)

Food vocabulary word formation challenge game

Meanings of affixes

Word formation discussion questions

Word formation Compare your weeks

Ranking things that make people feel good and bad Word formation

Word formation Call my bluff (students can then go on to set each other similar challenges)

Academic Word List vocabulary with negative prefixes

Word formation extended speaking

Word formation and responding sympathetically

Education vocabulary word formation

Use of English Part Three practice of speculating language (linking speaking and Use of English)

Use of English Part Three word formation practice of comparing and contrasting for Speaking Part Two (ditto)

Related pages

FCE Use of English Part Three word formation games/ worksheets

CPE Use of English page (including Part Three on word formation)

1 Response to Word formation games/ worksheets

  1. These worksheets are soooo cool :)

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