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Cambridge CAE sample: Use of English Part 3

Word formation

Read the text and then type the correct form of the word in CAPITALS to complete the gaps.

The Refugee Crisis: CAE Use of English Part 3

The number of Syrian refugees in (1) ............................. countries has reached two million, while a further 4.3 million people have been (2) ............................. within the nation's borders. The fighting has been so intense that the number of refugees has increased almost (3) ............................. in a single year, according to the UN.

"Syria has become the great tragedy of this century - a (4) ............................. humanitarian calamity with suffering and displacement (5) ............................. in recent history," said Antonio Guterres, head of the UN High Commission for Refugees, which released the figures.

Syrian refugees in Zaatari camp in neighbouring Jordan spoke to The Daily (6) ............................. and begged (7) ............................. Barack Obama and David Cameron to strike the Syrian regime. One mother described a mood of (8) ............................. after the Commons voted against Britain joining any military campaign last Thursday.

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie said: "The world risks being (9) ............................. complacent about the Syrian humanitarian disaster," she said. "The tide of human suffering unleashed by the conflict has catastrophic (10) ............................. If the situation continues to deteriorate at this rate, the number of refugees will only grow, and some neighbouring countries could be brought to the point of collapse."