WF048 - A Real Circus ? - Word Formation

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Complete the text with the correct form of the word in brackets .

A day at the circus

The new circus certainly offers an amazing and (IMPRESS) range of acts. The knife throwing and flame swallowing acts are (FRIGHTEN) enough to make anyone in the audience feel (NERVE) , the clown acts show many (FUN) things. The gymnastics and the breathtaking (ACROBAT) are simply (SPECTACLE) . It's the first time I've seen people walk on a tightrope and perform at such incredible (HIGH). However, the circus is (LIKE) to become really (FAME) or (SUCCEED) because it doesn't use any animals in its acts.

The (OWN) of the show says that most people prefer circuses with lions, elephants and other animals. The (PRODUCE) of a TV programme removed the show when some of the (VIEW) complained that it wasn't a "real" circus.