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PET - EFFECT, AFFECT
You are given a block of text which explains the theory of this concept.
Once you have read the theory, do the exercises given below to test how well you have understood the ideas.
How to do the Exercises:
You are given a set of words.
You are also given some sentences with input boxes, and you are required to use the words to complete the sentences correctly.
You can put your chosen word into the input box by first clicking on the word and then in the input box.
The word will appear in the input box.
If it is correct, it will go green, and if not, it will go red.
The similarity between the two words EFFECT and AFFECT can sometimes cause confusion.
EFFECT, beginning with E, is a noun.
Cold weather has a bad EFFECT on my health.
AFFECT, spelt with an A, is a verb.
Cold weather can AFFECT your health.
These words are very often used in FCE sentence transformations, and should be well understood.
The word EFFECT has other meanings.
EFFECT can be used as a verb to mean CAUSE TO HAPPEN.
The U.N. is trying to EFFECT change in poor countries.
This usage is not tested in the FCE very often.
EFFECTS can mean belongings.
Please leave your personal EFFECTS on the table.
EFFECTS can also mean different behaviours.
The special EFFECTS were fantastic.
Their new show has marvellous sound EFFECTS.
Will what we say have a negative (1) on what he does?
Will what we say negatively (2) what he does?
I couldn't believe some of the special (3) we saw.
The U.N. is trying to (4) change for women in China.
The food she eats affects her health badly.
The food she eats has a bad (5) her health.