CHOCOLATE

WORD FORMATION EXERCISE

Use the word in capitals to form a word that best fits each gap, then press "Check" to check your answers.
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Chocolate! The 0) majority MAJOR of people around the world love it and some people even find it 1) ADDICT. Think about your friends and family. It's highly 2) LIKE that you know someone who hates it. So how did this love affair begin?
The story of chocolate began in the 3) TROPIC rainforests of Central and South America. Thousands of years ago, natives mixed seeds from the cacao tree with 4) VARY spices and water. The result was a bitter frothy drink that was very stimulating. A few mouthfuls was like drinking three or four cups of coffee!
This special drink became very important to the natives and some 5) HISTORY believe that only the highest members of society drank it.
When the first 6) EUROPE arrived in South America and tried this drink, they didn't like it at all. Nevertheless, they took their 7) DISCOVER back to Europe with them. There, honey, sugar and vanilla were added to the drink. This 8) MIX quickly became popular among the wealthy in Europe. And the rest, as the saying goes, is history!