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6. Please call a manager to the sales floor _______ you encounter any customers who have the ad with them and demand to receive the 55% discount. These cases will be handled on an individual basis. (A) because (B) whether (C) if (D) before II. Memorandum To: Supervisors As of January 1st all new employees will be subject to a 3 month probationary period. Medical, holiday, and flextime benefits will not apply to new staff members until the full 3 months have expired. After the three months have been completed, please contact your employees and inform them that their probationary period has ended. The HR department will contact you by email 2 days in advance to remind you of the date. Thank you for your cooperation. 7. What is the main purpose of this memo? A) To inform all employees of a new expiration date. B) To put staff members on probation. C) To introduce the HR department. D) To inform supervisors of a change in policy. 8. When does the change come into effect? A) Today. B) In 2 days. C) In 3 months D) On January 1st. PART 2: AVERAGE I. Write the antecedent of the underlined pronoun. 1. Jo gave a bonus to all the employees and to himself as well. 2. Magnolias are trees that grow in the South. They produce beautiful white blossoms. II. Underline the correct verb form. 3. I do (draw, drawn). 4. I have been (working, works) harder than usual. 5. I will have (working, worked) for one year by the end of this month. 6. It must have (creeped, crept) into the house last night. III. Vocabulary 7. Selfishness is a detestable quality in anyone. a)loathsome b)desirable c)questionable d)lamentable 8. Constant interruptions exasperated the speaker. a) annoyed b) delighted c) confused d) bored

PART 1: EASY I. Letter 1. Seasons Greetings. As a _______ customer, we wanted you to be among the first to know about our upcoming holiday sale. All craft paper, specialty printer paper, and decorative envelopes will be reduced by 50% for the month of December. (A) value (B) valued (C) valid (D) validate 2. As per tradition at Sid's Stationery, we will be having a Christmas raffle. This year the grand prize is a 2-night stay for two at the Meridian Inn _______ Toronto Island. The winner will receive a free double occupancy stay in the penthouse suite as well as a free dinner on the moonlit patio. (A) through (B) on (C) over (D) at 3. Money from ticket sales will be _______ to The Family Foundation, a local organization that provides food and clothing to those who need it most this Christmas. (A) purchased (B) donated (C) funded (D) collected 4. Please be aware that there was a misprint in an advertisement for our store in this week's local free press. The ad states that on Saturday all men's formal footwear is on for 55% percent off rather _______ 15% off. (A) that (B) than (C) then (D) they're 5. If customers come in and ask about this sale, please _______ and explain the printing error. Offer them an additional 5% off coupon to thank them for coming into our store. The coupon can be given out even if the customer decides not to purchase any shoes. (A) apologize (B) compromise (C) categorize (D) analyze

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