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ESCOLA E.B.

2 E 3 DE JLIO BRANDO Name: ________________________________________ ______________________________________________ _______________ No: ____ Class: ____ 9th form, level 5 Grade: _____________________________ _________________________________ ______________ _________ Date: _______________ _____________________________________ ___________________________ Teacher: __________________________ _________________________________ ____________ Enc. Educ.: _________ ______________ ____________________________ __________________________

READ THE FOLLOWING TEXT CAREFULLY

FACING THE REAL WORLD


ANNE HADFIELD, 17 Computing is my best subject, but I dont really want to be a computer programmer The job is completely boring, although my mum says the salary and the prospects are good I just dont know On the other hand Ive always loved playing with cosmetics Perhaps I should be a beautician. Of course it takes a lot of training but if I work hard, Im sure Ill get a job in a really elegant beauty salon. MARK ROBERTS, 16 Im bored with school. Last Summer I had some experience working on cars. I helped my uncle and I got my first wages. It was great! If I leave school now I can work as an apprentice motor mechanic at my uncles workshop well, I might start my own business in a few years. RUTH SHAW, 16 I decided what to do a long time ago when I was ten Im going to be a doctor. I know Ill have to study a lot and it is really difficult to get into Medical School but that is what I want. My family say Im not fit just because I fainted when my brother had an accident and I saw all that blood No one is going to stop me from trying. JULIA EVANS, 22 As a university graduate Im about to face the real world. Ive considered being a lawyer, a business executive, a teacher I have the right qualifications and skills. The only problem is: what if I dont like it? If I cant get a job, where will I live? I know that I dont have to plan out the rest of my life. I just need to make enough money to support myself. Then Ill think about what I want to do in the future.

A. MATCH EACH WORD WITH ITS CORRESPONDING MEANING.


1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) salary prospects training skills apprentice graduate qualifications a) person who has taken a degree b) abilities c) certificates and exams passed d) process of practising for a job e) money earned after a months work f) chances of being successful g) person who works to learn a job

B. WHO SAYS WHAT? IDENTIFY THE YOUNG PERSON WHO WHO EXPRESSES EACH OF THESE IDEAS.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. I dont want to be a student any longer. _______ I still have time to make up my mind about my future career. _______ I would like to get a job right now. _______ In spite of all I want to fulfil my childhood dream. _______ Having the job you like is more important than earning a lot of money. _______

C. ANSWER THE QUESTIONS


1. Does Anne agree with her mother about being a computer programmer? __________________________________________________________________________________ 2. What is Mark anxious to? __________________________________________________________________________________ 3. Why do Ruths family think she isnt prepared to be a doctor? __________________________________________________________________________________ 4. Does she let them influence her on her decision? Explain. __________________________________________________________________________________ 5. What is Julia afraid of? __________________________________________________________________________________ D. COMPLETE THE THE SENTENCES USING EACH OF THE CORRECT PREPOSITION. Keen Different Disappointed Worried Proud from about of about with on

ADJECTIVES

BELOW WITH THE

Fed up

1. He had a beard for a long time but he got ____________________ it. 2. Her family was very ____________________ her because she had qualified as a doctor. 3. Hes been very ____________________ politics since he was very young. No wonder he became a politician. 4. You have to go to hospital, but dont be ____________________ it - the doctors wont hurt you. 5. This car is ____________________ the one I drove yesterday. It is a bit smaller. 6. It seems that her students havent studied lately and shes ___________________ their results.

E. FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE OF THE VERBS IN BRACKETS.

PAST SIMPLE OR PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE

1. _______________ (you/ ever/ be) here? Yes, I _______________ (be) several times. In fact its the fifth time I am here. 2. This is the worst news we _______________ (hear) for years. 3. My teacher _______________ (have) a black Ford for as long as I know her. 4. I _______________ (not see) Helen since she _______________ (be) ill. I wish I _______________ (can) do something for her. 5. Some students, who _______________ (belong) to the band two years ago, are no longer at school. 6. I _______________ (already/ see) that film but I cant remember when I ______________ (see) it. 7. Nobody _______________ (meet) the boss yet. He _______________ (arrive) late for work this morning. 8. Doctor Smith _______________ (operate) a lot at this hospital for five years, but when her children _______________ (be) born she ______________ (have) to slow down. 9. Ruth _______________ (not go) out with Tommy since she _______________ (meet) Frank. 10. We _______________ (not write) the composition yet because the topic is very difficult and we must do some research. F. FILL IN THE BLANKS OR REWRITE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES AS INDICATED AND MAKE THE NECESSARY TRANSFORMATIONS. TRANSFORMATIONS. THE MEANING MUST REMAIN THE SAME. SAME.

FIRST AND SECOND CONDITIONAL


1. If Marys husband ____________ (phone) a friend of his, he __________ (find) out if there is a vacancy for her in his department. 2. I __________ (look) for another job if I __________ (not/ be) very well paid. 3. She refused the job. She __________ (accept) it unless she __________ (not/ find) a babysitter for her children. 4. If she __________ (write) many application letters, she __________ (get) some replies.

SECOND CONDITIONAL
1. Mary blames herself for being unemployed. She feels so stressed. If Mary ______________________________________________________________________ 2. Miriam doesnt have a degree. She doesnt find a job easily. Miriam ______________________________ if she __________________________________ 3. Women look for a job. They desperately need money. Women ______________________________ unless they ____________________________ G. WHAT ABOUT YOU? HAVE YOU ALREADY MADE UP YOUR MIND ABOUT YOUR FUTURE JOB? DO YOU INTEND TO GO ON STUDYING STUDYING OR WOULD YOU PREFER TO QUIT SCHOOL? REFER TO ITS ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES.

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