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Exit Test

Entry Test Exit Test

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Listen to the first part of a presentation. The presenter is Max Potter of Abacus Ltd. Listen for the answers to the first two questions. 1 The presentation is about … a) the company. b) a new product. c) Max Potter’s job. 2 The presentation will be … a) in two sections. b) in three sections. c) in four sections. Listen to the rest of the presentation and complete these notes about the company. You will hear this second part twice. Company name Products Year that Max Potter started the company Based in Total number of employees Number of research engineers Number of sales staff Directors Abacus Ltd. 3 ............ ............ for the car industry 4 ............ Swindon, West of England 5 ............ 6 ............ 7 ............ Managing Director: Max Potter Finance Director: Mark Bristow 8 ............ Director: Jane Morgan Human Resources Director: Ian Mackintosh a15 million a year 10 ............

9 ............ Turnover in the next five years

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.. The .Exit Test Vocabulary A Complete this extract from a company websitewith a word from the box. 14 can sample over 100 varieties of tea in a warm and attractive environment........... 12 (shops and tea-houses) around the country.......... 16 £40....... We think this is a(n) .............. Human Resources Manager C Complete this report of a meeting with four words or phrases from the box...... 25 market with plenty of opportunities for us... 26 of the bar should not be too high – perhaps 50– 60 cents........... 24 : that means......... B Complete this job advertisement with a word from the box............. 13 high-quality teas from India and Sri Lanka. young working people who don’t have time to eat a proper lunch........ and must be able to work under ......000 a year... 17 advertising agency based in central London.. 20 in advertising.................... ........... with its head office in Manchester............. operation in the UK....... executive energetic successful Candidates experience Salary pressure Apply Seeks executive Advertising ..... 21 . launch age group budget target price growing strategy strategy We discussed the marketing .......... The .. ......... plus generous bonuses... We are a(n) ......... We are looking for a(n) . .. We ............... 28 MARKET LEADER TEST FILE © Pearson Education Limited 2000 Photocopiable Limited 2004 ................... Our . 19 should have several years of ........ 23 market for the bar will be the 16 to 25 ..... We also sell . 22 to F G Dodson.. QualiTEA is a profitable .. and can buy packets of tea to take home.......... 15 through our website. 11 chain with more than 200 ........ for the new chocolate bar........ purchase online customers retail outlets franchise franchise QualiTEA is a ...... 18 person to handle customer accounts.

. I enjoy ........... Choose the best word or phrase to complete the letter.. 31 with important customers................ 40 ....... EXAMPLE: a) write 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 a) tell a) am working a) have joined a) Since a) deal a) like a) gives a) to travel a) speak b) am writing b) have told b) work b) joined b) For b) am dealing b) will like b) will give b) travelled b) am speaking c) have written c) told c) have worked c) join c) During c) will deal c) would like c) gave c) travelling c) do speak B Read the e-mail. I ....... 32 to move to international sales because I think it ... 34 and I ... In each line...... 27 me I should apply to you.. one word is incorrect. 39 ... Dear Mr Green b) I ....... I often .... about the new job vacancy in the international sales department. 35 two foreign languages: French and Spanish................. Photocopiable © Pearson Education Limited 2000 © Pearson Education Limited 2004 MARKET LEADER TEST FILE 29 ....... 33 me a lot of new experience................... 28 in sales for five years: I worked for Allsops Ltd...... 41 .... 37 . John Hampshire...... taxi drivers?) – Is there many international restaurants? – Do the food cost a lot? – How many money will I need to take with me? – What will the weather be like on June? Many thanks for your help! EXAMPLE: well 36 ............................ 30 last November..... You know the city good............ Can you answer a questions to help me to plan my trip? – Where hotel do you recommend? – Do much people speak English? (For example........ Underline the incorrect word and write the correct word...Exit Test Grammar A Read the letter of application for the job of sales representative in the international sales department of a company........ The sales manager... . and sometimes I negotiate sales of up to i100..... 29 this company two years ago..............000............ for three years and I ........ Hello Matt! I’m planning a trip to Seoul in June.. I ........ 38 ...... .... 42 . I have been head of the regional sales office....

... . i) What would you like to know? 30 MARKET LEADER TEST FILE © Pearson Education Limited 2000 Photocopiable Limited 2004 . thanks.. b) See you again soon! c) Good to see you too! d) Yes. . .. the B458 and the C920. 46 the C920. . . . 49 Would you like a coffee? .. g) Pleased to meet you.... . ... . .... 48 This is Mike Read from Colorado. ..... The B458 is more expensive ..... h) That’s a good idea.. . 45 better colour copies. .. ... .... Functions A Choose the best answer to each of the following: Hello..the. think this model is . .. Thank you for coming. thanks. 43 big for our present needs. ... 44 the C920.......... ...... The A122 is . . . . ..Exit Test C Read the memo about three models of photocopier. . .. . . I .. .. ... . .. .. .. ..... It isn’t as wide . .. . .. it was lovely! e) Thanks but I prefer tea.. a) Yes.. of course... Good to see you again! c) EXAMPLE: .. 52 Let’s go to a restaurant for lunch.. . .... . 47 How’s business? .... 54 Goodbye.. .. .... but it makes . .. f ) Fine. ...... . Complete the text with one suitable word. 51 I’d like some information about your new product. .. . 50 Could I use your phone please? .. . .. 53 Did you enjoy the meal? . ... .. ... ... . To: From: The Purchasing Manager Jan Smits Subject: New photocopier for training department I have looked at three models: the A122.. ...... biggest of the three.

. a) b) c) d) I don’t agree with you The problem is I think I agree e) f) g) h) We need to Why don’t we I see what you mean what do you feel about this Detlef Marianne Sakari Gianni Detlef Sakari Gianni OK. England..... 57. b) it is the largest electronics company in North America.... helped to found Texas Instruments. Geophysical Service... Green attended high school in Vancouver and entered the University of British Columbia in 1918. 55? ..... . It was renamed Texas Instruments in 1951. and the family moved frequently through the US and Canada as Charles looked for work...... 60. completing his studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston. Texas Instruments was established in 1941..... Cecil Howard Green died in 2003 at the age of 102. . With the start of the second world war.... 58 with Sakari... .. decide: do we reduce our price too – or not? Marianne.. ... Then we’ll be the only company with a high price.. c) the electronics industry.... His engineer father. with a Master’s degree in electrical engineering. Green worked for a number of engineering groups before the final move to Geophysical Service.. 56 our price is already too high.. We can reduce it by five percent and still make a good profit... Between 1928 and 1932. and mother.. Cecil Howard Green was born near Manchester..000 staff.. b) Texas Instruments in the last 60 years.. Green was a director until his retirement in 1975.. Green joined the company in 1932 and spent several years looking for oil in Texas. But do we have to decide now? I have a suggestion.... .......000...... We have a high-quality product.... The company introduced the integrated circuit board — the device that made possible the microelectronics revolution... 59 we don’t know what our other competitors will do. emigrated to Canada when Green was less 25 30 35 62 The article is mostly about … a) the life and career of Cecil H Green. the company’s electronics division grew rapidly..... Charles. Green and three colleagues bought the business in 1941 for $300. Perhaps all the prices will fall. than two years old. c) it is the oldest electronics company in North America... His first job was to design steam turbine generators for the General Electric Company but in two years he left to join the Raytheon Manufacturing Company to work on small electronics devices. it grew out of an oil exploration group. e) .... A low price gives the wrong message to our customers..... . 61 wait and see what our other competitors do? Reading A Read the article and answer the questions. The company today has a turnover of about $8bn.... From the Financial Times 5 10 15 20 Over 60 years ago a British-born businessman... Maggie. Cecil H Green. Photocopiable © Pearson Education Limited 2000 © Pearson Education Limited 2004 MARKET LEADER TEST FILE 31 ..Exit Test B Complete the conversation with a phrase from the box. We shouldn’t reduce the price. 63 Texas Instruments is famous because … a) it launched the integrated circuit board. and more than 40.. Our biggest competitor has reduced the price of their product. We can keep the high price because we have the best product on the market..... one of North America’s largest and most important electronics groups.

Event Cecil H Green was born. Cecil H Green began his university studies. 67 68 69 Cecil H Green stopped working for Texas Instruments. Year 64 (about) 65 (about) 66 1932 1941 1951 70 32 MARKET LEADER TEST FILE © Pearson Education Limited 2000 Photocopiable Limited 2004 .Exit Test B Complete the chart with information from the article. Cecil H Green’s family moved to Canada.

Day of meeting Travel from airport by Arrive at Bernd’s office How long they will meet What they will discuss Rick will bring Rick will send You are Rick. Make notes about the details of the meeting in the box.Exit Test Writing Listen to the telephone conversation. You will hear the conversation twice.m. Rick and Bernd make arrangements to meet in Frankfurt. Write an e-mail to Bernd to confirm the arrangements. You have booked your flight to Frankfurt and will arrive at 8:10 a. Write about 70– 100 words. Photocopiable © Pearson Education Limited 2000 © Pearson Education Limited 2004 MARKET LEADER TEST FILE 33 .