Answer all thirty questions. There is one mark per question. Language review: Past simple and present perfect Complete the conversation using the correct form (past simple or present perfect) of the verbs in brackets. A Where do you work? B I work for HSBC in Paris. A How long (1)__________________ (you work) there? B I (2)__________________ (start) working for HSBC seven years ago. My first job with the company (3)__________________ (be) in Shanghai. After two years there, I (4)__________________ (take) the job in Paris. A That means you (5)__________________ (live) in Paris for five years, right? B Yes, that’s right. A How’s your French? B Well, I (6)__________________ (study) French for five years when I was at school and I (7)__________________ (have) a French lesson every week since I moved to France. My French isn’t perfect, but I speak it every day at work. I (8)__________________ (learn) a lot of French from my colleagues. A That’s good. I (9)__________________ (never study) French, but I (10)__________________ (speak) Spanish every day when I lived in Barcelona.
Vocabulary: Stress in the workplace A Complete the sentences with words from the box. deadline environment life lifestyle workaholic 11 Working freelance is challenging, but I love the __________________ – being able to choose when and where I work. 12 Trevor loves his job, but he says that the working __________________ isn’t very nice. The office is in an old building and it’s cold and dark. 13 Hugo is a __________________. He’s always the first to arrive at the office and the last to leave. I don’t think he has a life outside of work. 14 If I had a choice, I’d want a better quality of __________________ rather than more money. 15 Beatrice has a big __________________ next Monday so she’s working all weekend.
B Match the sentence beginnings (16–20) with the endings (a–e). 16 An international airline pilot travels a lot and works for long periods of time, 17 Accountants work regular hours at a desk, 18 Hairdressers’ workload changes through the day 19 Most of the time, a firefighter’s job isn’t very stressful, 20 It isn’t easy for a sales assistant to become a workaholic a) because sometimes a lot of customers come into the shop at once and, at other times, no one comes in. b) so work–life balance can be difficult. c) because they spend a lot of time just waiting for an emergency. d) because they can only be at work during the hours that the shop is open. e) so flexitime is a good option.
Skills: Participating in discussions A Put the words in the correct order to make sentences. 21 not I’m sure good that’s idea a. 22 agree I with think you I. question I’m the afraid of out that’s. training up It some might good be set a to idea. staff encourage to don’t relax Why we ?
B Complete the conversation with the sentences (a–e). a) I can’t agree with you there. b) We’ve got to do something about it. c) How about giving them the best parking space for a week? d) Excellent idea. e) Yeah, you’re right. A Stress levels are really high at the moment. I think the workforce is generally unhappy. B (26 )_____ C It might be a good idea to set up an ‘employee of the month’ scheme. B (27 )_____ That would be very popular. A We could offer a cash award. C (28 )_____ It would be too expensive. B (29 )_____ We don’t have any extra money at the moment. A (30 )_____ That wouldn’t cost us anything.
Language review: Past simple and past continuous Complete the text using the correct form (past simple or past continuous) of the verbs in brackets. Last week when Abbas (1)__________________ (work) late at the office one evening, his mobile phone (2)__________________ (ring). It (3)__________________ (be) his friend Lucien. Lucien (4)__________________ (walk) to a restaurant near Abbas’s office and he (5)__________________ (want) Abbas to join him for dinner. Abbas (6)__________________ (say) yes to the dinner invitation. As Abbas (7)__________________ (leave) the office, he (8)__________________ (meet) Andreas. Abbas (9)__________________ (invite) Andreas to dinner, too. But Andreas (10)__________________ (go) to meet a client so he couldn’t go to dinner with Abbas and Lucien.
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Complete the text with words from the box. reduce fill raise win protect Our electric cars are expensive, but they (16)__________________ a gap in the market. Customers want to (17)__________________ the environment and they’re willing to pay a lot for the right car. In fact, because our cars cost a lot, they (18)__________________ customers’ status. If you own one, you’re probably rich. In addition to making ‘green’ cars, we also (19)__________________ waste in our manufacturing process by about 10 per cent a year. In five years, we expect to have a zero waste manufacturing process. We feel confident that we’re going to (20)__________________ an award at next month’s Green Car Motor Show for the best new electric car design.