Підручник Англійська мова 9 клас для спеціалізованих шкіл з поглибленим вивченням англійської мови - Л.В. Калініна - Генеза 2017 рік

Unit 3 Preparing For The Future

3.5. Self-Test Pack

A. Use of English

Read the text below. For questions (1-10) choose the correct answer (A, B, C, D).

There is an example at the beginning (0).

A Way to Success

Most young people have the ambition _0_(C) in their chosen career. They dream__1__achieving success and security for themselves and their loved ones. One of the reasons of it is the desire__2__by their family and friends. It is the necessity___3___ their respect and___4___. Lack of ambition,___5___, results___6___lack of achievement. Yet ambition must ___7__on some reality or it leads to unhappiness and__8___. You need to realize ___9___achieving success requires hard work and sacrifices by you and also by those closest to you. To be successful __10__ all costs, however, should not be the leading goal in life. No need to sacrifice the virtues with which you have been brought up.

A

B

C

D

0

realizing

to promote

to advance

fulfilling

1

on

of

for

over

2

to recognize

recognizing

to have recognized

to be recognized

3

taking

to feel

feel

take

4

pride

vanity

ambition

glad

5

luckily

somehow

moreover

as a rule

6

in

on

at

about

7

based

be based

to base

have based

8

disappointed

disappointing

disappoint

disappointment

9

that

on

which

what

10

on

in

at

for

2. Read the sentences and fill in the right word-form

1. My friend Ann is a very ... person.

AMBITION

2. I’d like to have a good ... job.

SATISFY

3. I love my mom because she is very ... .

SUPPORT

4. Many people enjoy computing, but I find it ... .

TIRED

5. For many teenagers ... is a problem because they can’t

DECIDE

decide what to do with their lives after finishing school.

6. Every teenager is eager to have a job, which answers

REQUIRE

all the educational ... .

7. Creative jobs give students a possibility to assert ... .

INDIVIDUAL

8. I believe the profession of a doctor or a lawyer is a ... one.

PRESTIGE

9. Some teenagers are ... of the future and feel ... .

SCARY

10. Any job, to my mind should be ... .

CONFUSION

CHALLENGE

B. Listening

Listen to 2 people’s opinions on making their careers and in the statements given choose the right answers to the questions.

1. Why didn’t the girl go to university?

a) Susan was tired after finishing school;

b) Susan wanted to earn money;

c) Susan wanted to see the world.

2. What job was Susan offered?

a) a marketing manager;

b) a secretary;

c) a consultant.

3. Why did the girl get a promotion?

a) she worked hard;

b) she found many friends there;

c) she did a special course.

4. Why did Susan give up working in the company?

a) she was dissatisfied with the job;

b) she was made redundant;

c) she wasn’t well-paid.

5. What did she eventually decide to do?

a) to look for another job;

b) to have a rest;

c) to go to University.

6. Where did Borys start his career?

a) at a big shop;

b) at a restaurant;

c) in a company.

7. What made Borys think differently of his profession?

a) he wanted more money;

b) he wanted to become a boss;

c) he wanted to take care of his baby and his wife.

8. Why couldn’t Borys see his wife and a baby a lot at the weekends?

a) he was working;

b) he was sleeping;

c) he was having a rest alone.

9. What made it possible for Borys to leave his job at the department store?

a) he managed to save money;

b) he found another well-paid job;

c) he got a fortune.

10. What was Borys’s final decision?

a) to try his own business;

b) to participate in his wife’s business;

c) to become an owner of the department store.

C. Reading

Read the letter of application and put the paragraphs in the correct order.

LETTER OF APPLICATION

a) I look forward to hearing from you.

b) Apart from selling some hand-made things at a school fair, I have had no experience of working as a salesperson. However, I think I would enjoy working in the shop as I am always happy to help people.

c) I am writing in reply to your advertisement for the position of a shop assistant advertised in the Kyiv Post. I would like to apply for this position.

d) Yours faithfully, Maria Romanenko.

e) I am 15 years old and live in Kyiv. At the moment I am in the 9th grade but I am finishing school this June. I would like to get some work experience before going to university.

f) If you require any further information, I can be contacted by phone on 050 3544482. I am also enclosing my CV for your information.

g) I am very interested in communicating with people and, my classmates say, I am good at dealing with problems. In addition, by the time I finish school I will have taken the Cambridge First Certificate Examination. My teacher thinks I will get at least a pass grade in it, so I’ll be able to assist both Ukrainian and foreign customers.

h) Dear Sir/Madam.

i) I think I know much about this profession as some of my relatives work in different shops. The profession seems exciting and challenging as it deals with people.

j) I plan on entering university and taking the course of trade and economy there. I’d like to connect my future life with this profession and to succeed in trading.

D. Writing

Write a CV

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