Английский язык (Понимание структурно-смысловых связей в тексте)



Вопрос №11

Раздел 2. Чтение

Прочитайте текст и заполните пропуски А-F частями предложений, обозначен­ными цифрами 1-7. Одна из частей в списке 1-7 — лишняя. Занесите цифру, обозначающую соответствующую часть предложения, в поле внизу страницы.

The Application Form

Mike finished reading the application form and then set it down. It was a nervous moment. He needed this job. It was only (A)_________ his only source of income during this last term of college. Some of his friends were working three or even four days a week. Mike didn’t understand how they could cope with their course work. But (B)_________ him enough time to study. It was ideal.

He picked up the form again. If successful, he’d have to help with a touring market, selling soap products. He’d travel to a different town each weekend (C)_________ Saturday until late Sunday night — depending how far away the market was that weekend.

Again he put the form down, scanned the pages once more, and got his pen ready. He was still anxious. For a start, he only had one copy. If he made a spelling mistake there was nothing he could do. For a moment he considered trying to create a replica form on his computer. “Why on earth” he pondered aloud "(D)_________ for this?" Jim overheard him. “Because it is a real test Mike — everybody faces the same form. Tidy, easily readable handwriting tells an employer quite a lot about the candidate applying for the job. If a form comes (E)_________ packed into a given space, mistakes crossed out etc. — an employer will know so much more about who is applying for a job. Online ap­plications all look the same.”

“I suppose so” — said Mike, yet again picking up and scrutinizing the form “but it’s only a job selling soap in markets — not working for the Civil Service!”

“Whatever!” laughed Jim. “My advice is (F)_________ two or three practice runs. You need this job right? Ok — then take time to do the job properly”.

  1. a weekend job but it would be
  2. a weekend job would leave
  3. in smudged, with too many words
  4. to ask for help and to provide
  5. to photocopy the form and do
  6. and work from 5.00 am
  7. do they use paper and ink