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Reading question: Job advertisements

This is a typical reading exam question where you have to match people to suitable jobs.

  1. First read the four job advertisements, You should be able to find plenty of information, but do not expect to understand every single word.

  2. Then read the profiles of the four job-seekers and match each one to the most suitable job. Write the ad number beside the person's name.

When you are finished, move on to the next page to check your answers.

Question

You have a work placement at a job centre in France. Read the ads and the jobseekers' details. Find a job for each person. Give at least 2 reasons why you think the job is suitable.

1. USA / SEJOURS AU PAIR

Vous aimez les enfants? Vous êtes de nationalité européenne, âgée de 18 à 26 ans? Nous proposons des séjours au pair aux USA. Bon niveau d'anglais, baccalauréat, titulaire permis de conduire. Durée un an, nourrie, logée, dans familles sélectionnées. Vous aurez une chambre individuelle. REF.05.I.DJ

2. ESPAGNE / STAGES DIVERS

STAGES professionnels dans des entreprises espagnoles. Étudiants, étudiantes, nous vous offrons la possibilité d'un stage en entreprise en Espagne. Conditions: être âgé de plus de 18 ans, et avoir un excellent niveau en espagnol. Ces stages sont proposés dans les secteurs suivants: tourisme ou secrétariat. REF.013.I.DJ

3. CANADA / BENEVOLES

Nous recherchons des bénévoles pour travailler dans des fermes dans les domaines suivants: récolte des fruits et légumes, jardinage et débroussaillage. Nous proposons un travail de 4 à 6 heures par jour, avec logement compris. Veuillez écrire sous la REF. 014.I.DJ.

4. Communauté Européenne / EMPLOIS DIVERS

Nous proposons des postes dans les secteurs: vente, restauration et hôtellerie pour la Grande Bretagne (à Londres). Parfait pour acquérir une expérience linguistique et professionnelle. Pour plus de renseignements veuillez écrire. REF. 015.I.DJ

  • A. Alizé is 19. She can speak English and German and would like to find a job which would allow her to improve her language skills and feel part of family life. She has a clean driving licence.

    Job: __________

  • B. Nico is 18. He also wants to improve his English. He cannot drive and would prefer to work indoors rather than outdoors. Last year he had a summer job working as a waiter.

    Job: __________

  • C. Karima is 20. She speaks good English and Spanish. She does not get on well with children or animals. Her ambition is to be a secretary or personal assistant in a multi-national company.

    Job: __________

  • D. Sam is 17. He speaks reasonable English and a little Spanish. He would like to work in an office or on a farm, where accommodation is provided. He would like some free time during the day to study.

    Job: __________

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