Gateway B2 Unit 2 Grammar And Vocabulary

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Gateway B2 Unit 2 Grammar And Vocabulary

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  • 1. 
    Complete the text with the correct past simple, past perfect simple or past perfect continuous form of the verbs given.After I (1) [Blank] (have) breakfast I cycled to school and I (2) [Blank] (arrive) about 15 minutes early. I definitely hadn’t been looking forward to going to school that Tuesday because the headteacher (3) [Blank] (ask) me to see him at 9.30. This was unusual. I knew I was late with some homework so I felt quite worried. I (4) [Blank]  (sit) outside his office for ten minutes before I knocked on his door because I knew he liked punctuality. Surprisingly, he smiled when I went in. He obviously knew that I was nervous and that I (5) [Blank] (wait) for the right moment. And our meeting wasn't about homework but about a competition I had won!
  • 2. 
    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the email.Hi Craig,How’s it going? Are you still enjoying work? I found uni difficult at first but it’s OK now. At school the teachers (1) [Blank] were telling/would tell us when to do assignments, but now I have to organise my own study time and there are so many things to fit in. Remember how we (2) [Blank] used/would to prepare all our assignments in class first? Now I have to arrange to see my tutor if I need help. And back at school I (3) [Blank] wouldn’t to do/didn’t use to do much work until just before the exams but now, with continuous assessment, I have to stay on top of everything. I got good marks for my last assignment though, which I’m pleased about because, as you know, I (4) [Blank] would be/used to be quite lazy but on this assignment I worked very hard. I’ll be home soon. I’ve got a holiday job at the same place I (5) [Blank] was working/had been working last year. It will be nice to have some money!Hope to see you then, Anna
  • 3. 
    Complete the text with these words:always • had • used • when • wouldI got my first part-time job (1) [Blank] I was 16 and it was the most boring job you can imagine. I worked on the checkout at my local supermarket for four hours every Saturday morning. I (2) [Blank] to get up at 7.30 and, after a quick breakfast, my dad (3) [Blank] give me a lift into town. Sometimes it was busy and the time passed quickly, but at other times it was so slow! The manager was (4) [Blank] coming round to check that we were being polite to the customers and not taking time off. When I (5) [Blank] been there for about six months, I left and got a job in a clothes shop. That was much more interesting.
  • 4. 
    Complete the text with these words and phrases. There are two extra options.conditions • earn • got ahead • long hours promotion • qualification • set up I was talking to my grandfather last night about how he got started in business. He told me that he didn’t like school so he left without taking any exams and went to work in a factory. He didn’t (1) [Blank] much money and he had to work very (2) [Blank] so then he decided to go to college in the evenings until he got a (3) [Blank] in accountancy. Then he worked for a large company and after a couple of years he got a (4) [Blank]. Eventually he became a senior manager. But he still wasn’t satisfied so he left and (5) [Blank] his own business. He said he did it the hard way and he told me to stay at school and get my qualifications first. I think that’s good advice.
  • 5. 
    Complete the text with the correct form of the words given.We are holding a careers advice day on Saturday 22nd March. If you want to find out about work, qualifications, university courses or job training, we can point you in the right direction. There will be talks about different professions, whether to work indoors or outdoors and how to avoid (1) [Blank] (stress) working conditions and bad or even (2) [Blank] (danger) jobs. If you have left school and you are (3) [Blank] (employ), there will be special sessions on how to find an opening in today’s job market, including free CV advice and a session on the importance of (4) [Blank] (flexible) when looking for work. And, if you’re not sure what you want, you can sign up for one of our (5) [Blank] (person) advice sessions. So come along on 22nd March and find the right career for you.
  • 6. 
    Are you interested in music and the arts? Have you got (1) …………… of working in a team? We are looking for a number of people to work in various roles at the ‘Summer in the City’ festival. We need volunteers in the office now to help promote the festival. Then, in the summer, we need (2) …………… staff to work at the different venues during the shows. We will give you full (3) …………… so you don’t need any special skills, but you must be hard-working and punctual. We also offer excellent working (4) …………… including free tickets to many events. Look on our website for more information about the jobs on offer or come in to the festival office to fill (5) …………… an application form.
  • 7. 
    1
    • A. 

      Qualifications

    • B. 

      Experience

    • C. 

      Paperwork

  • 8. 
    2
    • A. 

      Flexitime

    • B. 

      Overtime

    • C. 

      Part-time

  • 9. 
    3
    • A. 

      Training

    • B. 

      Contract

    • C. 

      Salary

  • 10. 
    4
    • A. 

      Salary

    • B. 

      Conditions

    • C. 

      Hours

  • 11. 
    5
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      Up

    • C. 

      Over

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