You will hear three different extracts. For questions 1-6, choose the answer (A, В or C) which fits best according to what you hear. There are two questions for each extract.
You will hear two people talking about a problem at work.
1. What is the man’s problem?
A Nobody will listen to his complaints at work.
B There is friction between him and a colleague.
C He’s fallen out with his boss.
2. What does the woman think?
A He needs to approach the problem in a different way.
B He has to accept that there will be problems in any office.
C He is the main cause of all the office problems.
You will hear two people talking about how the woman got her job.
3. What were Janet’s expectations of the recruitment fair?
A She was hoping to get some ideas for a career.
B She was sure that someone would offer her a job in Public Relations.
C She had incorrect preconceptions as to what she would gain from it.
4. How did Paul gain from the recruitment fair?
A He passed an interview there and got a job.
B He impressed someone who then recommended him for a job.
C He applied for several jobs there and was successful.
You will hear two people talking about the man’s job as a prison officer.
5. What does the man say about his job?
A You need to have a degree to get a promotion.
B If you want a promotion you will have to go into management.
C it’s a career that offers incentives for industrious people.
6. What is the woman’s opinion of the man?
A He is both courageous and mad.
B He must have a cruel side to him.
C His desire to get a promotion is more important than anything else
You will hear a woman talking about her job as a probation worker. For questions 7-14, complete the sentences with a word or short phrase.
The Probation Worker
Georgia grew up on a 7________.
Georgia didn’t think she had enough 8________ for a career in probation work.
While studying for her degree, Georgia worked as a 9________ in three different places.
Being able to work out which 10________ is the most urgent is an important skill.
While working face to face with an offender, you both have 11________ to deal with.
Georgia works in the prison, 12________ and her office.
The worst part of Georgia’s job is dealing with 13________.
Georgia has to work with the courts to decide on a fair 14________ for each offender