For this exercise about new books, you answer seven questions about three short texts on the same topic. You have to match each question to one of the texts. This provides practice for Reading Part 2 of the A2 Key examination.
Read the text about new books and then choose the correct answer to the questions.
The Long Journey This book by Simon Cameron is his first book. Simon became a writer after teaching English for several years. Sheila is a nurse in northern Australia, where she works in a small hospital. One day a baby is so ill that Sheila has to drive all night to get to the nearest big city. They have a lot of problems getting there.
Hard Job This exciting story is Liz Brown's tenth. Hard Job is about Jojo who works with his father, a carpenter, in Thailand. They work long, hard hours, making tables and chairs, but they do not have any money. Then one day a man dressed in black buys the most beautiful table in the shop.
Hospital or Cinema? Melanie Smith, who studies English in Manchester, wrote this story earlier this year. Elena is a young Russian woman whose dream is to be a doctor. She goes to London to study English and medicine, but one day she meets a man who asks her to go to the USA with him to become a film star. What will Elena do?
Here are the words and phrases covered in this A2 Key Reading Part 2 exercise about new books:
Cambridge English exams are designed for learners at all levels from the elementary level Cambridge English: Key (KET) to the very advanced level Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE). These exams give candidates proof of their ability to use English in a wide variety of contexts, relevant to work, study and leisure activities.