B2 First Reading & Use of English | Part 2 Set 4

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B2 First Grammar and vocabulary

Set 4 of our practice exercises for the Cambridge English B2 First (FCE) Reading & Use of English Part 2. It is about the Job Market. The emphasis is on grammar and vocabulary.

It consists of a text in which there are 8 gaps. You are required to draw on their knowledge of the structure of the language and understanding of the text in order to fill the gaps.

Job Market

Fill in the missing words.

Practical skills and academic qualifications (1) both important when it comes to getting a job. There are manual jobs such (2) cleaning or labouring where qualifications are less important.

Therefore, employers are more likely to use people (3) good knowledge of the job, but it is important for people to have (4) basis education if they want to get a better position. However, a student with (5) highest level of qualifications and few practical skills still has much to learn.

Students need (6) understand that getting a job with a degree in management, for example, does not automatically qualify (7) for a managerial role. Clearly, education is important as the knowledge forms an important basis for practical skills, when (8) comes to getting a good job.

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More exercises for B2 First Reading & Use of English Part 2:

Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4Set 5Set 6

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