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Read an article called Young Enterprise for the B2 First Use of English Part 2 which explains about a new scheme for young teenagers in the UK.

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B2 First Use of English Part 2 Set 7 (Young Enterprise)

This exercise consists of a text about a new scheme called Young Enterprise for teenagers in the UK in which there are 8 gaps. Each gap represents a missing word or phrase.

For questions 1-8 read the text below and think of the word which best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap.

How prepared are you for the future?  You are studying to obtain qualifications for your chosen career, but what (1)   getting the business skills necessary to make your career successful? How do you gain the advantage that will get you your dream job? Perhaps you even have an ambition to set (2) a business yourself?

Every year since it started, hundreds of thousands of young people have got themselves a head start while they are still at school by taking part in a Young Enterprise programme. There, they have gained vital business skills (3) knowledge, either through a series of workshops or through starting and running (4) own real company.  At Young Enterprise, we believe that it is crucial for learning to be, exciting and hands-on, which is (5) our programmes are run on the principle of learning by doing.

To participate in the programme, your first step is to consult your school.  If it has (6) . already done so, your school will need to become a centre. It can register as (7) . of these by contacting the nearest Young Enterprise office. Once it (8) done this, you can get started!


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