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【阅读训练】剑桥商务英语中级阅读训练(4)

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PART FOUR 
Questions 21-35 
·Read the text below about job prospects at the Provincial Bank. 
·Choose the correct word A, B, C, or, D on the opposite page to fill each gap. 
·For each question 21-35, mark one letter (A, B, C, or D) on your Answer Sheet. 

Employment Opportunities for Graduates with the Provincial Bank 
The Provincial Bank is one of the biggest (example) ____________ institutions in the U.K. With its 1,900 branches and 58,000 employees, it has (21) ____________ a household name. Almost 4,000 of these employees (22) ____________ managerial or executive positions. The bank has an outstanding (23) ____________ of profitability, which has been achieved by introducing innovations at the same time as maintaining leadership of the (24) ____________.  
The bank’s comprehensive training programme concentrates on (25) ____________ the most important skills that graduates need in order to (26) ____________ early management responsibility. Trainees take responsibility for their own continuous self-development through visiting other branches and departments, and by (27)____________ courses in management skills. They also receive training in order to increase their knowledge of the bank’s (28) ___________. The bank supports (29)____________ of staff who wish to take professional examinations, and its Graduate Training Scheme is (30)_____________ to the nationally recognized Diploma in Management. 
Obviously the quality of its mangers is of (31)____________ importance to the bank’s performance. It welcomes good graduates in any subject area, (32)____________ they can demonstrate the ability to influence events, and have the potential to (33)____________ both as leaders and as part of a team. Most graduate trainees join the Retail Banking division initially. Those starting on this programme will soon have the (34)____________ to work in other parts of the bank and can (35)____________ a varied and flexible working life. 
Example: 
A budgetary     B fiscal       C financial         D economic  
0   A   B   C   D    
  
Example 
21  A  opened        B  entered         C  turned       D  become  
22  A  hold           B  do             C  keep          D  own 
23  A  career         B  catalogue       C  record         D  experience  
24  A  area           B  trade          C  record         D  market 
25  A  making         B  reaching       C  developing       D  heightening 
26  A  present         B  treat          C  deal           D  handle  
27  A  observing       B  attending     C  involving       D  staying  
28  A  services         B  goods               C  creations     D  abilities  
29  A  colleague        B  members     C  people       D  persons  
30  A  qualified         B  combined      C  fastened       D  linked 
31  A  main             B  vital           C  necessary               D  superior  
32  A  therefore        B  thus            C  provided         D  only  
33  A  succeed        B  realize           C  gain             D  overcome  
34  A  choice          B  chance         C  likelihood       D  probability 
35  A  forecast         B  believe         C  suppose             D  expect 

PART FIVE 
Section  A  
Questions 36-40 
             Read the text below about a special kind of competition. 
             In most of the lines 36-40 there is one extra word which does not fit. One or two lines, however, are correct. 
             If a line is correct, write CORRECT on your Answer Sheet. 
             If there is an extra word in the line, write the extra word in CAPITAL LETTERS on your Answer Sheet. 

Examples: 
0  The international Youth Skills Olympics is a vocational skills competition in 
         0     C    O   R    R    E    C    T 
00       which the young people demonstrate their achievements in a range of areas. 
         00    T    H    E 

36  The competition, which there is held every two years, is organized by the international 

37  Training Organisation. All U.K. competitors qualify for the team by getting through 

38  a tough national competition.Their backgrounds are vary from arts to sciences,  

39        and students to the self-employed. Since they do not know which skill area they 

40  will be tested in, they must to train for everything before the start of the competition. 

Section B 
Questions 41-45 
             Read the text below about market research. 
             In each line 41-45 there is one wrong word. 
             For each line 41-45,write the correct word in CAPITAL LETTERS on your Answer Sheet. 
Examples: 
0  Your business will only success if customers like your product 
       0   S    U    C    C    E    E    D 
00  or service and are prepared to give you money in exchange about it  
      00    F    O   R 

Market Research 
41  Before you start a business, it is importance to undertake market research 
42  and to assess the results with great care: you need to finding out about your 
43  potential customers and the state of the market, included your competitors. 
44  The more detailed your market research are, the more profitable your business 
45   is likely to be. Carry out your study thorough, and repeat it to ensure your results  
are reliable.

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