Complete the table below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
Management Scheme Interviews
Manager from 21 ______
Manager from 22 ______
How easy it was to schedule the interview:
Manager had a 23 ______ -rescheduled 3 times
24 ______ process: panel interview and trial day - 3 months probationary period
Internal and external recruitment/three individual interviews - 25 ______ probationary period
Trainees learn 26 ______ and move up the ladder, starting at the bottom
Trainees receive external training and do courses -also sent to 27 ______ for a semester
Length of scheme:
2 years for full-time/
28 ______ for part-time
Manager friendly and knowledgeable Scheme very helpful, but not enough 29 ______
Manager eager and friendly
Well-structured scheme, but duration 30 ______
Complete the sentences below. Use NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
31 There are a few ______ about being a foreign correspondent, but they are the wrong reason to choose it as a career.
32 The dangers of being a foreign correspondent lead to the death of ______ per year.
33 Every journalist needs to possess certain media skills and ______.
What FOUR pieces of advice does the speaker give to aspiring foreign correspondents?
A to assimilate their target country's culture
B to get work experience around the world
C to travel as much as possible
D to examine the past of their target country
E to learn how to speak impeccable English
F to create an impressive CV before they leave their home country
G to study other languages
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.
Write your answers in boxes 38-40 on your answer sheet.
38 Because of recent technological advancements
A international journalism is becoming less common.
B newspapers are loath to hire journalists on a contract.
C newspapers have started to opt for independent foreign correspondents.
39 If foreign correspondents want to earn enough money
A they need to learn how to network.
B they need to have a second job.
C they need to start at the bottom.
40 The speaker's ex-student found which of the following pieces of advice very useful?
A "You need to remember to renew your passport."
B "You need to learn how to deal with failure."
C "You need to remember that failure is inevitable."
21 chain supermarket
22 clothes shop
23 (very) busy schedule
24 rigorous (recruitment)
25 six/6 months
26 on the job
27 Italy or France
28 5 (years)
29 external training
30 too short
31 romantic notions
32 80/eighty journalists
33 read a lot