GV040 - Jobs and Work - Word Formation

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Use the words in brackets to form a new word that fits into the blank .

  1. They have sent me a letter of (APPLY).
  2. They want two references . They suggest an and a teacher. (EMPLOY)
  3. His academic are quite good (QUALIFY)
  4. Employers are interested in practical skills like word-processing and in languages (FLUENT)
  5. In Britain , a normal working week for part-time is anything up to 18 hours a week (EMPLOY)
  6. She officially works 35 hours a week but sometimes with she works up to 50 (OVER)
  7. She's a , so she has to travel to the city every day (COMMUTE)
  8. You should find in the work you do (SATISFY).
  9. If you do well they might put you up for very quickly (PROMOTE)
  10. One of the most important things in employment is job (SECURE).
  11. The new trainee shows a lot of . He can do almost everything. (FLEXIBLE)
  12. When the older works leave they will not be by younger ones (PLACE)