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English Listening Quizzes: A Job Opportunity - 1

In this listening quiz, you will hear two people talking about a new job opportunity. You will hear the listening twice. Write down the answers to the questions. After you have finished, click on the arrow to see if you have answered the questions correctly. If you have difficulties understanding, you can also use the listening transcript below, but try to first understand without the transcript. You can do it!

  1. Why does she want a new job?

  2. What is the perfect job for her?

  3. Which company is offering the position?

  4. Which language degrees are needed?

  5. What are the job requirements?

  6. What type of person are they looking for?

  7. What is the salary?

  8. What are the extra benefits?

  9. What type of expenses are paid for?

  10. Does she want the job?

A Job Opportunity Listening Transcript

Woman: God I'm fed up with my job.
Man: Hey, now that I think of it, there's the perfect job for you in the paper today.

Woman: What?
Man: Wait a minute. Uhm, ah, here it is. European Space Agency requires translators.

Woman: European Space Agency? I didn't know there was one.
Man: Well, that's what it says. They need English translators to work from French and German.

Woman: Hmm, so you'd need a degree in French and German I suppose. Well, I've got that, and plenty of experience. What are they asking for?
Man: Just that. A degree and three or four years' experience. Ah, they also say the person should have a lively and enquiring mind.

Woman: Well, ah, if I stay in my present job much longer I won't have a mind left! What about salary?
Man: Well, it says negotiable. So, I suppose it depends on education and experience. Ah, now, in addition to basic salary, there's a list of extra benefits. Have a look yourself.

Woman: Hmmm. Travel and social security, plus relocation expenses are paid. Hey! This isn't bad. I'm going to write to them straight away.

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Listening comprehension audio kindly provided by the British Schools Group Italy

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