Itís 7.30pm. Emma phones a recruitment agency and leaves the following message on their answerphone:

 

 

Emma:

 

ďHello. I wonder if you can help me. My name is Emma Heath. Iím looking for a job as an administrator. At the moment Iím working at a solicitorís as a clerk. Do you know Blame, Payne and Co.? Iíve been working there for about two years but there doesnít seem to be any chance of promotion, so Iím trying to find something else. The other thing is, Iím moving soon, so Iím looking for a job in Leicester. I would prefer it if it was in the city centre really. My current address is 23 Terraced Walk, Derby, DE23 3GP, but Iím going to be moving out on the 30th, and then Iíll be living with my mum until Iíve found a house to rent in Leicester. After the 30th youíll be able to contact me at my mumís. Her address is 8 Cedars Lane, Swinscote, Derby, DE40 9UR. By the way, my mobile number is 079421 645784. If you do ring me on my mobile, please can you ring after six because Iíll be at work all day and my boss doesnít know that Iím planning on leaving. My current salary is 11K per annum and I would like to find something for at least thirteen or more. Iíll bring my CV in to your office once Iíve finished updating it. Oh yes, last month I went on a four-day intensive first aid course, which makes me fully qualified to give first aid.Ē

 

Questions:

 

  1. Who is the paragraph about?
  2. Why does she leave the message?
  3. What job does she do at the moment?
  4. What job would she like to do?
  5. Name the company that she works for.
  6. How long has she been working there?
  7. Why does she want to leave?
  8. Which city is she moving to?
  9. What is her address at the moment?
  10. Is she planning to buy a house in Leicester?
  11. What is her mumís address?
  12. When can she be contacted there?
  13. Add together the first four digits of her phone number.
  14. When can she be contacted on her mobile number?
  15. How much would she like her salary to increase by?
  16. What is a CV?
  17. What do the letters CV stand for?
  18. Is Emmaís boss upset that she will be leaving?
  19. In your opinion, is Emma right to look for another job? Why?/Why not?
  20. Do you think she will be happier living in Leicester? Why?/Why not?