But when you looked at it, its setting was beautiful. Then it came to me. Mark your answers on the separate answer sheet. I got out and stood beside my battered suitcase, looking about me. The only visible sign of life was a group of old men sitting round the clock tower in the centre of the square, but they might have been carved of stone.
I had never been in Yorkshire before, but the name had always raised a picture of a region as heavy and unromantic as the pudding of the same name; I was prepared for solid respectability, dullness and a total lack of charm.
In the valley bottoms, rivers twisted among the trees and solid grey stone farmhouses lay among islands of cultivated land which pushed up the wild, dark hillsides. It was what the letter had said — the only house with ivy; and this could be where I would work for the first time as a veterinary surgeon.
The pressure of the city, the noise, the smoke — already they seemed to be falling away from me. So I had grabbed the lifeline unbelievingly. There was a clearness in the air, a sense of space and airiness that made me feel I had left something behind.
For questions 1 — 8, choose the answer A,B,C orD which you think fits best according to the text. I rang the doorbell. Farnon, Veterinary Surgeon on the old-fashioned brass nameplate. It was hot in the little bus and I had taken a seat on the wrong side where the summer sun beat on the windows.
I knew it was the right place before I was near enough to read S.
Farnon would like to see me on the Friday afternoon; I was to come to tea and, if we were suited to each other, I could stay on as his assistant. So many that I had almost given up hope of any future for myself as a veterinary surgeon. The other passengers had dispersed, the driver had switched off the engine and there was not a sound or a movement anywhere.
Most young people emerging from the colleges after five years of hard work were faced by a world unimpressed by their enthusiasm and bursting line 15 knowledge. Many friends who had qualified with me were unemployed or working in shops or as labourers in the shipyards. But as the bus made its way higher, I began to wonder.
The driver crashed his gears again as we went into another steep bend. We had been climbing steadily now for the last fifteen miles or so, moving closer to the distant blue of the Pennine Hills. I knew by the ivy which grew untidily over the red brick, climbing up to the topmost windows.
There were usually two or three jobs advertised in the Veterinary Record each week and an average of eighty applicants for each one.
Everywhere from the windows of houses in Darrowby you could see the hills. I shifted uncomfortably inside my best suit and eased a finger inside the tight white collar. Trengate Street was a quiet road leading off the square and from there I had my first sight of Skeldale House.
There was a lot depending on this interview. Suddenly, I realised the bus was clattering along a narrow street which opened onto a square where we stopped. It was a strange outfit for the weather, but a few miles ahead my future employer might be waiting for me and I had to make a good impression.
There were high grassy hills and wide valleys.Speaking test. ċ. ELI FCE Practice Test 1 Listening View, The official First Certificate in English teacher's handbook, Jun 27,AM, Richard Murphy.
ċ. This handbook is for teachers who are preparing candidates for Cambridge English: First for Schools, also known as First Certiﬁ cate in English (FCE) for Schools. The introduction gives an overview of the exam and its place within Cambridge ESOL.
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CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH: KEY HANDBOOK FOR TEACHERS 1 CONTENTS Preface This handbook is for teachers who are preparing candidates for Cambridge English: Key, also known as Key English Test (KET). The introduction gives an overview of the exam and its place within Cambridge ESOL.
CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH1 FIRST HANDBOOK FOR TEACHERS 1 CONTENTS Preface This handbook is for teachers who are preparing candidates for Cambridge English: First, also known as First Certificate in English (FCE).
The introduction gives an overview of the exam and its place within the range of Cambridge English exams. Cambridge English FCE Resources. Cambridge English First Resources.Download