Reading Apply a Diagram Find the Right Career at Markland Polytechnic
This Reading Module has 8 questions similar to the kinds of questions that you can expect to find on an actual CELPIP Test. Practice Celpip Test Reading Apply a Diagram Find the right career at Markland Polytechnic.
Directions: Read the following poster. Answer the questions by choosing the best word or phrase to complete the sentence, referring to the ad when necessary.
Find the Right Career at Markland Polytechnic
Average Salary: $45,000
Class size: 25
Average Salary: $35,000
Class size: 15
Average Salary: $25,000
Class size: online study
I just saw this poster on a bulletin board and thought I should send it to you! Have you thought any more about what your next step is going to be?
Last time we spoke, you were considering hitting Europe for a few months. That would be awesome! I guess travelling has its pros and cons. Being broke at the end of the trip is probably 1. __________ You might want to save up a bit before you travel. I think doing a short course like one of these would be a great way to get a job and save up! You would make a great hairdresser! Remember when we were kids and I would come over to your house to play with dolls? You always wanted to give the dolls 2. __________ I think you would be great at massage therapy too. The downside with that option is that the course is longer, it costs more money, and 3. __________ I think class size makes a big difference. I remember one of my university classes had 100 people! It was hard to make friends, so I would definitely recommend small class sizes!
If you want to travel, photography might be a great thing to learn! The advantage it has over hairdressing is that the program is shorter and 4. __________ The problem with the photography option is that it’s just online, and you wouldn’t get any hands-on experience with an instructor. Another issue is that 5. __________.
Anyway, let me know what your thoughts are!
A. the biggest pro.
B. the biggest con.
C. not going to happen.
D. not that bad
A. fancy clothes.
B. fancy hairstyles.
C. a manicure.
D. a pedicure
A. the salary is higher.
B. the classes are smaller.
C. the class size is bigger.
D. there is no vacation time
A. the salary is higher.
B. the salary is lower.
C. the tuition is higher.
D. the tuition is lower
A. the salary is much lower than the other options.
B. the course takes less time.
C. the tuition is lower than the other options.
D. you don’t really need to take photos while you travel
Directions: Answer the questions by choosing the best word or phrase to complete the sentence, referring to the poster and to the table when necessary.
Q6. Markland Polytechnic is a ________
A. post-secondary institution
B. recruitment agency
D. online forum
Q7. Julie and Anne are ________
B. childhood friends
Q8. Julie thinks ________
A. money is important.
B. the length of study is important.
C. Anne should go traveling instead.
D. class sizes are important
CELPIP Reading Apply a Diagram Find the Right Career at Markland Polytechnic Vocabulary
Bulletin board (a board with various advertisements posted on it)
Hitting (going to)
Manicure (fingernail painting)
Pedicure (toenail painting)
Broke (no money)
Hands-on (practical, real-life)
Polytechnic (a post-secondary institution that offers education in fields such as hairdressing, massage therapy, carpentry, plumbing, and other hands-on jobs)
CELPIP Reading Apply a Diagram Find the Right Career at Markland Polytechnic Answers
1. B – the biggest con
2. B – fancy hairstyles
3. C – the class size is bigger
4. D – the tuition is lower
5. A – the salary is much lower than the other options
6. A – a post-secondary institution
7. B – childhood friends
8. D – class sizes are important