celpip reading correspondence missing the wedding

CELPIP Reading Correspondence Missing The Wedding

CELPIP Reading Correspondence Missing The Wedding

This Reading Module has 11 questions similar to the kinds of questions that you can expect to find on an actual CELPIP Test. Practice Celpip Reading Correspondence Job in Albania.

Part 1

Directions: Read the letter.

Hey John,

Thanks so much for inviting me to your wedding! I got the invitation in the mail today.

To be honest, I was a bit surprised to hear that you decided to get married so soon. I figured you would wait for a while until you got settled into your new job a bit more. How is that going by the way? We all miss you here at the office, but we’re happy that you’re climbing the corporate ladder! Next stop, CEO, eh?

I’m sorry to say that I won’t be able to attend your wedding because I booked my vacation right over those dates. Cindy and I are going to Thailand. We’re really excited about the trip. Actually, I’m thinking about proposing on the trip! (Don’t let the cat out of the bag!)

We’re flying to Bangkok on August 5th. It’s gonna be a long trip since we have a 9-hour layover in Tokyo, but it will all be worth it when we get to our beach resort. We’re spending two days in Bangkok, then flying to Koh Samui. Cindy has never been to Asia before, so I thought it would be good for her to experience a large Asian city for a few days. We’ll be in Koh Samui for a week before flying home. Neither of us have taken a proper vacation in over two years, so it’ll be nice to unwind for a while.

I hope you capture some footage of your wedding so that I can watch it after we get back! I’m really excited for you guys. I’ll have to keep my eyes open in Bangkok for a belated wedding gift. I picked up an awesome painting from a street artist last time I was in Thailand. Do you have any space on your wall for some artwork?

Anyway, I really hope you guys have a great day, and I’m sorry again that I won’t be able to make it. Cindy and I will definitely have you guys over for supper when we get back. By the way, have you decided on a honeymoon spot yet? Let me know if you need any advice on good resorts. I have a lot of experience with resorts! Also, my brother is a travel agent and might be able to get you guys a good deal.

Alright, I’ll sign off for now.

All the best,
Greg

Part 2

Directions: Answer the questions by choosing the best word or phrase to complete the sentence, referring to the above letter.

1. John and Greg are ____

A. classmates.
B. workmates.
C. old colleagues.
D. cousins

2. Cindy is Greg’s ____.

A. wife.
B. friend.
C. fiancée.
D. girlfriend

3. Greg wants John to ____.

A. go to Thailand for his honeymoon.
B. keep his engagement plans a secret.
C. postpone the wedding.
D. apply for a job promotion

4. John is ____.

A. a CEO.
B. on his honeymoon.
C. engaged.
D. Greg’s boss

5. John and Cindy are ____.

A. taking a direct flight.
B. spending a week in Bangkok.
C. getting married in Thailand.
D. connecting in Tokyo

6. Greg wants John to ____.

A. video the wedding.
B. book a resort.
C. send him pictures.
D. call off the wedding

Part 3

Directions: Read the response to the above letter. Answer the questions by choosing the best word or phrase to complete the sentence, referring to the above letter when necessary.

Hi Greg,

Wow, it sounds like you guys have a great trip ahead of you! Don’t worry about missing the wedding. I 7 _________. Actually, April and I are planning to stream our wedding online so that her relatives in Australia can watch it. So, you might be able to 8 __________. About the artwork, that would be great! I was just telling April yesterday that I want 9 __________.

I definitely miss working with you. How’s everything going 10. __________? My work has been going really well. I have made some great friends in the management team here.The work is a bit more stressful, but 11. __________

Anyway, I look forward to catching up soon!
John

Q 7.

A. completely understand.
B. hope you cancel your plans.
C. am pretty upset about it.
D. I think you will regret it

Q 8.

A. watch it after you get back.
B. witness the event live from Thailand.
C. fly to Australia to see it.
D. see some pictures after the wedding

Q 9.

A. to go to a nice resort for our honeymoon.
B. lots of plants in our new apartment.
C. some nice artwork in our new place.
D. to postpone the wedding

Q 10.

A. with school.
B. with the wedding plans.
C. at the gym.
D. at the office

Q 11.

A. my schedule is not great.
B. I’m happy to be advancing my career.
C. I’m thinking of quitting.
D. that’s what you get when you’re CEO


CELPIP Reading Correspondence Missing The Wedding Vocabulary

Catching up (talking again after a while apart)
Climbing the corporate ladder (advancing your career)
Proposing (asking someone to marry you)
Let the cat out of the bag (reveal the secret)
Layover (airport connection)
Unwind (relax)
Capture footage (take video)
Honeymoon (vacation after the wedding)
Fiancée (the person you’re engaged to)
Stream online (live on the internet)


CELPIP Reading Correspondence Missing The Wedding Answers

1. C- old colleagues

2. D- girlfriend

3. B- keep his engagement plans a secret

4. C- engaged

5. D- connecting in Tokyo

6. A- video the wedding

7. A- completely understand

8. B- witness the event live from Thailand

9. C- some nice artwork in our new place

10. D- at the office

11. B- I’m happy to be advancing my career

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