FCE. Paper 1 - Reading
You are going to read an article about a man who works as a professional shopper. Choose from the list A-H the sentence which best summarises each part (1-6) of the article. There is one extra sentence which you do not need to use. There is an example at the beginning (0). Mark your answers on the separate answer sheet.
A Bryan successfully avoids some of the problems that shoppers encounter.
B Bryan's success may be related to a recognised trend.
C Bryan's experience allows him to predict bargains.
D Bryan makes his terms and conditions clear.
E Bryan's initial success was not anticipated.
F Bryan's clients are offered special treatment in shops.
G Bryan's strategy is to provide a flexible service.
H Bryan feels fortunate that he is able to combine work with pleasure.
Another task in Part 1 asks you to match summary sentences to parts of an article.
- Read the text for general understanding.
- Read each paragraph, decide what the main point is, then find the sentence wich is the best summary of it.
- The sentences won't use the same words as the test.
Sentence B talks about a 'trend'. Which paragraph