1. Choose the correct answer from a, b, c or d.
Her overly _____ plan is going to cost us time and money.
This job requires someone with good communication _____ who can speak and write fluently in Arabic and English.
The local _____ has fewer medicines available than the central one in the city centre.
_____ students do better than many of their classmates.
The Great _____ was a period of economic crisis that lasted for 12 years.
Many Europeans take their holiday in Sinai because it has some of the greatest _____ in the world.
Hani has plenty of money, but he is _____ and is always trying to make more, even if it hurts other people.
Don’t _____ those papers. They're very important documents.
c) throw away
On our first day, we were _____ with a list of books to buy.
You should ask Dr Galal about that. I am not _____ to answer that question.
2. Complete the gaps with some of these words.
skilled - mature - depression - similar
retrain - promotion - qualified
An economic downturn is a very serious challenge to the people of any country. A _______________ is defined by falling prices, low economic activity, and high unemployment. Even if you are highly _______________, it is difficult to get a job if there are no jobs around. Many people think that they should _______________ for other jobs that may be available now or later when the economy improves. It is especially difficult for _______________ adults to learn new job skills.
3. Use your Active Study Dictionary to complete these sentences with the correct form of the word.
The _______________ lessons start on Saturday. (retrain)
Zainab's _______________ shows in her responsibility towards her studies. (mature)
After we interviewed Fathy, it was easy to see that he was _______________ suited. (ideal)
Because of his excellent _______________, Ehad got the job as an instructor. (diver)
My brother just got _______________ to manager of a small department. (promotion)
We have _______________ furniture in our home, so we can rearrange it easily. (module)
Othman quickly achieved _______________ in German. (fluent)
These buildings, though different on the outside, are _______________ constructed. (similar)
The class has a surprisingly high _______________ this year. (enrol)
Shireen has a lot of _______________. She hopes to start her own company in a few years. (ambitious)