23. A) She is thirsty for promotion. B) She wants a much higher salary.
C) She is tired of her present work. D) She wants to save travel expenses.
24. A) Translator. B) Travel agent.
C) Language instructor. D) Environment engineer.
25. A) Lively personality and inquiring mind.
B) Communication skills and team spirit.
C) Devotion and work efficiency.
D) Education and experience.
W: Oh, I’m fed up with my job.
M: Hey, there's a perfect job for you in the paper today. You might be interested.
W: Oh, what is it? What do they want?
M: Wait a minute. Uh, here it is. The European Space Agency is recruiting translators.
W: The European Space Agency?
M: Well, that’s what it says. They need an English translator to work from French or German.
W: So they need a degree in French or German, I suppose. Well, I’ve got that. What’s more, I have plenty of experience. What else are they asking for?
M: Just that. A university degree and three or four years of experience as a translator in a professional environment. They also say the person should have a lively and inquiring mind, effective communication skills and the ability to work individually or as a part of the team.
W: Well, if I stay at my present job much longer, I won’t have any mind or skills left. By the way, what about salary? I just hope it isn’t lower than what I get now.
M: It’s said to be negotiable. It depends on the applicant’s education and experience. In addition to basic salary, there's a list of extra benefits. Have a look yourself.
W: Hm, travel and social security plus relocation expenses are paid. Hey, this isn’t bad. I really want the job.
Questions 23-25 are based on the conversatoin you have just heard.
Q23: Why is the woman trying to find a new job?
Q24: What position is being advertised in the paper?
Q25: What are the key factors that determine the salary of the new position?
答案:23. C) She is tired of her present work.
24. A) Translator.
25. D) Education and experience.