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Word Formation - (C1) Advanced Certificate of English

For Questions 1-8, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals to form a word that fits in the gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

21st Century Workplace

The economy of the 21st century is based on skills and (0) KNOWLEDGE according to a recent report. The study shows that throughout this century there will be more jobs for those with the right qualifications and the right skills, and fewer jobs for those with none. The best employee will be one with a (1) .......... (DEMONSTRATE) level of academic or (2) .......... (VOCATION) achievement that can enable the individual to support their CV with evidence of desirable personal qualities. As (3) .......... (GLOBE) increases and technological advances make typical working practices redundant, (4) .......... (PROSPECT) employees will need to show various personal attributes. As well as wanting people who are flexible, companies are also looking for evidence of (5) .......... (ADAPT). It is also (6) .......... (INCREASE) necessary to be an excellent communicator as the majority of companies make their profits from the skills of people selling their goods as much as from the producers themselves. The recruitment of the very best people is crucial. Unless businesses show the (7) .......... (WILL) to adapt they may find they are (8) .......... (SUSTAIN) according to the authors of the report.

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