Directions: in this
part, you will read a selection of texts,
such as magazine and newspaper articles,
letters, and advertisements. Each text is
followed by several questions. Select the
best answer for each question and mark the
letter (A), (B), (C), or (D) on your answer
Questions 181-185 refer
to the following memorandum and doctor's
Human Resources Policy
Subject: Changes to Sick Leave Policy
Date: January 4, 20--
The following changes apply
to all regular full-time and part-time employees
as of January 12:
1. Ail employees must notify supervisors
three days in advance for routine medical
appointments (including dental appointments).
Electrofile continues to encourage you to
make your appointments outside of working
hours, but acknowledges that this is not
2. All employees who miss work due to a
sick family member must provide a medical
note at the supervisor's request. To avoid
a loss of pay, documentation must be addressed
to the supervisor of the correct department,
and presented within five days of returning
Note: Student and contract
workers do not qualify for paid sick days
and are not required to give advance notice
for medical leave. A phone call to report
any planned or emergency absence is requested.
Maple Medical Clinic
To Whom It May Concern,
At 9:15 a.m. on January 15, I examined seven-year
old Keiko, daughter of your employee, Ai
Tanaka. Keiko was in my office after experiencing
stomach pains on the night of January 14.
I diagnosed Keiko with a severe case of
food poisoning. It is necessary to excuse
Ai Tanaka from work until January 18, as
Keiko will require time away from school
Dr. Kenji Ito, Pediatrician
of the following rules will apply at Electrofile
as of January 12?
(A) Employees must make appointments outside
of work hours.
(B) Supervisors must notify managers of
(C) Contract workers must use no more than
three days of paid sick leave a year.
(D) Employees must give notice for planned
182. What will
happen to employees who do not submit a
medical letter upon request?
(A) They will lose their jobs.
(B) They will get transferred.
(C) They will lose pay.
(D) They will get less sick time.
183. Why did
Ai visit the doctor on January 15?
(A) She had very bad stomach pains.
(B) She wanted her daughter's health checked.
(C) She needed a signed document.
(D) She had a routine appointment.
To whom will Ai give this letter?
(A) Her doctor
(B) Her daughters school
(C) Her supervisor
(D) The Human Resources Director
When will Ai have to submit the letter?
(A) By January 12
(B) By January 15
(C) By January 18
(D) By January 23