Living & Working in Britain: How to Study, Work and Settle by Christine Hall

By Christine Hall

With the turning out to be significance of foreign exchange, extra humans from various nationalities are making plans to dwell and paintings in Britain. This goals to supply a accomplished advisor to this endeavour, with a variety of examples and case experiences.

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Lynne falls in love ‘I am American and was studying history, and came to Scotland for my ‘Junior Year Abroad’ exercise for university, because British history has always interested me. The paperwork for a year studying here was mostly internal bureaucracy for the universities involved. For the UK government I had to fill in only a single immigration form, the one designed for the granting of student visas. ‘While I was here I fell in love with a native Aberdonian . and that, as they say, was that.

If you have tea in the office, it is generally a hot drink in a paper cup from a vending machine. You may have tea in a cafe´, or in the home of a (middle or upperclass) friend or neighbour, at about 4pm. This will be either a platter of dainty cucumber and shrimp sandwiches (with the crust removed, if upper class), or two small cakes, crumpets or scones per person, probably with butter or jam. There will also be a pot of tea. If you have tea with somebody’s family (especially working or lower middle class) after 6pm, it is a simple hot or cold meal.

Composition. Candidates must write two compositions or essays. They are given several topics to choose from. 3. Use of English. This tests again the candidate’s ability to understand a text and to summarise it, and there are grammar exercises. 4. Listening comprehension. This section is often perceived as the most difficult. Candidates listen to a tape of authentic English in different realistic situations, for example, against the background noises of an airport, or speaking in regional accents. They have to answer questions to prove their understanding.

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