Centre for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
University of Oxford


3rd Year Reading Comprehension Week 1 MT06

Topic: Employment

Please read the article and answer the questions below. Your work must be completed within 45 mints.

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  1. Why are the unemployed people worse off than those who have "come off sentry duty" (xiŕ găng)?

  2. Give a detailed account on Zhang Yongqiang's life after his graduation.

  3. What are the statistics of the unemployed youth and the people who "have come off sentry duty"

  4. What was the cause of a large unemployment figure in the 80s?

  5. How did China solve the problem of unemployment in the 80s?

  6. What is estimated the employment situation in the near future?