Reading and Writing fill in the blanks practice exercise. Below is text with blanks. Choose the correct word for each blank to complete the text.
Students are increasingly finding it necessary to obtain employment in order to subsidize their income during their time in higher education. The (1…………) income helps to pay for necessities, to maintain a social life and to buy clothes, and holding a part-time job helps students to (2…………) skills for life after university or college. Using a part-time job to cut down on borrowing is a sound investment, as it reduces the (3……….) that will be waiting to be paid off after graduation. How many hours students are currently working each week during term-time is not really certain. Some institutions advise that students should not work more than ten hours a week, and there are others that set a higher recommended (4……….) of fifteen hours a week. There is no doubt that some students (5………….) even fifteen hours a week.
1. extra, extraordinary, taxable, average
2. supplement, gain, prescribe, determine
3. cash flow, asset, debt, credit
4. constraint, confine, limit, definition
5. overtake, fall under, exceed, fall behind