Practice your vocabulary knowledge for part 2 of the Reading and Use of English paper with this text extract about a day in the life of a personal trainer.
Try and answer questions 1-8 and then check your answer at the end by clicking on the “answers” box below the text. (0) has been included in the text as an example.
A Day In The Life of a Personal Trainer
I started working (0)…as… a personal trainer 3 years ago after leaving my job (1)…… the finance sector. Fitness was always a passion of mine, and I decided that I couldn’t (2)…… any longer and needed to pursue it as a career. Mornings start very early, my alarm goes (3)…… at five in the morning and I get ready for my first client of the day at six. It is a really long day as people like to train either before work, in their lunch break or after work. So I usually end (4)…… leaving the house just before six and getting home at around ten (5)…… the evening.
Although it is a very long day, I don’t spend the whole day training clients. I always have time to work (6)…… in the gym at least once and sometimes twice a day, and I regularly have some free time in the afternoon before my clients finish work to (7)…… up with friends or do some shopping. Overall, I love being a personal trainer mostly because it is my passion and to (8)…… honest, it doesn’t really feel like work at all!
(7) meet / catch