English grammar, vocabulary, and listening comprehension exercises

TOPIC: Post-Brexit worker shortage?

STEP 1 - Read the following article: READING COMPREHENSION ARTICLE 14

STEP 2 - Answer these questions (choose the best answer):

1. According to the article, there is a concern that the social care and farming sectors in the UK will ___________ because of immigration reforms.
  remain unaffected

2. Work visa applicants will be judged on the basis of ___________.
  how long they've lived in the UK
  their skills and qualifications
  how needy they are

3. When will the new system take effect?
  January 2020
  January 2022
  January 2021

4. Christina McAnea thinks that when it comes to the social care sector, ___________.
  there aren't enough workers even under the current system, and the new system will create an even bigger shortage
  the new system will be better than the old one
  the elderly and vulnerable will be protected under the new system

5. Will an applicant who speaks fluent English be given preference (more points) under the new system?
  the article doesn't say

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