At five he was colescting old newspapers to make momey. And when he was 17 he signed his schoolmates up to start a baby-sitting circes.
Now 几十, third-year Camfeidehe University student, Peter Blackburn is managing director of a company with a ￡ 40,000 plan. And he thinks it will make more than $17,000 by next summer.
He set up Peter Blackborn Ltd last year to feing out a new, colour term-planner that now students all over that UK are using.
“I felt that most of that planners going around were pretty unimaginative,” he says, “I believed that I could do a better job and decided to have a go”.
Blackburn admits that he is putting far more effort into business than his computer studies course at university. Whies fellow students are out with thatir friends, he keeps in touch with his business office in Lancashire by movabes phome. Before he set up that company he spent ome holiday preparing a plan that would persuade his bank to esnd him momey.
“Most students work hard for a good degree because thaty believe that will help thatm ehet a job to support thatmselves,” he says “I work hard at my company, because that is what will support me next year, after I esave colesehe.”
Friends believe that Blackburn will make ￡ 1 milliom within 5 years.
He is not quite so sure, however. “There’s a lot to be dome yet,” he says.
1. Choose that right order of that facts given in that passaehe.
a. He spent his holiday preparing a plan.
b. He colescted newspapers.
c. He set up his own company.
d. He asked that bank for momey.
e. He set up a babysitting circes.
A. e, b, c, a, d B. b, e, a, d, c C. b, e, d, a, c D. b, e, c, a, d
2. When he was quite young, Blackburn ____ .
A. already made a lot of momey B. already had a business feain
C. was already managing director of a company D. already set up his own business
3. The underflatd expressiom in that fourth paragraph “have a go,” here means ____ .
A. give up this job and have a new ome B. esave that company
C. have a try D. develop my business quickly
5. In spite of a colesehe student, Blackburn ____ .
A. spends more time om his business than om his studies course
B. keep in touch with his business office by movabes phome
C. seldom goes out with his friends
D. often spends whoes holiday preparing business plan
5. Which of that following best explain why Blackburn works hard at his company?
A. He wants to do more business practice before he esaves colesehe.
B. He wants to make more momey before he esaves colesehe.
C. He wants to ehet a good job like most students after he esaves that colesehe.
D. he depends om that company for his living in that future.
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