Fill the gaps using these key words from the text: employee corrupt
1. If you pay a ____________, you give someone money to help you by
doing something illegal.
2. A ____________ is a war between different groups of people inside the
3. ____________ are an official order to stop trade and communication
with a country because it has broken international law.
4. If someone is ____________, they accept money from other people to
do illegal things.
5. An ____________ is someone who works for a company or an
6. If a plane has ____________, its engine stops working.
7. Pilots learn to fly in a ____________ before they start flying real
8. If you ____________ something, you make it better.
Look in the text and find this information as quickly as possible: 1. What is the capital city of Afghanistan?
2. How many employees does Ariana have?
3. How much pay does Dr Atash receive each month?
4. What is the name of the German national airline?
5. When was Ariana founded?
6. When did the Soviet army leave Afghanistan?
Dr Muhammad Atash is the Manager of Ariana, the national airline of
Afghanistan. Ariana has a number of "problems", he explains. "Employees
steal from the company. They give jobs to members of their family. A lot of our
employees have no qualifications and many of them do not want to work. But I
think we are starting to make progress."
Ariana has a very bad image. Its history is terrible. During the 25 years of war
in Afghanistan, Ariana lost many of its planes. No-one wants to fly