Dopolni manjkajoče besede, prva črka je dana. Fill in the gaps with missing words, the first letter has been given.
Maria and Sam met in 1978, both having jobs at a car factory. Sam was w_______________ on an assembly line and Maria was d_______________ her internship as an accountant. It wasn’t hard to earn a l_______________for themselves, but when Maria got pregnant with twins, they both realized their s_______________ weren’t enough. They had to e_______________ more to buy a small house in the suburbs. Sam started working o_______________, and when Mary had completed her internship, she stayed at home. The twins were born in 1981. For the first year, while Mary was on maternity l_______________, Sam didn’t get to spend much time with his family, as he worked long hour s_______________ (izmene). However, he was a hard and reliable e_______________; he always used to c_______________ in on time and never t_______________ any time off, so he soon got p_______________ to a higher position.
When the twins were three, they started kindergarten programme, which left Mary with time to look for a new job. She had a_______________ to many vacancies, but unfortunately, she realized that she was u_______________ (premalo izobražena) for most of them. Being u_______________, she had a lot of extra time on her hands, so she decided to take a college course in Economics.
Meanwhile, Sam’s company was coping with financial difficulties and many workers were made r_______________. One day his e_______________ invited him to have a talk about his future c_______________. He briefly explained the company’s position and asked Sam to accept a pay c_______________. However, after he had thought the situation through, he decided to take a risk and r_______________ himself.
While Sam was doing o_______________ jobs, still managing to provide for his family, Maria graduated from college in 1990. Despite not having much work e_______________, she soon got a job at the local primary school that her children a_______________. The job being p_______________-time, she earned a decent salary and she got to spend enough time with her children.
When the twins e_______________at secondary school, Sam had already had so many customers that he decided to s_______________ his own business. His wife joined him shortly afterwards, doing the accounting.
The children did well at school; they never p_______________ truant and they passed all their e_______________. Having graduated from secondary school, Lucy enrolled at university. She was an excellent student and got her Law d_______________ in 2006. She has had a p_______________ job in a small law firm ever since. Brandon studied Mechanical Engineering, however he wasn’t serious enough about it. He skipped a lot of classes, f_______________ his end-of-term exams and finally d_______________ out of university. Luckily, his parents have secured him a position in their family business, so he is currently e_______________ there. Brandon hasn’t given up on his future yet, he is ready to try doing various t_______________ jobs (začasen) and he hopes to find something he’s successful in. He believes that a university degree alone doesn’t g_______________ (zagotavlja) a good job today.