English for Finance & Accounting Careers --  Unit One

Ⅰ.“com-” and “con-” are prefixes that mean “with” or “together.” Attach the prefix to the given words and tell their meanings.(10*2= 20)

1. municate.        2. cise .                   3. fort.          4. pel.          5. tract.

6. fuse.                 7. versation.          8. mit.         9. vey.       10. plex.

Ⅱ. Fill in the blanks with the proper forms of words given below. (10*2= 20).

attentive         communicate         concise          involve           misinterpretation    

facilitate         hesitation               vague             subtle             hostility

1.His frequent annoyed the audience.
2.I gave a/an  answer about this.
3.is a common problem when using statistical information.
4. The speaker likes to have a/an audience.
5.She is so that I can never understand what she is trying to say.
6.skills are essential for today's workforce.
7.There is open between the two leaders.
8.A device, such as a saw, used to manual or mechanical work.
9.These nonverbal speech sounds provide but powerful clues into what we really mean.
10.Body language the message given by how one's body is moving.

Ⅲ.Translate the following sentences into English according to the given sentence patterns.(12*5= 60)

1) The financial crisis is likely to test most developing economies.
(1) 在可预见的将来英语很可能仍是全世界最重要的语言之一。
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(2)闲谈很可能是关于琐碎的主题,比如天气或者运动。
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(3) 如果交谈者疲惫,痛苦或有其他身体不舒服,沟通很可能不太有效。
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2) Body language refers to the kinds of cultural differences in the ways in which people use their bodies.
(1)双赢指的是双方或多方都从结果中受益的状况。
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(2)眼神交流指的是两个人交谈时看对方眼睛的程度。
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(3)积极倾听指的是听和理解他人并能很快发现他们全部信息的个人能力。
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3) When listening, I tend to be distracted by things going on around me.
(1)所有这些不同往往会导致沟通问题。
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(2)比起言语信息,非言语暗示往往更让人信服。
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(3)大多数人往往会忽视沟通的一个重要方面,即倾听。
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4) E-mail is perceived as a functional communication media.
(1) 研究认为触摸是亲密、热情、喜爱和同情的标志。
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(2)在中东,人们认为任何支支吾吾都是软弱。
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(3)在面试中,不是所有的肢体语言都被认为是负面的。
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