English for Finance & Accounting Careers--Unit Two

Ⅰ.“im-”, “in-”, “un-”, “il-”, “dis-” and “mis-” are prefixes meaning “not” or “the opposite of”. Attach the prefix to the given words and tell their meanings. (10*2= 20)

eg: formal – informal comfortable – uncomfortable like – dislike understand – misunderstand
1. necessary    2. important    3. legal          4. polite       5. experienced

6. possible        7. agree            8. correct      9. leading    10. appropriate

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

apologize      appropriate         communicate           distinguish           intimate

otherwise       private                   retire                        sign                     terminate
1.People should try to avoid violating others’.
2.David decided to choose a better time to his relationship with his girlfriend.
3.They decide to settle down in Australia upon their.
4.  friends always help each other in time of trouble.
5.Please accept our sincere for the damage we have done to your car.
6.You have to learn harder.you will have to fail in your final exams.
7.Some people find it hard to a dog from a fox.
8.It’s to address a school girl madam.
9.He the woman driver to pass first.
10.Successful strategies can help us win plenty of friends.

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

1) It is important to distinguish what kind of occasion you will be attending.
(1)掌握一点财务知识很重要。
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(2)理解文化差异对外贸从业人员很重要。
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(3)对准备购车的年轻夫妻而言,多比较几种车型是很重要的
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2) For westerners, each person is an equal individual, whether he is a family member of not.
(1)不管你是否同意,我准备明天就出发。
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(2) 每位学生都能按时毕业,不论他们此次考试是否及格。
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(3) 不论是在国有企业还是外资企业工作,守时和有礼貌的人都受到尊敬。
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3) They usually think they are rather concerned, while the westerns will think their privacy has been violated.
(1) 西方人用餐喜欢用刀叉,而中国人则喜欢用筷子。
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(2) 在我国点头表示赞同而在印度点头表示反对.
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(3) 在西方国家自行车用来锻炼身体,在中国它是一种常见的交通工具。
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4) What is considered polite in the Caribbean may be regarded as rude elsewhere.
(1) 在一个国家能被接受的行为可能在另一个国家被拒绝。
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(2) 中国大学生所追求的东西不一定就是美国大学生所追求的。
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(3)大学生在大学里所学的知识不一定会是他们将来毕业后在工作中能用的知识。
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