English for Finance & Accounting Careers--Unit Three

Ⅰ.1. “-ment” and “-tion” are two suffixes to form nouns. Write down the noun forms of the given words by attaching the suffixes. (10*2= 20)

e.g: improve -- improvement public--publication operate-- operation prepare--preparation
1. manage.       2. graduate      3. recruit.      4. invite.         5. employ.

6. transport     7. arrange        8. relate.        9. appoint      10. transform.

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

appoint                 efficient               essential               fundamentally        improve

occasion               preoccupy            productivity          regardless             superior
1.My boss isto me in many aspects.
2.As a graduate majoring in accounting, I want to my financial planning ability most.
3.Usually Peter goes home right after work, butit is very late when he arrives home.
4. Sorry, I cannot have a meeting with you now, because I have a(n) with Mary.
5.At the meeting something seems to be her all the time.
6.Teamwork isto the success of a team project.
7.The boss planned to defeat the rival expense.
8.Work is a key question to many employees.
9.Most companies pursue higher and lower cost.
10.What the boss said was correct though it sounded unacceptable.

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

1) 1)The first step in managing up is to develop a positive relationship with your boss.
(1) 拨打商务电话的第一步就是要先想清楚自己在电话中所要谈论的所有事务。
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(2)预约的第一步就是要先明确对方的日程安排。
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(3) 商务会谈的第一步就是先要准确了解对方公司的需求。
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2) In your relationship with your boss you will sometimes disagree and occasionally experience an emotional reaction.
(1)工作中我们有时会和同事就某个问题持不同意见,偶尔还会发生争执。
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(2)开会时有些员工有时会打瞌睡,一些人偶尔还会打呼噜。
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(3)贵宾来访时, 公司有时会要求员工着装整齐,偶尔还会要求穿职业装。
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3) Conflicts at work arise not from something that was said, but from something that wasn’t said!
(1)同事不是我们的对手,而是我们工作中的朋友。
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(2)办公室不是聊天的地方,而是工作的场所。
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(3)扼杀一家公司的不是竞争,而是自大。
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4) Mediation involves a neutral third party who has been trained in mediation principles, who is experienced in mediation, and who is trusted by the people involved in the conflict.
(1) 同事是我们生命中的朋友。他们与我们一起工作,一起生活,一起经历成功和失败。
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(2)商务电话是我们日常工作中很重要的一部分。通过它,我们可以预约客户,订购产品,以及推广公司的新产品。
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(3)团队建设是公司文化建设的重要组成部分。它可以增强同事之间的了解,促进上下级之间的沟通,并最终提高公司成员的团队协作能力。
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