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Are you interested in learning abbreviations and acronyms in English?   7 comments

Teacher “ALVIN”

Come to the Philippines to learn “ENGLISH”

1) Are you interested in learning abbreviations and acronyms in English?
2) Do you know lots of abbreviations and acronyms?
3) Do you think abbreviations and acronyms are useful?
4) Do you have a favorite abbreviation or acronym?
5) Do you think alphabets that don’t have an English script (Chinese, Russian, Arabic, etc.) use abbreviations and acronyms?
6) Do you know the punctuation rules for abbreviations and acronyms?
7) What do you think are the world’s most common abbreviations and acronyms?
8) Do you ever invent your own acronyms to help you study?
9) The website http://www.abbreviationz.com/ says “RSVP” is one of the most popular queries. Do you know what it means?
10) What acronym could you create for your name?
1) What is the difference between an abbreviation and an acronym?
2) How many United Nations abbreviations and acronyms do you know?
3) Are there many abbreviations and acronyms in your language?
4) What do you think about spending a whole English lesson on abbreviations and acronyms?
5) Can you keep up to date with computer and technology abbreviations and acronyms (WIFI, WAP, ISP, WWW, etc.)?
6) Do you think abbreviations in e-mail and text messages are adding to or ruining the English (or your) language?
7) The website http://www.abbreviationz.com lists 33 different meanings for “BYOB”. Can you think of any?
8) “Scuba”, “modem”, radar”, “laser” and “NATO” are all acronyms. Do you know what they mean?
9) Would you like to study for an MA or PhD?
10) What do ante meridian and post meridian refer to?
A.B. Artium Baccalaureus [Bachelor of Arts]
abbr. abbreviation(s), abbreviated
Acad. Academy
A.D. anno Domini [in the year of the Lord]
alt. altitude
A.M. ante meridiem [before noon]; Artium Magister [Master of Arts]
AM amplitude modulation
Assn. Association
at. no. atomic number
at. wt. atomic weight
Aug. August
Ave. Avenue
AWOL absent without leave
b. born, born in
B.A. Bachelor of Arts
B.C. Before Christ
b.p. boiling point
B.S. Bachelor of Science
Btu British thermal unit(s)
C Celsius (centigrade)
c. circa [about]
cal calorie(s)
Capt. Captain
cent. century, centuries
cm centimeter(s)
co. county
Col. Colonel; Colossians
Comdr. Commander
Corp. Corporation
Cpl. Corporal
cu cubic
d. died, died in
D.C. District of Columbia
Dec. December
dept. department
dist. district
div. division
Dr. doctor
E east, eastern
ed. edited, edition, editor(s)
est. established; estimated
et al. et alii [and others]
F Fahrenheit
Feb. February
fl. floruit [flourished]
fl oz fluid ounce(s)
FM frequency modulation
ft foot, feet
gal. gallon(s)
Gen. General, Genesis
GMT Greenwich mean time
GNP gross national product
GOP Grand Old Party (Republican Party)
Gov. governor
grad. graduated, graduated at
H hour(s)
Hon. the Honorable
hr hour(s)
i.e. id est [that is]
in. inch(es)
inc. incorporated
Inst. Institute, Institution
IRA Irish Republican Army
IRS Internal Revenue Service
Jan. January
Jr. Junior
K Kelvin
kg kilogram(s)
km kilometer(s)
£ libra [pound], librae [pounds]
lat. latitude
lb libra [pound], librae [pounds]
Lib. Library
long. longitude
Lt. Lieutenant
Ltd. Limited
m meter(s)
M minute(s)
M.D. Medicinae Doctor [Doctor of Medicine]
mg milligram(s)
mi mile(s)
min minute(s)
mm millimeter(s)
mph miles per hour
Mr. Mister (always abbreviated)
Mrs. Mistress (always abbreviated)
Msgr Monsignor
mt. Mount, Mountain
mts. mountains
Mus. Museum
N north; Newton(s)
NAACP National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NE northeast
no. number
Nov. November
OAS Organization of American States
Oct. October
Op. Opus [work]
oz ounce(s)
pl. plural
pop. population
pseud. pseudonym
pt. part(s)
pt pint(s)
pub. published; publisher
qt quart(s)
Rev. Revelation; the Reverend
rev. revised
R.N. registered nurse
rpm revolution(s) per minute
RR railroad
S south
S second(s)
SEATO Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
SEC Securities and Exchange Commission
sec second(s); secant
Sept. September
Ser. Series
Sgt. Sergeant
sq square
Sr. Senior
SSR Soviet Socialist Republic
St. Saint; Street
UNICEF United Nations Children’s Fund
uninc. unincorporated
Univ. University
U.S. United States
USA United States Army
USAF United States Air Force
USCG United States Coast Guard
USMC United States Marine Corps
USN United States Navy
USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
VFW Veterans of Foreign Wars
VISTA Volunteers in Service to America
vol. volume(s)
vs. versus
W west; watt(s)
WHO World Health Organization
wt. weight
yd yard(s)
YMCA Young Men’s Christian Association
YWCA Young Women’s Christian Association

UFOTV: Above Top Secret – UFOs, Nikola Tesla, Free Energy and Antigravity   Leave a comment

English: Mark Twain (penname of Samuel Langhor...

English: Mark Twain (penname of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) in the lab of Nikola Tesla, spring of 1894. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

UFOTV: From Legend to Reality - UFOs, ET and Human Origins

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UFOTV: Above Top Secret – UFOs, Nikola Tesla, Free Energy and Antigravity

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[필리핀어학연수] 다바오 E&G어학원소개

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필리핀 다바오에 위치한 이앤지어학원 소개입니다. 학원모습, 수업모습, 강사들의 모습, 그리고 이앤지를 다녀간 학생들의 모습을 담아보았습니다. 짧은 영상으로 이앤지를

 

Posted October 7, 2012 by Teacher Alvin in LEARNING ENGLISH

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Are there any health benefits to drinking coffee?   Leave a comment

1) Are you a ‘coffeeholic’?
2) Do you care if you have instant or blend coffee?
3) Do you need coffee to wake you up in the morning?
4) Is coffee bad for you?
5) Does coffee affect your appetite?
6) What do you think of Starbucks?
7) Do you think caffeine is a dangerous drug?
8) What do you think of the new trend of flavored coffee?
9) Do you like the smell of coffee?
10) What would you like to know about coffee?

 

A cup of Turkish coffee served on a terrace in...

A cup of Turkish coffee served on a terrace in Istanbul. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

1) Are there any health benefits to drinking coffee?
2) What do you know about coffee production and who gets the big profits?
3) Would you drink less coffee if you knew it stained your teeth?
4) What is the difference between blend, cappuccino and espresso?
5) Does coffee grown in different parts of the world taste differently?
6) What role does coffee (or tea) play in your life?
7) What’s the difference between Irish coffee and Turkish coffee?
8) Do you know what fair trade coffee is?
9) Do you like coffee sold in cans?
10) What do you think happens when you overdose on coffee?

 

 

 

 

Posted September 25, 2012 by Teacher Alvin in LEARNING ENGLISH

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Are you interested in learning abbreviations and acronyms in English?   Leave a comment

abbreviations

abbreviations (Photo credit: Foxtongue)

1) Are you interested in learning abbreviations and acronyms in English?
2) Do you know lots of abbreviations and acronyms?
3) Do you think abbreviations and acronyms are useful?
4) Do you have a favorite abbreviation or acronym?
5) Do you think alphabets that don’t have an English script (Chinese, Russian, Arabic, etc.) use abbreviations and acronyms?
6) Do you know the punctuation rules for abbreviations and acronyms?
7) What do you think are the world’s most common abbreviations and acronyms?
8) Do you ever invent your own acronyms to help you study?
9) The website http://www.abbreviationz.com/ says “RSVP” is one of the most popular queries. Do you know what it means?
10) What acronym could you create for your name?
1) What is the difference between an abbreviation and an acronym?
2) How many United Nations abbreviations and acronyms do you know?
3) Are there many abbreviations and acronyms in your language?
4) What do you think about spending a whole English lesson on abbreviations and acronyms?
5) Can you keep up to date with computer and technology abbreviations and acronyms (WIFI, WAP, ISP, WWW, etc.)?
6) Do you think abbreviations in e-mail and text messages are adding to or ruining the English (or your) language?
7) The website http://www.abbreviationz.com lists 33 different meanings for “BYOB”. Can you think of any?
8) “Scuba”, “modem”, radar”, “laser” and “NATO” are all acronyms. Do you know what they mean?
9) Would you like to study for an MA or PhD?
10) What do ante meridian and post meridian refer to?