Tag Archives: Definitions

New Terms Added to Corporate Governance Vocabulary

2 Feb

I’ve added new terms to the list of Business or Corporate Governance Vocabulary

Don’t forget, the Chinese translations come from the Chinese students rather than professional translators. While I believe they are accurate, you may want to consult professionals before using them for official documents. This is mainly intended to contribute to daily conversation between English speaking Companies and Chinese companies.

v. = Verb
n. = Noun
adj. = Adjective
adv. = Adverb

(c) All Rights Reserved. You are welcome to use this material. However, if you do end up using these definitions in your material (educational, informational, or professional), please include either a link to this webpage or the following reference: Blessing, Olivia. “Corporate Governance Vocabulary.” DeceptivelyBlonde.com. This is for two reasons: 1) I’d like to share the resource with others. 2) I created these definitions myself. Thanks!

Continue reading

TESOL Abbreviations

8 Jun

TESOL ~ Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Situations where English is taught as an L2 or where it is taught as a foreign Language.

ESOL (English for Speakers of other languages)

ELT (English Language Teaching)

EMT (English as a Mother Tongue)

ESL (English as a Second Language ~English is being taught and learned in countries, contexts, and cultures in which English is the predominant language of communication)

EFL (English as a Foreign Language ~ English is neither widely used for communication, not used as the medium of instruction)

EWL (English as a World Language)

ESP (English for a Specific Purpose)

EAP (English for Academic Purposes)

EST (English for Science and Technology)

SLA ~ Second Language Aquisition

L1 ~ English as a First Language

L2 ~ English as a Second Language

%d bloggers like this: