As a start, language has dichotomy, it can be divided in competence and performance regarding to Chomsky appreciation. Competence refers to a psychological system, not a set of conventions in a community of speakers, is the individual speaker´s knowledge of their system and performance is the actual use of language. This suggest that the ability to make judgements of grammaticality is one thing, and performance is another thing. The former depends on competence. We all make occasional

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Reference Sheet

Allegory: Long story with underlying moral meaning different from surface meaning, extended metaphor. Alliteration: Repetition of initial speech sounds of words. Allusion: An indirect or passing reference. Anecdote: Short, amusing/interesting story about a real incident or person. Irony: Expression of one’s meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite. Metaphor: A comparison without the use of like or as. Oxymoron: Figure of speech that poses elements that appear to be contradictory.

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Q: What are the differences between Economic Growth and Economic Development?

The problems of developed and under developed countries are not same in nature. To discuss and elevate such problems we use the terms Economic Growth and Economic Developed. Though they synonyms each other, they are quite different in meaning in economic literature.

Economic Growth: The increase in real output of goods and services of the economy is called as “Economic Growth”. It indicates only quantitative changes of the

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Meeting Friday 28th February

Chairperson: Clare

Participants: Ella, Tom, Jake, Mila, Frank

Minutes: Carla

Purpose of meeting: to plan the visit by exchange managers 16th-20th March

Main points:

1.Daily activities                       3. Accomodation

2.Evening activities                  4. End-of-week celebration

D.  Open the meeting. Use the notes below to help you.

·Start the meeting.

·Welcome the participants.

·State the purpose

·Suggest the procedure:

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Present perfect

I/you/we/they have been to paris  (Positive)

He/she/it has been to paris

I/you/we/they have not                 (Negative)

He/she/it has not been to paris

Have I/you/we/they been to paris (Question)

Has He/she/it been to paris

Regular verbs:


Irregular verbs:









Leave/left /left






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¡___Dear Christine Hendrikson

I apologise for not being able to attend the meeting. I couldn`t assist to our meeting due to all the flights were cancelled.

I can go tomorrow afternoon to your office or please send me a new date for our appointment.

    Looking forward to hearing from you.

Franca Grau.

E.  Farewell speech

You want to say goodbye to all your colleagues as you are going to move to the USA.

It was a pleasure to work with you. Thanks for everything. I will see you as possible I can.


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