F. S. Fitzgerald (1896-1940) The Great Gatsby

American dream and masculinity, they need to be successful, economic success mainly, immortality, have some values, go to work. Republican ideas of democracy and freedom, it is supposed that your origin doesn’t matter, you came and you could do someone else. Illusion vs reality.Jazz age: it implies a time of adventure, going to parties, but it is a political novel in disguise, it questions the American economic system. It was written in the in-war

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1 In the two sentences from the text below the word hand is used both as a noun and as a verb. Complete 1–6 with a part of the body from the box. The word required in a and b is the same.

1 a He’s a reasonable footballer but he can’t HEAD the ball very well.  b The person in charge of a school is known as the HEAD teacher.   /  2 a The EYE of a storm or a hurricane is the centre of it.   b His dirty clothes and scruffy appearance caused the policewoman to EYE him suspiciously.  / 

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Capital Expenditure: Money spent to acquire fixed assets in  usiness (machines, land, building).
Revenue Expenditure: Money used in the day-to-day running of a business. Daily payments or expenses (rent, wages, raw materials, insurance).
Internal sources of finance: Money obtained from within the business
Personal funds/savings: A source of finance for sole traders that comes mostly from their own personal savings. 
Retained profits: Profit that remains after a business has paid a corporation tax
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Personal Finance

Financial planning involves analyzing the current financial position of individuals to formulate strategies for future needs within financial constraints.

For example, individuals must save for retirement, which requires saving or investing enough money during their working lives to fund their long-term plans.

Personal finance includes the purchasing of financial products such as credit cards, insurance, mortgages, and various types of investments.

 Banking is also considered

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Exam 1

Exam 3:

MC Answers:

  • TRUE: Ospreys are eagle size Raptors that feed almost exclusively on fish

  • TRUE: new Caledonian Crow sometimes make their own tools

  • TRUE: poison arrow frogs use warning coloration to avoid predation (aposematic coloration)

  • TRUE: Australian cuttlefish can change color to match their background

  • TRUE: American bitterns are Heron like birds that use  camouflage to “hide in the open”

  • TRUE: honey bees use the waggle dance when the food source is a short distance from the hive

  • FALSE:

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Foreign exchange exposure: is a measure of the potential for a firm’s profitability, net cash flow, and market value to change because of a change in exchange rates; An important task of the financial manager is to measure and manage foreign exchange exposure; Foreign exchange exposure can be measured in several ways.

Transaction exposure: measures changes in the value of outstanding financial obligations incurred prior to a change in exchange rates but not due to be settled until after the exchange

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