The study aims to: make comparison and contrast between English and Vietnamese requests and discuss common strategies for requests made by both ENDS and VNS to give an insight into making requests for Vietnamese learners of English; provide some pedagogical suggestions for Vietnamese learners of English.
Several of the success stories highlighted in the Law Enforcement Cases section are
groundbreaking cases in the use of charging and in successful convictions. Of
particular note, we discuss a conviction on structuring charges where there was no
allegation that the funds were illegally derived.
In Issues & Guidance, we present an article on the value of BSA data that provides
material that BSA Compliance Officers may consider adapting for use when
addressing their Boards of Directors.
After studying this chapter, you will be able to:
Define leadership and leadership effectiveness
Explain why people need leadership
Discuss the major obstacles to effective leadership
Compare and contrast leadership and management
List the roles and functions of leaders and managers
Summarize the debate over the role and impact of leadership in organizations.
Chapter 20 - The market for corporate stock. In this chapter students will be able to learn about the characteristics of common and preferred corporate stock; to compare and contrast the roles and functions of the organized stock exchanges and the over-the-counter market; to explore the issue of market efficiency.
In this paper we compare and contrast two approaches to Machine Translation (MT): the CMU-UKA Syntax Augmented Machine Translation system (SAMT) and UPC-TALP N-gram-based Statistical Machine Translation (SMT). SAMT is a hierarchical syntax-driven translation system underlain by a phrase-based model and a target part parse tree. In N-gram-based SMT, the translation process is based on bilingual units related to word-to-word alignment and statistical modeling of the bilingual context following a maximumentropy framework. ...
This book is designed to help you improve your reading comprehension skills by studying 20 minutesa day for 20 days. You’ll start with the basics and move on to more complex reading comprehension and critical thinking strategies. Please note that although each chapter can be an effective skill builder on its own, it is important that you proceed through this book in order, from Lesson 1 through Lesson 20. Each lesson builds on skills and ideas discussed in the previous chapters. As you move through this book and your reading skills develop, the passages you read will increase both in...
This book is designed to help you improve your reading comprehension skills by studying 20 minutesa day for 20 days. You’ll start with the basics and move on to more complex reading comprehension and critical thinking strategies. Please note...
David Dinesh Arthur Andersen, Auckland, New Zealand Elaine Palmer MSIS Department, School of Business and Economics, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Drucker introduced management by objectives (MBO) in the late 1950s. Kaplan and Norton introduced the Balanced Scorecard in the early 1990s. MBO and the Balanced Scorecard are management systems that align tangible objectives with an organisation’s vision. This article compares and contrasts the two management systems.
It has been said, “Not everything that is learned is contained in books.” Compare and contrast knowledge gained from experience with knowledge gained from books. In your opinion, which source is more important? Why?
Rhetorical strategies are tools. A carpenter uses a hammer to build a house. A painter uses a brush to paint a landscape. Speakers and writers use rhetorical strategies to develop arguments. For TOEFL, you need to learn the following eight rhetorical strategies: narration, process, description, illustration, compare-and-contrast, cause-and-effect, definition, classification.
The aims outlined here are completely interdependent. Students cannot be taught concepts, skills and processes unless they find their encounters with language meaningful. Students will not respect language and their use of it unless they feel it contributes to their sense of understanding of the world. In trying to achieve these objectives it is vital that teachers introduce students to texts which create a meaningful context and invite dialogue and interaction.
Error analysis was first introduced by Fries (1945) and Lado (1957) who
have calimed that foreign or second language learners’ errors could be
predicted on the basis of the differences between the learners native and
second languages. They have also suggested that where the aspects of the
target language are similar to those of the learners’ native language, learning
will be easy; otherwise, it will be difficult and second language learners are
expected to make errors.
I enjoyed reading this book. It is a very refreshing down to earth text that
examines theory and research without becoming an academic tome. It is
comprehensive, focused on practice and includes some very interesting
reflective exercises that allow you to engage with the text by comparing and
contrasting your experiences with the author’s ideas. The book contains
important insights for developing the essential skills required to provide
effective bereavement care. It covers a wide range of issues from bereavement
support to the importance of dreams....
This article compares and contrasts two technologies for delivering broadband wireless Internet access
services: ‘‘3G’’ vs. ‘‘WiFi’’. The former, 3G, refers to the collection of third-generation mobile technologies
that are designed to allow mobile operators to offer integrated data and voice services over mobile
networks. The latter, WiFi, refers to the 802.11b wireless Ethernet standard that was designed to support
This report presents a detailed assessment of both the status and prospects
of the media industry in the region. Positive advertising expenditure growth
is forecast across all of the countries covered, following the decline that has
affected the global and regional media sector over the last two years. This
edition also highlights the growing importance of local content from the point
of view of both production and consumption, as reflected in the title, Inspiring
Local Content, and in the thematic topic of Section 3.
Learning objectives of this chapter include: Identify the basic network media required to make a LAN connection; identify the types of connections for intermediate and end device connections in a LAN; design an addressing scheme for an inter-network and assign ranges for hosts, network devices and the router interface; compare and contrast the importance of network designs.
This chapter compare and contrast classful and classless IP addressing, review VLSM and explain the benefits of classless IP addressing, describe the role of the Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) standard in making efficient use of scarce IPv4 addresses.