Esercizi inglese.Lin1, Appunti di Lingua Inglese. Università di Milano
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THE INS AND OUTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE IN SOUTH EASTERN ASIA Organisational culture is a huge and hard concept that affects lots of aspects of an organisation. Past and recent theory are explored and relevant industry examples are drawn from the service industry specifically hospitality. This area has been chosen because the hospitality industry has now become very prominent in South East Asia, instead until twenty years it was not as developed, therefore it has produced many different organisational cultures (Brotherton 2003). The paper evaluates on whether it’s possible for organisations to manage culture within companies. So what steps could be taken that may enable managers to further understand the effect of the organisations culture on internal, and more importantly external customers, and business operations? (Solomon, Bamossy and Askegaaard 2002).

CORREZIONE Organisational culture is a huge and hard concept that affects lots of aspects of an organisation. Past and recent theory are explored and relevant industry examples are drawn from the service industry specifically hospitality. This area has been chosen because the hospitality industry has now become very prominent in South East Asia, instead until twenty years it was not as developed, therefore it has produced many different organisational cultures (Brotherton 2003). The paper evaluates on whether it’s possible for organisations to manage culture within companies. So what steps could be taken that may enable managers to further understand the effect of the organisations culture on internal, and more importantly external customers, and business operations? (Solomon, Bamossy and Askegaaard 2002)

A 1950s English angry young man. A shoddy inconclusive analysis of the problem. A range of priceless antique wooden chairs. Subsequently the aircraft underwent numerous design changes, before it was

incorporated into the Type 4 jet aircraft. If we work at night and sleep during the daytime we have difficulty in adjusting our

habits. In her article “Pronunciation Matters” which appeared in TESOL Journal, Holt

explains that comprehensibility can be a key factor in accent training. Music therapy, a growing field of nursing has been shown to reduce the stress of

aging patients. London is a very cosmopolitan city, there are people from many cultures living there,

you still need to master good English to get by. Dr Jones liked the new plan, it had a cost effective approach and was backed up by

thorough research.

CORREZIONE

A 1950s English angry young man. A shoddy, inconclusive analysis of the problem. A range of priceless antique wooden chairs.

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Subsequently, the aircraft underwent numerous design changes before it was incorporated into the Type 4 jet aircraft.

If we work at night and sleep during the daytime, we have difficulty in adjusting our habits.

In her article “Pronunciation Matters”, which appeared in TESOL Journal, Holt explains that comprehensibility can be a key factor in accent training.non restrictive relative clause

Music therapy, a growing field of nursing, has been shown to reduce the stress of aging patients.non-restrictive apposition

London is a very cosmopolitan city. There are people from many cultures living there, but you still need to master good English to get by.

Dr Jones liked the new plan, which had a cost - effective approach and was backed up by thorough research.

Dr Jones liked the new plan; it had a cost-effective approach and was backed up by thorough research.

Today is certainly not a good day for the BlackBerry fans. CEO Thorsten Heins reported disappointing earnings results for the last quarter. The company did manage to increase its revenue, __________ it didn’t meet profit expectations; __________, its operating loss is $84 million. Because of the bad financial report, the company’s stock tumbled down over 25% at time of writing. _______________, during the financial results conference call, BlackBerry announced there will not be BlackBerry 10 updates for the PlayBook slates, __________ falling back on its launch promises. Back when BlackBerry 10 was announced, CEO Thorsten Heins had promised that the existing PlayBook tablets would get to enjoy the latest version of the platform. There was no explanation for the change of heart, ___________ we bet this is the first of many steps aiming to reduce the company’s operating costs.

CORREZIONE Today is certainly not a good day for the BlackBerry fans. CEO Thorsten Heins reported disappointing earnings results for the last quarter. The company did manage to increase its revenue, but it didn’t meet profit expectations; in fact, its operating loss is $84 million. Because of the bad financial report, the company’s stock tumbled down over 25% at time of writing. Additionally, during the financial results conference call, BlackBerry announced there will not be BlackBerry 10 updates for the PlayBook slates, thereby falling back on its launch promises. Back when BlackBerry 10 was announced, CEO Thorsten Heins had promised that the existing PlayBook tablets would get to enjoy the latest version of the platform. There was no explanation for the change of heart, but we bet this is the first of many steps aiming to reduce the company’s operating costs.

Which connector? 1. Professor Guilarducci’s plan has got some merit,________ it seems a bridge

too far, even in the current climate. 2. Retirement communities are more stable than the overall market, __________

you still need to be careful buying into one in a downturn.

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3. Interpretation guidelines for final scores are missing. __________, aspects of content validity and availability have been already investigated.

4. Real estate prices are likely to rebound, _______ even small gains could take a while. 5. The present study yields useful information regarding semantic development in bilingual children with L1. _____________, two caveats are noted. 6. A large body of research covers spam detection. __________, research on detecting phishing emails is sparse.. 7. The VD generation process is still tedious and time-consuming: this process, ____________, could be facilitated by the use of semiautomated visual recognition. 8. Caregivers use nonverbal communication strategies during the majority of handwashing sessions; __________, most of these strategies were supplemented by verbal communication strategies.

CORREZIONE 1. Professor Guilarducci’s plan has got some merit, but it seems a bridge too far, even in the current climate.

2. Retirement communities are more stable than the overall market, but you still need to be careful buying into one in a downturn.

3. Interpretation guidelines for final scores are missing. However, aspects of content validity and availability have been already investigated. 4. Real estate prices are likely to rebound, but even small gains could take a while. 5. The present study yields useful information regarding semantic development in bilingual children with L1. however/nevertheless, two caveats are noted. 6. A large body of research covers spam detection. However , research on detecting phishing emails is sparse. 7. The VD generation process is still tedious and time-consuming: this process, however, could be facilitated by the use of semiautomated visual recognition. 8. Caregivers use nonverbal communication strategies during the majority of handwashing sessions; however, most of these strategies were supplemented by verbal communication strategies.

On the other hand or instead? 1. Since today it is more expensive to generate electricity from wind,

geothermal, or solar power, natural gas will be a competitor to renewable energy. _____________, cheap electricity from natural gas will make hybrid power plants – which generate electricity from intermittent wind or solar electricity as well as from natural gas – more attractive.

2. Two forces pulled the community in different directions. A small group of residents – led by the former mayor – wanted to see Greensburg rebuild as quickly as possible and have their lives promptly return to normalcy. ___________, leaders of the community focused on building " green " and encouraged business owners to meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

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3. We are not just interested in the large set of newly generated or otherwise existing hypotheses about variation in species distribution patterns. ___________, we will probably focus on hypotheses about the sources of variation in species distribution patterns that are associated with human activities or that are potentially influenced by management actions.

CORREZIONI 1. Since today it is more expensive to generate electricity from wind,

geothermal, or solar power, natural gas will be a competitor to renewable energy. On the other hand, cheap electricity from natural gas will make hybrid power plants – which generate electricity from intermittent wind or solar electricity as well as from natural gas – more attractive.

2. Two forces pulled the community in different directions. A small group of residents – led by the former mayor – wanted to see Greensburg rebuild as quickly as possible and have their lives promptly return to normalcy. On the other hand, leaders of the community focused on building " green " and encouraged business owners to meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.

3. We are not just interested in the large set of newly generated or otherwise existing hypotheses about variation in species distribution patterns. Instead, we will probably focus on hypotheses about the sources of variation in species distribution patterns that are associated with human activities or that are potentially influenced by management actions.

On the contrary, by contrast or instead?

1. Change did not result from a single driver in a linear fashion; _________, multiple drivers tended to reinforce one another.

2. A land-bound telegraph operator could transmit as many as eight words per minute. _________, during the early days it took as much as two minutes to transmit a single Morse code character of a few dots and dashes.

3. U.S. monetary policy was inflationary, but in the absence of high instability, there was no mass flight from the dollar. ____________, the share of foreign exchange reserves held in dollars continued to rise.

CORREZIONI 1. Change did not result from a single driver in a linear fashion; instead,

multiple drivers tended to reinforce one another. 2. A land-bound telegraph operator could transmit as many as eight words per

minute. By contrast, during the early days it took as much as two minutes to transmit a single Morse code character of a few dots and dashes.

3. U.S. monetary policy was inflationary, but in the absence of high instability, there was no mass flight from the dollar. On the contrary, the share of foreign exchange reserves held in dollars continued to rise.

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PLURAL/SING I can’t be bothered to take the car. 200 miles ___________ too far to drive in one

day. 350 euros _______ like a good price to me for a new Ipad 30 euros _________ on the table in the kitchen. Thereis/areaphotocopierandtwo computers in the staffroom. Thereare/istwocomputersanda photocopier in the staffroom. There’s no room - either a chair or two tables have/has got to be moved. There’s no room - either two tables or a chair has/have got to be moved The Prime Minister, as well as several Cabinet Ministers, believes/believe in a tough

financial policy. The Managing Director, together with heads of department, is/are preparing a new

budget.

CORREZIONE I can’t be bothered to take the car. 200 miles is/*are too far to drive in one day. 350 euros sounds/*sound like a good price to me for a new Ipad. 30 euros *is/are on the table in the kitchen. There is/*are a photocopier and two computers in the staffroom. There are/*is two computers and a photocopier in the staffroom. There’s no room - either a chair or two tables have/*has got to be moved. There’s no room - either two tables or a chair has/*have got to be moved The Prime Minister, as well as several Cabinet Ministers, believes/*believe in a

tough financial policy. The Managing Director, together with heads of department, is/*are preparing a new

budget.

COMPLETE

Rarely have No sooner had Under no circumstances are Not only did as did Under no circumstances will Were you Hardly had Little did Rarely have

__________________ we arrived at the hotel when there was a power cut.

__________________ members of staff to accept gratuities from clients.

__________________ Detective Dawson realize what she was to discover.

__________________ to pay full amount now, there would be a ten per cent discount.

I supposed, __________________ most people, that I would be retiring at 60.

__________________ the doctors seen a more difficult case.

__________________ Jean win first prize but she was also offered a promotion.

__________________ late arrivals be admitted to the theater before the interval.

__________________ one missing child been found than another three disappeared.

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__________________ so many employees taken sick leave at the same time.

CORREZIONE Hardly had we arrived at the hotel when there was a power cut. Under no circumstances are members of staff to accept gratuities from clients.

Little did Detective Dawson realize what she was to discover.

Were you to pay full amount now, there would be a ten per cent discount.

I supposed, as did most people, that I would be retiring at 60. Rarely have the doctors seen a more difficult case.

Not only did Jean win first prize but she was also offered a promotion.

Under no circumstances will late arrivals be admitted to the theater before the interval.

No sooner one missing child been found than another three disappeared. Rarely have so many employees taken sick leave at the same time

It was only when the office phoned me that I found out about the meeting. find Not until _________________________________________ about the meeting.

2. The facts were not all made public at the time. later Only___________________________________________________________________ all made public.

3. The response to our appeal was so great that we had to take on more staff. response

Such ___________________________________________________ to our appeal that we had to take on more staff.

4. Harry broke his leg and also injured his shoulder. but

Not only _____________________________________________ also injured his shoulder.

CORREZIONE It was only when the office phoned me that I found out about the meeting. find

Not until the office phoned me did I find out about the meeting.

2. The facts were not all made public at the time. later

Only later were the facts all made public.

3. The response to our appeal was so great that we had to take on more staff. response

Such was the response to our appeal that we had to take on more staff.

4. Harry broke his leg and also injured his shoulder. but

Not only did Harry break his leg, but he also injured his shoulder.

5. The police didn’t suspect at all that the judge was the murderer. did

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Little _______________________________________________ as being the murderer.

6. The bus driver cannot be blamed for the accident in any way. held In ___________________________________________________ responsible for the accident.

7. If the government raised interest rates, they would lose the election. raise

Were ______________________________________________________ interest rates, they would lose the election.

8. As soon as I got home, I realized I’d left my bag in the shops. had

No sooner _______________________________________________________ I realized I’d left my bag in the shops.

9. It was only when I asked a passer-by that I realized where I was. did Not until _________________________________________________ where I was.

10. The minister was interrupted just after starting his speech. when Hardly __________________________________ he was interrupted.

CORREZIONE 5. The police didn’t suspect at all that the judge was the murderer. did

5. Little did the police suspect that the judge of being the murderer.

6. The bus driver cannot be blamed for the accident in any way. held

In no way can the driver be held responsible for the accident.

7. If the government raised interest rates, they would lose the election. raise

Were the government to raise interest rates, they would lose the election.

8. As soon as I got home, I realized I’d left my bag in the shops. had

No sooner had I got home than I realized I’d left my bad in the shops.

9. It was only when I asked a passer-by that I realized where I was. did

Not until I asked a passer-by did I realize where I was. 10. The minister was interrupted just after starting his speech. when

Hardly had the minister started his speech when he was interrupted.

Should (need) ______________ anything, could you let me know? Were the plane (take off) ______________, everyone in it would have been killed. Had (study) ______________ harder, I would probably have passed all my exams. Should (be) ______________ in the neighborhood, drop in. Had (go) ______________ to the doctor immediately, your daughter would not be ill.

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Never before (spend) ______________ so much money on her daughter’s birthday. Should (feel) ______________ hungry, just call room service and order a meal. Were (offer) ______________ her the job, we couldn’t be sure that she would accept. Had (take) ______________ the necessary measures, this political crisis could have been avoided. Scarcely (get) ______________ home when the police called us with news of Geoffrey.

CORREZIONE Should you need anything, could you let me know? Were the plane to have taken off, everyone in it would have been killed. Had I studied harder, I would probably have passed all my exams. Should you be in the neighborhood, drop in. Had she gone to the doctor immediately, your daughter would not be ill. Never before had he spent so much money on her daughter’s birthday. Should you feel hungry, just call room service and order a meal. Were we to offer her the job, we couldn’t be sure that she would accept. Had they taken the necessary measures, this political crisis could have been avoided. Scarcely had I got home when the police called us with news of Geoffrey.

Jim promised that he would never/never would he tell anyone else. Not until it was too late I remembered/did I remember to call Susan. Hardly had we settled down in our seats than/when the lights went out. Only after checking three times I was/was I certain of the answer. At no time I was aware/was I aware of anything out of the ordinary. Only Catherine and Sally passed/did they pass the final examination. Only when Pete has arrived/has Pete arrived can we begin the program. No sooner had it stopped raining than/when the sun came out.

—>Jim promised that he would never tell anyone else. Not until it was too late did I remember to call Susan. Hardly had we settled down in our seats when the lights went out. Only after checking three times was I certain of the answer. At no time was I aware of anything out of the ordinary.

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Only Catherine and Sally passed the final examination. Only when Pete has arrived can we begin the program. No sooner had it stopped raining than the sun came out.

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