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ENG301 Business Communication Assignment No. 2 Solution and Discussion Fall 2013 Due Date Dec 09, 2013

Business Communication (ENG301)

 

Assignment 2 (Fall 2013)

Total Marks: 15

Weightage: 0

 

                       

 

Objective:

 

  • The assessment of students’ understanding of different concepts of ‘Business Communication’ and how they can apply their conceptual knowledge in daily life examples

 

Instructions:

 

  • It is an optional and non-graded activity.
  • Late assignments will not be accepted.
  • If the file is corrupt or problematic, it will be marked zero.
  • Plagiarism will NOT be tolerated. Plagiarism occurs when a student uses work done by someone else as if it was his or her own; however, taking the ideas from different sources and expressing them in your own words will be encouraged.
  • No assignment will be accepted via e-mail.
  • The solution file should be in Word document format; the font color should be preferably black and font size should be 12 Times New Roman.

 

 

 

Q1.Keeping in mind your knowledge of intercultural communication, choose the 

correct options for the given questions.                                                    (10)

 

(i)                 You are at a grocery store in USA. You are getting the last ingredient of your candle light dinner with someone special. As you turn over to grab some strawberries, you brush past an old lady. What would you say?

 

a)      “Oh…” and grab the strawberries.

b)      “Oh, excuse me.” with a smile.

c)      “That wouldn’t have happened if you moved a little.”

d)       You should keep a safe distance.

 

 

(ii)               A UK student is responsible of taking care of an international student from India. After he picked him up, he asks him if he likes to visit to check some clubs tonight. The Indian student nods his head. What is the UK student’s plan?

 

a)      He gets ready for bed.

b)      He goes out with his friends and shows him where he can sleep.

c)      The two of them go out clubbing.

d)     He dislikes his question.

 

 

(iii)             You're invited to a dinner at your friends from Lebanon. In order to show your gratitude, you’d like to bring something to eat. What do you bring?

 

a)      Homemade muffins

b)      Ham sandwiches

c)      Nothing, cause you’re the guest

d)     Water bottles

 

 

(iv)             At the dinner table sits a Japanese colleague of your friend, named Chi. Everybody enjoys the meal. Suddenly, Chi leans back and slurps. What does he want to express?

 

a)      He’s stuffed and doesn’t feel well.

b)      He enjoyed the meal.

c)      He disliked the main-course and shows disgust.

d)     He thinks never to have dinner with them again. 

 

 

(v)               You live in USA and a friend from Saudi Arabia is staying with you. He shows you pictures of his country. All women in pictures are wearing gowns. You ask him if they are so conservative. What will friend respond?

 

a)      We follow teachings of Islam.

b)      How dare you call us conservative?

c)      I’ll go back tonight.

d)     Women are suppressed entities in our country.

 

 

Q2. Read the following list carefully, eliminate Wordy Expressions and make them

Concise. (5)

 

  1. In spite of the fact that
  2. Due to the fact that
  3. Until such time as
  4. In due course
  5. On a weekly basis

 


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Q2. Read the following list carefully, eliminate Wordy Expressions and make them

Concise. (5)

 

  1. In spite of the fact that             Although
  2. Due to the fact that                   Because
  3. Until such time as                      Until
  4. In due course                              Soon,After
  5. On a weekly basis                       Weekly

2nd question kinda easy 

Assignment 2 (Fall 2013)

Solution:                  

 

 

Question: 1.

                          

 Keeping in mind your knowledge of intercultural communication, choose the correct options for the given questions.                                                      

 

 

(i)                 You are at a grocery store in USA. You are getting the last ingredient of your candle light dinner with someone special. As you turn over to take some strawberries, you argument past an old lady. What would you say?

 

a)      “Oh…” and grab the strawberries.

b)      “Oh, excuse me.” with a smile.

c)      “That wouldn’t have happened if you moved a little.”

d)       You should keep a safe distance.

 

 

 

(ii)               A UK student is responsible of taking care of an international student from India. After he selected him up, he asks him if he likes to visit to check some clubs tonight. The Indian student nods his head. What is the UK student’s plan?

 

a)      He gets ready for bed.

b)      He goes out with his friends and shows him where he can sleep.

c)      The two of them go out clubbing.

d)     He dislikes his question.

 

 

 

(iii)             You're invited to a dinner at your friends from Lebanon. In order to show your appreciation, you’d like to bring something to eat. What do you bring?

 

a)      Homemade muffins

b)      Ham sandwiches

c)      Nothing, cause you’re the guest

d)     Water bottles

 

 

 

(iv)             At the dinner table sits a Japanese colleague of your friend, named Chi. Everybody enjoys the meal. Suddenly, Chi bends back and slurps. What does he want to express?

 

a)      He’s stuffed and doesn’t feel well.

b)      He enjoyed the meal.

c)      He disliked the main-course and shows disgust.

d)     He thinks never to have dinner with them again. 

 

 

 

(v)               You live in USA and a friend from Saudi Arabia is staying with you. He shows you pictures of his country. All women in pictures are wearing gowns. You ask him if they are so conservative. What will friend respond?

 

a)      We follow teachings of Islam.

b)      How dare you call us conservative?

c)      I’ll go back tonight.

d)     Women are suppressed entities in our country.

 

 

 

Question: 2

 

Read the following list carefully, eliminate Wordy Expressions and make them brief.

 

Answer:

 

1. Wordy Expressions:  In spite of the fact that

 

           Brief              :     Despite

 

2. Wordy Expressions: Due to the fact that

         

                    Brief                 :      Because

 

3.  Wordy Expressions : Until such time as

                    

                       Brief                 :      Now

 

4. Wordy Expressions :    In due course

                         

                     Brief          :      Soon

5. Wordy Expressions:        On a weekly basis

                

     Brief            :      Weekly

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Most of the answers looks wrong to me.

Q2. Read the following list carefully, eliminate Wordy Expressions and make them

Concise. (5)

 

  1. In spite of the fact that             Although
  2. Due to the fact that                   Because
  3. Until such time as                      Until
  4. In due course                              Soon,After
  5. On a weekly basis                       Weekly

What Is the Meaning of Intercultural Communication?
Answer
Intercultural communication means sharing information or exchange across different cultures and/ or social groups. In such a situation, cultural barriers do not restrict communication or sharing of information.

Question No 2

Make sentences concise by eliminating wordy phrases.

Wordy: In a situation in which a class is overenrolled, you may request that the instructor force-add you.
Concise: When a class is overenrolled, you may ask the instructor to force-add you.
Wordy: I will now make a few observations concerning the matter of contingency funds.
Concise: I will now make a few observations about contingency funds.
Wordy: There is a need for more careful inspection of all welds.
Concise: You must inspect all welds more carefully.

Instead of . . .

Use . . .

Question No 2

Make sentences concise by eliminating wordy phrases.

Wordy: In a situation in which a class is overenrolled, you may request that the instructor force-add you.
Concise: When a class is overenrolled, you may ask the instructor to force-add you.
Wordy: I will now make a few observations concerning the matter of contingency funds.
Concise: I will now make a few observations about contingency funds.
Wordy: There is a need for more careful inspection of all welds.
Concise: You must inspect all welds more carefully.

Instead of . . .

Use . . .


  • the reason for
  • for the reason that
  • due to the fact that
  • owing to the fact that
  • in light of the fact that
  • considering the fact that
  • on the grounds that
  • this is why

because, since, why


  • despite the fact that
  • regardless of the fact that
  • notwithstanding the fact that

although, even, though


  • in the event that
  • if it should transpire/happen that
  • under circumstances in which

if


  • on the occasion of
  • in a situation in which
  • under circumstances in which

when


  • as regards
  • in reference to
  • with regard to
  • concerning the matter of
  • where . . . is concerned

about


  • it is crucial that
  • it is necessary that
  • there is a need/necessity for
  • it is important that
  • it is incumbent upon
  • cannot be avoided

must, should


  • is able to
  • has the opportunity to
  • is in a position to
  • has the capacity for
  • has the ability to

can


  • it is possible that
  • there is a chance that
  • it could happen that
  • the possibility exists for

may, might, can, could


  • prior to
  • in anticipation of
  • subsequent to
  • following on
  • at the same time as
  • simultaneously with

before, after, as

 

Qno1)answers   

“Oh, excuse me.” with a smile.

The two of them go out clubbing.

Homemade muffins

He disliked the main-course and shows disgust.

We follow teachings of Islam.

this is my view :)

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