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DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES (FULL TIME)
39TH INTAKE/ SEMESTER 1 (JULY 2012)
BUS001-ENGLISH FOR BUSINESS
LECTURER: EMILY PAKIVATHY D/O PAUL THIYAGARAJ
CA1
NAME: NWE NI HLAING
FIN NO: G1157533T
CLASS: D

SECTION A: PARAGRAPH WRITING
1) SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
2) WORKING ADULTS IN THEIR 30S
SECTION B: CRITICAL REPSONSE TO AN ARTICLE
1) EXPLAIN THE ARTICLE’S THESIS
2) CRITICAL RESPONSE TO THE ARTICLE’S IDEAS

SECTION A
Question 1
As a secondary student, you may wonder how to acquire knowledge beyond the textbooks and sharpen your critical thinking skill and language ability. The simplest way is to pay attention to the world news daily because you need to be well-informed with the current global issues and meanwhile, you can involve in your friends’ conversation about the news and inspire them with your knowledge. Interestingly, world news covers everything: from cultural knowledge to education systems in different countries. Furthermore, if you want to apply for a scholarship, the examiner will surely test you on every aspect such as your academic results, your speech and your awareness to the latest news. Therefore, the more you read, the better you become aware of them. So, let’s practice “reading global news” as one of your habits and contribute yourselves to possess a better secondary school life. (143 words)

Question 2
World news is an important source of information for working adults nowadays. With the increased use of the internet and introduction of new technologies, the world is converging as one because the world is already globalised. For instance, on economics issue, it is vital for you to read world news because what affects a domestic area might have an impact regionally and globally since countries’ economies are interdependent to one another. In the political aspect, it is crucial because political involved governments’ law and regulations which can affect a business function. Another reason for reading world...
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