Rhetorical Functions in Academic Writing: Defining

Exercises

Identify the language used in the following text.

Communication is the process of transferring meanings from sender to receiver.

Eurodollars are dollars banked outside the United States.

Exports are goods and services produced by a firm in one country and then sent to another country.

Imports are goods and services produced in one country and brought in by another country.

A license is a contractual arrangement in which one firm (the licensor) provides access to some of its patents, trademarks, or technology to another firm in exchange for a fee or royalty.

Proxemics is a form of non-verbal communication which deals with how people use physical space to convey messages.

A tariff is a tax on goods shipped internationally

Totalitariansism is a system of government in which one individual or party maintains complete control and either refuses to recognise other parties or suppresses them.

Working capital is the difference between current assets and current liabilities.