Organization structure: “Company organization”
Read the text title and hypothesize what the text is about. Write down your hypothesis.
What do you know concerning this issue? List your ideas in the table left column “I know”.
I know that… I have learnt that…
Do you know answers to these questions? Write down your short answers in the space given after each question.
1 What is a business company?
2 What types of companies do you know?
3 What do you know about company organization?
4 What kinds of departments do you know?
5 What kinds of senior employees can you name?
6 What are the responsibilities of the departments?
7 What must any company do to operate successfully?
Circle in the list the words and expressions you know. Write down their translation in the table and calculate the percentage of your lexical competence.
1 to establish9 to be in charge of 2 to gain10 day-to-day 3 to reduce prices11 subsidiary 4 margin12 accountable5 manufacturing13 advertising 6 to upgrade14 to yield profits7 to bear in mind15 to elect8 raw materials16 supreme governor
Scanning. Look through the text and define whether your hypothesis is right. Compare the information from the text with your notes (1.1).
Skimming. Find in the text the answers to the questions you failed to respond before reading. Add the missing answers to the table (1.3).
Grammar. State the sense relations between words of the marked sentences by using the proposed algorithm in the Tips.
Tick in the list (1.4) the words and expressions you realized after reading the text without dictionary. Write down their translation in the table and calculate the percentage of your ability to guess the meaning of the words from the context.
Find in the dictionary the words you could not translate. Write down their translation in the table (1.4) and calculate the percentage of new words you should learn.
Abstracting. Write an abstract using the algorithm proposed in the Tips.
Translation. Translate the abstract of the text in italics and write it down in the notes.
SummarizingReviewingReview the text according to the proposed scheme and algorithm proposed in Tips.
AnnotationResume the text in a few sentences
List the information you learnt in the table 1.2 Define the degree of self-descriptiveness.