In books, magazines, television, social media, and any kind of documents, there are what they call acronyms and abbreviations. It looks vague when you see any of those acronyms or abbreviations and didn’t have any idea about the meaning of it. It might be leading you to an incorrect understanding.
Firstly, let’s take a look at the meanings of abbreviation and acronym. An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word or phrase. An acronym is an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word (e.g., ASCII, NASA ).
This blog was made to help you out and not to be swindled by somebody.
To know them further, it may help you this blog about the common abbreviations and acronyms you may be heard along the way.
|a.m.||ante meridiem → before midday|
|AD||Anno Domini (latin) → in the Year of the Lord|
|ASAP||As Soon as Possible|
|AWOL||Absent Without Leave|
|Board of Trade|
|BCE||Before the Common/Current/Christian Era|
|CET||Central European Time (GMT +1)|
|cf.||confer (latin) → compare|
|cash/collection on delivery|
|CST||Central Standard Time|
|e.g.||exempli gratia = for example|
|ESL||English as a Second Language|
|EFL||English as a Foreign Language|
|FAQ||Frequently Asked Question|
|ft.||feet (= 30,48 cm)|
|F2F||Face to Face|
|h&c||hot and cold|
|i.e.||id est (latin) → that is|
|lb||pound (= 453,59 g)|
|MA||Master of Arts|
|mph||miles per hour|
|MoF||Male or Female|
|p.m.||post meridiem → after midday|
Have a plan to study English in the Philippines? The Genius English Proficiency Academy is all that you need to. Just try to search “Study English in the Philippines” on google.com and it will give you the answer to the school that is best for you. Enroll now and be part of Genius English family. WE PROVE YOU CAN! :-)Either you work or take a vacation, just remember those stuff. Surely they can help you to understand especially when you read the crucial papers or any kind of documents.
For more information and inquiries:
Russian website: www.studyenglishgenius.com/ru/
Skype ID: geniusenglishacademy