This book is a collection of 100 abbreviations which are all part of normal life. The book can be used as a fun quiz for families or for foreign students who want to improve their knowledge of English Abbreviations. There are lots of abbreviations that we use every day – and if you don’t know what they mean, you could be left in a sticky situation. The book is divided into ten chapters with ten examples in each chapter. Have a look at the following and see how many you know.
Health Abbreviations: You probably know O.C.D. and B.O. but do you know what M.R.S.A. stands for?
Business and Office: C.E.O. and V.A.T. are easy but what about C.O.D.?
Communications: No problem with LOL and ROFL but what about I.M.H.O.?
Institutions: You know BBC and EU but what about D.W.P.?
Politics: Everybody knows M.E.P., and I.R.A. but what about N.A.T.O.?
Buying and Selling: IOU and O.N.O. are easy but what about B&Q?
Technical things: P.C. and L.C.D.aren’t difficult but what about JPEG?
People: You konw about WAGS and YUPPIES but what about D.I.N.K.s?
Sports: No problem with L.B.W. and K.O. but what about S.C.U.B.A.?
Miscellaneous: T.G.I.F. and A.S.A.P. aren’t too hard but what about N.E.E.T.?
All the answers are in the book – together with lots more abbreviations to test your knowledge.
100 English Abbreviations is great for:
- families who want a fun quiz
- English teachers
- EFL students