Unit 10.1

Acronyms

Introduction

Acronyms are single words formed by the initial letters of a group of words.

Form

See Acronyms in A1

Example

  • The military and government
    • FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • CSI – Crime Scene Investigation
    • NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Organisations
    • AAA – The Agricultural Adjustment Act
    • CCC – The Civilian Conservation Corps
    • SSA – The Social Security Administration

Use

Acronyms are useful to tell these names in a shorter way. They are used in:

  • Military or governmental institutions
  • Organisations (public or private) and administrations

Exercises

External link to Acronyms exercises (1222).




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