Ex.8. Fill in the missing prepositions and adverbs

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  1. Adverbs. Pronouns.
  2. Ex.8. The words in the box frequently occur after market.
  3. Ex.9. Fill in the missing prepositions.
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1. You can expand your portfolio investing a wide range stocks and bonds.

2. Stockbrokers buy and sell stocks and bonds their clients.

3. If the market is strong, expect a good return your investment.

4. Mutual funds are managed a group fund managers who add all the investors money together to invest a variety of things.

5. If inflation remains low, he will make a huge return his investment.

6. An investment bank is a firm that controls the issue new securities.

7. Speculation derivative instruments such futures, options and swaps has been criticized its effects the stock markets.

8. Portfolio is a selection investments held an individual or organization.

9. Securities issued the British Government are called gilts or gilt-edged securities.

10. Unlike a stock, a bond is evidence not ownership, but a loan a company or a government.

(to (2), for, as, on (3), on behalf of, of (6), in (3), by (4))

 

Exercises in Comprehension

 

Ex.1. Answer the following questions:

1. What do we mean by investments?

2. What is the objective of investing?

3. What is portfolio?

4. What services do mutual funds provide?

5. What types of investment opportunities exist apart from the stocks and shares?

6. What does the term gilt-edged security signify?

7. What are derivatives?

8. What right do futures contracts give investors?

9. What kind of contract enables the holder to buy a security at a fixed price for a limited period?

10. What do swaps allow?

Ex.2. Sum up what you remember about:

a) investments and their objective;

b) unit trusts/mutual funds;

c) gilts/treasury bonds;

d) derivative instruments

 

 

Grammar Revision

 

Third Conditional Form: if + past perfect, + would have + Participle II Use: We use the third conditional:
s to talk about possible situations in the past which didnt happen If you had followed my advice, you would have earned a lot of money. (but you didnt)
We can mix clauses from second and third conditional sentences (mixed conditional) if we want to connect a possible past event with the present or future. If you had followed my advice (but you didnt in the past), you would be rich . (but you arent, now)

 



Ex.1. Choose the most suitable tense:

1. Why didnt you phone me? If you phoned/had phoned me, I would have reserved/had reserved a room for you.

2. If you organized/had organized your conference last month, I was able/would have been able to take part in it.

3. If he lent/had lent me the money, I would pay/ would have paid him back last week.

4. If you had been there at that moment, what would you do/would you have done?

5. Why didnt you say that you were short of money? If I knew/had known, I would lend/would have lent you some.

6. She was so impatient. If she had been/ were more patient, she would received/would have received everything she needed.

7. If I didnt lose/ hadnt lost my key, I wouldnt have/ wouldnt have had to wait outside in the rain.

8. If the traffic hadnt been/ were not so heavy, we would arrive/ would have arrived on time.

9. If I werent/ hadnt been promoted then, I would leave/ would have left the company.

10. If I hadnt saved/ didnt save enough money, I wouldnt buy/wouldnt have bought this house.

11. If he didnt gamble/ hadnt gambled so much, he wouldnt lose /wouldnt have lost all his money.

12. If I knew/ had known yesterday that you were coming, I would meet/ would have met you at the airport.

13. You wouldnt get / wouldnt have got into trouble last time if you followed/ had followed my advice.

14. He never would buy/ would have bought shares in that company if you didnt recommend/hadnt recommended him to do it.

 


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