Academic Vocabulary in Context – Proceed – Answers

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Customs and Immigration

1. Please take your passport and boarding pass and proceed to customs and immigration as quickly as possible as the airport is very crowded and there could be a delay in getting through.

Signing a Contract

2. There are a few procedures we have to go through before we can sign a contract but they will not take very long. Everything is quite straightforward.

The Technology of Writing

3. I used to have an old-fashioned manual typewriter then I got a word-processor and now I just use a laptop, though I do an awful lot of things on my phone too. The technology of writing has changed a lot in our lifetimes. We have seen the digital revolution taking place right before our own eyes.

Submitting a Passport Application

4. If you put your passport in at the embassy early in the morning, they will process the visa application immediately and you can pick up your passport that afternoon.

This phrase is in future tense.
Is your passport up-to-date?

The government houses asylum seekers in an offshore processing centre while it processes their applications for refugee status. Unfortunately this is a lengthy and costly process, which impacts negatively on the mental health of the people who are interned.

When you pay by credit card there are usually processing fees but when these fees become exorbitant, it is time to re-assess the culture of the financial institutions which underpin our economic and social system.

On the night of the alleged offence the defendant left his home early in the evening and proceeded to his place of work where it is alleged that he unlawfully entered the premises and copied the contents of a computer database.

The documents have to be submitted at an embassy outside Japan then they are sent to Japan and processed there and then sent back to the place where they were submitted and the applicant can pick them up.

A tall man with a receding hairline walked over to the visa application desk and lodged an application then he sat back and waited for his application to be processed.

After the tsunami hit the coastal towns, the water receded quite quickly and then began the lengthy process of cleaning up the damage and finding the bodies of the casualties.

The visa application process was taking a really long time so he asked his local member of parliament to intercede for him and make representations to the Department of Immigration so the process could be speeded up. The Minister was reluctant to accede to his request as he was wary of being accused of granting special favours.

Although we traditionally view people as either male or female, some people are born with two sets of genitals (genitalia) and they are referred to as “hermaphrodites”. Transgender individuals are people who identify with one gender, but wish to have gender re-assignment by means of hormone injections, and sometimes surgical procedures, so they can live life as a member of the opposite sex

The Legislative Council distinguishes between a dismissal for a just cause and a dismissal for an unauthorized cause. The procedural requirements for a dismissal for just cause are clearly set out in the Handbook of Legislative Council Procedures.

After half of the voters had been counted the ruling party had forty per cent of the vote so it was obvious that only a huge swing in favour of the opposition would bring them into power but they still did not concede defeat until the votes from the outlying areas came in as they knew they would better in the rural areas.

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