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A. Academic Text No. 1

Medical Jargon
Agonal - Term to signify a major, negative change in a patients condition
Carcinoma: Cancer that forms in the tissue at the base of the skin that lines the bodys
Catheter: A small tube that can be inserted into the body for removal or injection of fluids.
Audiogram: This test evaluates your hearing.
Core needle biopsy: Removes small but solid samples of tissue using a hollow core needle.
Cytotoxic Drugs: Drugs that are given that damage or kill off cancer cells.
Benign: Non-cancer or non-malignant. Doesnt spread to other parts of the body.
Cryopreservation: The freezing of eggs, sperm, embryos or ovarian or testicular tissue
Analgesic: A drug that relieves pain.
Benign: Non-cancer or non-malignant. Doesnt spread to other parts of the body.

Why is it academic text?

Explanation: The 10 jargons that I gave, is academic text. Because the words are difficult
to understand. Perhaps, only those medical community would fully understand all of

B. Academic Text No. 2

Internet Jargon
BTW - By the way
CYA - See you around
FAQ - Frequently asked questions
HTH - Hope this helps
MOTD - Message of the day
YMMV - Your mileage may vary
IIRC - If I remember correctly
IANAL - I am not a lawyer
LOL - Laugh out loud
BFF - Best friends forever

Why is it academic Text?

Explanation: Those 10 internet jargons are academic text. Because the words are
meaningless outside and it is used as a shorthand by people in the know to make
communicating easier. These words are difficult to those people who are not using the
internet much.
Read more at jargon.html#FcW12Q0kJZeiXUwY.99
C. Academic Text No. 3
Police Jargon
Suspect - A person whom the police think may have committed a crime
10-4 - Radio jargon meaning Okay or I understand
Code Eight - Term that means officer needs help immediately
Code Eleven - A code that means the individual is at the scene of the crime
FTP - The failure of an individual to pay a fine
Assumed room temperature: An individual has died
10-8- This means an officer or unit is in service and available for calls. An officer will
check on the radio or advise that they're ready for another call by "taking a 10-8."
Conversationally, officers may use it to describe a suspect who fled from them, saying the
suspect "got 10-8."
10-13- This refers to the status of conditions. A dispatcher may ask an officer for her "10-
13" to determine if everything is okay or if she needs help. 10-13 can also refer to weather
conditions, crowd issues or the status of a victim or suspect.
10-20- This refers to the location of an officer or call. Some departments require their
officers to provide their 10-20 whenever they initiate radio communications. Calls for
service always include a 10-20 so the officer knows where to go.
Bleeder-Fenale Officer

Why is it academic Text?

Explanation: The 10 police jargons are academic text. Because The words are very difficult
to understand when it comes to normal people. Only those police community would fully
understand all of them.

D. Academic Text No. 4

Business Jargon
Business case- Redundant. If youre talking business, you should simply say case.
Maximize- To sound like a real person, say that your product or service improves
results rather than maximizes results.
Preplan- When people say preplan, they usually mean early-stage planning.
Preplanning is something (Im not really sure what) that people do before they start
Deck- Some people know that a deck is a slide presentation. Everybody else will think
youre not playing with a full one.
Evolve- More precisely stated, a business plan or relationship develops, strengthens or
grows in complexity or size.
Actionable.- An actionable item is one you can take action on. Whether the action is desirable
is another story. For that reason, an item may be more clearly described as practical, useful,
realistic or workable.
Business case- Redundant. If youre talking business, you should simply say case.
Competitive advantage- This phrase is a puffed up, boardroom-y way of saying your company
excels at something.
Disambiguate- The word youre looking for is clarify.
Touch bas- See reach out.

Why is it academic text?

Explanation: The 10 Business Jargons are academic text because the words are not simple
and it is only use for business matters.

E. Academic Text No. 5

Football Jargon
Down- A period of action that starts when the ball is put into play and ends when the
ball is ruled dead (meaning that the play is completed).

End zone- A 10-yard-long area at both ends of the field the promised land for a

football player. You score a touchdown when you enter the end zone in control of the

Field goal- A kick, worth three points, that can be attempted from anywhere on the field

but usually is attempted within 40 yards of the goalpost. Fumble- The act of losing

possession of the ball while running with it or being tackled. Members of the offense and

defense can recover a fumble. If the defense recovers the fumble, the fumble is called a

Hash marks- The lines on the center of the field that signify 1 yard on the field.

Interception- A pass thats caught by a defensive player, ending the offenses

possession of the ball.

Kickoff- A free kick (the receiving team cant make an attempt to block it) that puts
the ball into play.

Punt- A kick made when a player drops the ball and kicks it while it falls toward his

Return- The act of receiving a kick or punt and running toward the opponents goal
line with the intent of scoring or gaining significant yardage.
Sack- When a defensive player tackles the quarterback behind the line of scrimmage
for a loss of yardage.

Safety- A score, worth two points, that the defense earns by tackling an offensive
player in possession of the ball in his own end zone.

Snap- The action in which the ball is hiked (tossed between the legs) by the center to

the quarterback, to the holder on a kick attempt, or to the punter. When the snap
occurs, the ball is officially in play and action begins.

Touchdown- A score, worth six points, that occurs when a player in possession of the

ball crosses the plane of the opponents goal line, or when a player catches the ball while

in the opponents end zone, or when a defensive player recovers a loose ball in the

opponents end zone.

Why is it academic text?

Explanation: The 10 football jargons are academic text because the words
are difficult to understand for a normal person/to the people who are not
in football.