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English for Banking & Finance

English for Banking & Finance covers the business English and practical skills you will need to work in the finance industry. You will develop your confidence and abilities in key areas such as industry research, delivering presentations, analyzing financial reports, and writing formal correspondence.

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Who is it for?

Our English for Banking & Finance course is designed for professionals currently working within the finance and banking industries. Keeping our groups small (maximum 6 students) allows for focused learning and progress in business English skills. The course covers the language, terminology, and communication strategies required in finance roles. 

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At the end of the course you can expect to:

    • Understand financial terminology more effectively
    • Communicate professionally in meetings and presentations
    • Write formal business correspondence more confidently
    • Improve accuracy of financial communication
    • Have developed analytical communication skills
    • Expand your vocabulary for banking and finance
    • Gain insight into work culture at financial firms
    • Clearly communicate financial concepts and opinions professionally
    • Have increased awareness of intercultural differences and developed tools to operate in an intercultural environment.

Course content

The English for Banking & Finance course builds your business English skills and professional capabilities so you are fully prepared for a career in the finance industry.

You can expect to cover the following areas:

  • Using industry-specific vocabulary and formal grammar
  • Listening skills such as comprehending financial news and earnings calls
  • Reading skills like analysing annual reports, contracts, and regulatory documents
  • Writing skills including professional emails, company reports, and client proposals
  • Speaking skills like delivering presentations, negotiating deals, and networking
  • Conducting research, financial analysis, and formulating opinions
  • Collaborating towards group presentations and reports

A key part of the course is the group project where you work on a business case study and presentation. You will be assessed and given detailed feedback to continue improving your business English proficiency.

Included in fees

Fees include training plus:

  • All course materials and resources

  • Three-months access to the London School Online platform

  • Detailed end-of-course progress report

  • Certificate of course completion

  • location London, Holland Park Gardens
  • students Maximum group size: 6
  • age Minimum age: 25
  • duration Duration: 1 week
  • time 30 hours per week
    09.00 - 16.45 (Monday to Friday)
  • dates Start dates 2024
    19 February (1 week)
    20 May (1 week)
    12 August (1 week)
    21 October (1 week)
  • price 2024

English Level

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

Level 1 (Beginner)

I do not speak any English.

Level 2 (Elementary)

I can say and understand a few things in English.

Level 3 (Pre-Intermediate)

I can communicate simply and understand in familiar situations but only with some difficulty.

Level 4 (Low Intermediate)

I can make simple sentences and can understand the main points of a conversation but need much more vocabulary.

Level 5 (Intermediate)

I can speak and understand reasonably well and can use basic tenses but have problems with more complex grammar and vocabulary.

Level 6 (Upper Intermediate)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 7 (Pre-Advanced)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 8 (Advanced)

I speak and understand very well but sometimes have problems with unfamiliar situations and vocabulary.

Level 9 (Very Advanced)

I speak and understand English completely fluently.