Finance & Accounting Professionals need to communicate in English on a daily basis, and if you work with the US or live and work in the US, it’s important that everyone understand you clearly. It can hurt your credibility, confidence, and ability to do your job if people either misunderstand you or misinterpret what you say. In order to be clear in American English, you’ll want to master the key components of the language.

Now that you have completed the first seven courses in this series, you are ready to apply what you have learned to everyday words you use when you do your job.

This course focuses on the vocabulary for finance & accounting: how to pronounce words, common expressions, how to practice, and make sure you are speaking clearly in your daily speaking activities. You’ll use the words you need to use every day in exercises that will help you practice and continue to grow your vocabulary in context.

This course uses finance & accounting vocabulary so that when you learn the concepts of English, you’ll also learn to say the words that come up for you every day at work.

Course Key Concepts: English, pronunciation, pronounce, American, vocabulary, finance words, accounting words, intonation, rhythm, music of the language, vocabulary.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the most important words you use every day and learn an effective way to make sure you are pronouncing them correctly.
  • Discover and practice putting words together with other words for quicker retrieval and in exercises that will help you to remember, practice, grow your vocabulary, and become a more proficient speaker in your area of expertise.
  • Explore and use the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to help you pronounce words correctly in American English.
Last updated/reviewed: August 16, 2023
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Included In Certifications

This course is included in the following Certification Programs:

8 CoursesFinance & Accounting English For Non-Native Speakers of American English - Certification Program

  1. Finance and Accounting English for Non-Native Speakers: The Vowels of American English
  2. Finance and Accounting English for Non-Native Speakers: Comparative Contrasts in Usage with the Vowels of American English
  3. Finance and Accounting English for Non-Native Speakers: The Consonants in American English
  4. Finance and Accounting English for Non-Native Speakers: Comparative Contrasts in Usage of Consonants in American English
  5. Finance and Accounting English for Non-Native Speakers: Endings on Words in American English
  6. Finance and Accounting English for Non-Native Speakers: Word Stress in American English
  7. Finance and Accounting English for Non-Native Speakers: Intonation & Presence in American English
  8. Finance and Accounting English for Non-Native Speakers: A Crash Course in Finance & Accounting Vocabulary for American English
Prerequisites
Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
This course will help to have access to a phonetic / pronunciation dictionary for American English that uses the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), such as Longman’s Cambridge or Oxford for American English.

Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
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Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  Introduction to A Crash Course in Finance & Accounting Vocabulary for American English3:28
  How to Speak Like an American8:13
LEARNING VOCABULARY
  Learning Vocabulary4:47
  Creating Custom Word Lists8:02
VOCABULARY PRACTICE
  Vocabulary Practice10:28
  V, W, I and L Sounds6:33
  Numbers3:36
  More Practice Sentences14:45
CONCLUSION
  Conclusion 2:52
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  A Crash Course in Finance & Accounting Vocabulary for American English1:02:43
SUPPORTING MATERIAL
  Slides: A Crash Course in Finance & Accounting Vocabulary for American EnglishPDF
  A Crash Course in Finance & Accounting Vocabulary for American English Glossary/ IndexPDF
  Manual - Finance and Accounting Accent ReductionPDF
REVIEW AND TEST
  REVIEW QUESTIONSquiz
 FINAL EXAMexam