English for Finance, focused exclusively on your goals.

Our English for Finance course is delivered one to one by a highly experienced member of the Professional English Centre team.

Personalised to meet your needs, the course will provide you with the English language skills you need to perform confidently and clearly in a variety of financial contexts.

You’ll become more confident in explaining figures, discussing financing options, reporting financial performance and summarising taxation regulations.


By the end of the course you will be able to: 

  • Understand and use a wider range of financial vocabulary 
  • Communicate more confidently about financial issues  
  • Speak more accurately, fluently and appropriately 


Choose to study online or in our Professional English Centre, which has panoramic views across the London skyline and is reserved exclusively for our professional clients. You also receive numerous centre benefits, including a full needs analysis, networking events, guest speakers and a social programme for professionals.  

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This course is ideal for Finance professionals such as accountants, financial advisors, traders, finance directors and other professionals who want to improve their ability to discuss and understand financial matters. This course is suitable for intermediate level (B1 – C1). Find out more about English language levels. 


Topics may include: 

  • Raising finance and funding 
  • Personal and corporate banking 
  • Financial markets: bonds, stocks, currencies 
  • Financial news 
  • Insurance 
  • Macroeconomics 
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Reporting and comparing data
  • Financing international trade 
  • Risk management 
  • Financial regulations 


You will also look at key language skills such as: 


  • Spoken communication including meetings, negotiations, telephoning skills, presentations 
  • Written communication – emails, reports, formal letters 

Course outcomes 

*By the end of the course, you will be better able to…   


Spoken Interaction   

  • Discuss Financial issues in meetings in order to agree on an action plan 
  • Negotiate terms  
  • Be diplomatic in conversations on sensitive matters  
  • Check and clarify information and opinions exchanged 


Spoken Production   

  • Present information, forecasts and results clearly and fluently 
  • Express yourself clearly and without ambiguity 
  • Give recommendations and reasons 
  • Speak in a manner easy to understand 



  • Listen and understand the main points of a variety of dialogues on Finance related issues 
  • Understand data  
  • Understand a variety of relevant accents of English 
  • Follow the main points of apresentation or financial report  



  • Write Finance specific material including forecasts and summaries 
  • Write reports on meetings and proposals  
  • Write summaries of data and information with supporting evidence  
  • Write clear emails formally and informally 



  • Read a variety of text types for detailed information  
  • Improve your gist reading skills to better understand content 
  • Decode meaning and conclusion in formal reports  
  • Skim reading for specific information 


  Life Skills    

  • Set learning goals and plan your personal progress   
  • Apply study skills and strategies after your course ends applicable to your workplace 

*Some course outcomes may vary depending on your starting level of English and personal learning goals. 

  • Use of the Professional English Centre facilities and complimentary refreshments  
  • Full needs analysis to design a course that suits you 
  • All clients receive a personal assessment, regular progress checks and language coaching 
  • All clients receive a certificate and can add the course to their CV to boost their employability 
  • All course materials  
  • Opportunities to network with other clients at the centre  
  • Networking events throughout your course to expand your network 
  • End-of-course report, with CEFR level assessment, on request 

See the full list of Professional English Centre benefits here 

This course can be taken face to face or online. Choose from  

One week intensive 09:00 – 16:00 Monday to Friday 


Two week semi-intensive 09:00 – 12:00 OR 13:00 – 16:00 Monday to Friday 

When taken as a semi-intensive course it can be combined with a morning Business English 15 group course.  

The course content will be adapted and personalised to your needs but please download the sample timetable for more information.  

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  2. Personal details
  3. Transfer
  4. Accommodation
  5. Insurance
  6. Confirm & pay

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