English for Banking: A Writing Skills Course for Banks and Their Customers
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:9/30/1992 - Macmillan Education
By: Francis Radice
This course provides practice in the various types of written English used in day-to-day banking transactions, with a cassette and written text. The text aids teachers and learners alike to define the context within an imaginary country, whose details are established by the class.The cassette presents listening material for selected units, covering meetings and interview techniques. Each unit contains a variety of features: a) Introduction - a statement of content and purpose: b) Reading - a variety of text types: c) Analysis/Word Study/Grammar In Use - specific language features from reading text, eg. cohesion, lexis, style, meaning: d) Discussion - arising out of language production: e) Language practice - guided writing at sentence, paragraph and whole text level: f) Comprehension - more detailed reading of various texts. The glossary of business terms makes the material especially suitable for learners wityh limited understanding of the banking world.