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Go to this page Features of academic writing and do the following:
- Read the introduction
- Do the ‘Complexity‘ quiz and read the Notes that follow it.
One of the most important aspects of the course will be the acquisition of new business and general vocabulary. To help you get started, try the following:
- Use the word list at the back of your coursebook Career Express (B2) 2nd Edition (page 134). This will be helpful in our lessons, but can also be used to learn the vocabulary in the coursebook.
- Make a list of new vocabulary from Unit 9.
- Use your preferred method for learning the new vocabulary (e.g. the Quizlet app, a vocabulary notebook or cards).
Use your coursebook – Career Express (B2) 2nd Edition – to do the following:
- Go to page 81, Section 7 How it works: The stock exchange to do the following:
- Read the short definition.
- Do activities A and B.
- Check your answers in the Answer key below.
- Go to page 84, Case study: Barclay’s digital strategy to do the following:
- Prepare activity A for our next lesson.
Use the Grammar and vocabulary revision quiz activity to help you revise some key areas of English grammar, punctuation and business
Use this link – Online exercises – to do the following Career Express online exercises:
- Unit 9: Vocabulary practice 1 – 3
- Unit 9: Grammar practice 1 – 5
- Unit 9: How it works: The Stock Exchange: 1 – 3
- Unit 9: Getting it right: Numbers and dates: 1 – 3
Section 7 How it works: The stock exchange, page 81.
- Barclays has recently established a new banking structure with two new divisions. This new structure enables Barclays to bring the entire product-set together and deepens relationships. Digital developments have helped to make this possible.
- Barclays is particularly digitally advanced in the area of consumer lending.
- Mr Vaswani thinks Barclays can use digital technology to achieve the goal of creating more volume.
- Mr Vaswani thinks mobile banking will be very important for Barclays in the future.