U6 training: banking vocabulary, microcredit, payment reminders

10 esercizi
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Tipo di esercizi
Scelta multipla,
Completamento aperto,
Completamento chiuso,
Posizionamento,
Domande in serie
Libro
Business for the Future
Capitolo
Unit 6 - Banking
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Lingua inglese

Banking verbs
1. Banks nowadays ________a variety of services.

2. Only some ATMs allow users to ________ cash.

3. Banks ________ money to individuals and companies who need it.

4. When users need money, they can ________ it from an ATM.

5. Banks can ________ banknotes and coins.

6. People can ________ money by putting it on a current account.
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Banking vocabulary
1. Prestito: ________
2. Assegno: (British English) ________
3. Risparmi: ________
4. Mutuo: ________
5. Obbligazione: ________
6. Titolare: ________
7. Sportello bancario automatico: ________
8. Estratto conto: ________
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Advantages of going cashless
What are some of the advantages of going cashless? Read and choose the correct options.
A: It can improve the economic efficiency of a country.
B: Since you do not need to touch any money, being cashless could be better for your health.
C: People are not familiar with being cashless.
D: People who do not have bank accounts can't benefit from it.
E: It can reduce tax evasion.
F: Criminals find it harder to conduct business.
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Relative clauses
1. An overdraft is a form of short-term loan ________ allows users to spend more money than they actually have.
2. That's the bank ________ I had my loan granted.
3. A collateral, ________ is often required by a bank, is a form of security for a loan.
4. A customer ________ payment is late is likely to receive a payment reminder.
5. A customer ________ is concerned about the impact of economic activities on societies and environment can choose an ethical bank.
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-ing form or infinitive
1. ________ a mortgage can be difficult for some people.
2. Mr Roberts sent me an email ________ me about the payment.
3. I wonder if the bank will let me ________ an overdraft.
4. Thanks to online banking, you can access all the services provided by your bank without ________ to a bank branch.
5. That loan has helped me ________ my business.
6. When using online banking, you should ________ a user name and a password that are difficult to steal.
7. That company is famous for ________ high quality sportswear.
8. Thanks to ATMs, it is easy ________ cash whenever needed.
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Prepositions
Decide whether the use of prepositions in the following sentences is correct or incorrect.
A: Much with our regret, we must inform you about a mistake in our latest invoice.
B: We are waiting for a payment.
C: Companies benefit by using banking services.
D: I am meeting the bank manager in 15th December.
E: We are no longer able to repay the loan due to a drop in demand that has severely affected our business.
F: That company is unfortunately unable at meet their obligations.
G: Banks can borrow money from individuals and companies.
H: You can have a positive social and environmental impact by choosing an ethical bank.
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Microcredit
Alice Amoateng of Ghana is on her second ________ of around $100 to set up and expand a clothing trading ________.  She ________ the money from a microfinance institution, Sinapi Aba Trust, because she had no access to ________ from the banking system.  This microfinance institution was able to________ her money by using a group lending system, in which groups of women are jointly responsible for the ________ of the loan.  The loans allowed her to make her business more ________ and to spend the extra ________ on her children's education and her family's medical expenses.  In addition to the loan, she received training in business and leadership, and she was elected to public office to represent her community.

Charlotte E Lott, "Why Women Matter: the Story of Microcredit", Journal of Law and Commerce, May 2009
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Payment reminders
Dear Ms Jones,
we are writing ________ invoice n. 345/22 dated 15th September ________ £2567.00, which ________ on 15th October.
We ________ that the payment, which is now two weeks ________, can be made to the bank account written on the invoice.
Undoubtedly our account ________ due to an oversight on your part, as ________ your obligations promptly.
We ________ of the invoice in question and we look forward ________ as soon as possible.
Should you have any questions or problems, ________.
Best regards,
Ken Roberts
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The banking system
Mark the sentences about the banking system with true or false.
A: The directors of a central bank are appointed by its stakeholders.
B: The amount of money issued by a central bank has to be authorised by the European Central Bank.
C: A central bank can advise a government in matter of finance only in exceptional cases.
D: Commercial and clearing banks are specialised trading banks.
E: App-only banks can offer better interest rates.
F: Saving banks are the best choice for people who are willing to buy a home in the United Kingdom.
G: Ethical banks do business with customers who make profit without doing harm to the environment.
H: Merchant banks have a widespread network of branches.
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Basic banking services to businesses
Which of the following statements can refer to a current account?
A: You can choose it if you don't need to use your funds immediately.
B: One of the services it offers is direct debits.
C: Customers do not normally receive their statement of account unless they ask for it.
D: If you are a deposit account holder, you can earn some interest on the account balance.
E: Foreign currency account are ideal for companies that do business abroad.
F: The amount of bills paid with standing orders can vary every month.
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