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Express Series English for Accounting

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Express Series English for Accounting

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English for Accounting is an ideal short course for professionals who need to communicate with colleagues and clients about accounting and financial matters.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-457909-4

English for Accounting is part of the Express Series. It is an ideal course for students in employment, who want to communicate better in English.

This short, intensive course can be completed in 25-30 hours, so students make progress quickly.

English for Accounting can be used as a stand-alone course, for self-study using the interactive MultiROM, or alongside a coursebook such as International Express.

This pack includes:

  • Student's Book
  • MultiROM

Key features

  • Engaging topics, motivating role-plays, and a variety of exercises provide a framework for each specialist subject
  • Tip boxes in each unit include key language points, useful phrases, and strategies
  • STARTER section at the beginning of each unit has warm-up and awareness-raising activities
  • OUTPUT sections at the end of each unit encourage discussion and reflection
  • Answers, transcripts, and a glossary of useful phrases at the back of each book
  • Self-study material on the interactive MultiROM includes realistic listening extracts and interactive exercises for extra practice


English for Accounting is suitable for people working in accounting and finance who need English to communicate in a variety of situations with colleagues and business partners.

Students learn the language and skills related to accounting, as well as techniques and strategies for achieving goals in meetings and presentations.

Each unit of English for Accounting addresses a different area of accounting, such as financial statements, tax systems, and auditing. Dialogues, exercises, and authentic texts present the vocabulary, and give students an opportunity to practise language in context.


Unit 1: Introduction to Accounting: Accounting principles, creative accounting, CPA & Chartered Accountant

Unit 2: Financial statements and ratios: Profit and loss statement, balance sheet, ratio analysis

Unit 3: Tax accounting: Tax systems, calculating tax expense, taxation planning

Unit 4: Auditing: Role of auditors, types of audits, auditor-client relationship

Unit 5: Management accounting: Statement of cash flows, budgets, the future of accounting

Unit 6: Investment: Cross-border investments, different accounting practices, intercultural issues

Part of... Express Series

Express Series: the fast route to English for work.

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