English for Specific Purposes

Master English For the Global Economy

English for Economists


Our mission is to help you learn English to talk about the economy. Whether you work in banking, finance, government, or academia, our  lessons are tailored to meet your specific needs and help you achieve success in your field.

Take your skills to the next level with online English lessons, where we will focus on building your conversation skills in economics and finance. We can also work together to help you prepare for your next presentation in English.


Course Offerings

English for Economists

Live online classes

  • One-on-one classes, tailored to your needs
  • Practice speaking about current economic issues
  • Learn the specific vocabulary used in your field
  • Improve your pronunciation
  • Increase your reading comprehension
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How to Give Great Presentations in English

Online Self Paced

  • 70-minute video course to help you present in English confidently
  • Made up of 11 videos and a worksheet
  • Designed to help you present effortlessly in a second language
  • Suitable for anyone looking to improve their presentation skills in English

Podcast Club

Latest Podcasts

Riding the Investment Roller Coaster

In this episode, we will be discussing an article published on March 16th in the Economist Magazine, titled "Is the global investment boom turning to bust?" https://open.spotify.com/episode/0WlmLAp3h3Bj05sDCijt9M?si=c93465499b054af7 The article describes how companies...

‘Premiumization’ and ‘Gentrification’

In this episode, we will be discussing an article recently published in The New York Times titled "Is the Entire Economy Gentrifying?" Listen again: Is the Entire Economy Gentrifying?” https://open.spotify.com/episode/24nSvTRoomFSVx9ubr517I?si=623105a7846c43ac While...

China’s Population Drop | English Lesson

Last week's podcast covered the controversy surrounding the French government's plan to raise the statutory retirement age. In today’s vocabulary lesson, we will discuss the challenges that China is facing due to its shrinking population. In a recent article published...

The Battle Over Retirement Age in France | English Lesson

Today, we are going to talk about retirement age. Listen to this headline, published on February 11, 2023: France braces for protests as Macron pushes forward with pension reform. Again: France braces for protests as Macron pushes forward with pension reform....

Hedging Bets with Nearshoring | English Lesson

Today, we'll be discussing the trend of companies transferring their operations to nearby countries, because of geopolitical reasons, or because of recent disruptions in the global supply chain, like the shipping container crisis, and problems posed by Covid. For...

CBDC, Stablecoins, DeFi and Web3 | English Lesson

Hello, friends from all over the world. Welcome to the English for Economists podcast.  This is podcast number 63. I am Alan Robert and I am very happy that you joined me today. Thank you for your support. It’s January 24th, 2023, and today our topic deals with...

ChatGPT and AI | English Lesson

In this English lesson, we will look at words related to artificial intelligence and chatbots. A company called OpenAI (and remember, AI stands for ‘artificial intelligence’) released a product called ChatGPT at the end of last November. ChatGPT allows users to ask it...

The ‘Gig’ Economy | English Lesson

In this English lesson, you will learn vocabulary related to the so-called ‘gig' economy that is currently growing with leaps and bounds -- words like gig, task, self-employed, and freelancer, among a few others.   Hello friends from all over the world. This is...

What on Earth Is a ‘Fintwit Schemer’? | English Lesson

This English lesson looks at the meaning of these words and expressions: FinTwit To Scheme To Bilk To 'Pump and Dump'. Practice your listening and reading. Listen to the lesson and follow along with the script below....

Some Central Banks Are Stockpiling Gold | English Lesson

In this lesson, you’ll hear words related to gold, and gold reserves. And, at the end of the podcast, I’ll share the correct pronunciation of some keywords in English. There will also be a chance for you to win a free English course, so stay tuned to hear this week's...