English for Finance: Market Activity


Market activity offers the basics on how to interpret important business and financial reposrts and how to use the information they offer. The information refers to economic indicators, gross domestic product, inflation, interest rates and various trends and changes in the economy.

The course consists of these lessons:

  • Economic Indicators
  • GDP
  • Inflation
  • Describing Trends

In order to get an accurate picture of the economy, it is important to consider a variety of economic indicators that touch on all sorts of segments of culture and society.

In order to be able to talk about economic indicators using the key expressions in this lesson, learn the basics on how to interpret important business and financial reports and how to use the information they offer.

GDP is arguably the most important of all economic statistics as it attempts to capture the state of the economy in one number.

Learn more about GDP in this lesson – its definition, methods of calculation, its pros & cons, and why it matters. The key expressions in English are presented along with their Croatian equivalents, giving you the ability to understand and talk about GDP related to our economic situation.

Have you ever wondered why things seem to cost more now than they did a year ago? Then you need to get familiar with inflation and interest rates.

Take this lesson to find out more about this topic and learn the expressions to talk about the causes and the effects of inflation.

Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, is quoted as saying “change is the only constant in life.”

Everyday changes such as fluctuations in gas prices, level of unemployment, company performance, profits, sales, market share, productivity and many other things are called trends.

This lesson will provide you with the key expressions for describing trends in your business and everyday life.




B1 – B2

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