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English for Specific Purpose

Language:  English
This book is a guide to correct terminology used in various professions and will be useful to existing as well as aspiring professionals in various fields.
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In today’s business and professional environments, English is widely used throughout the world. Moreover, the world has virtually shrunk into a global village where people from different linguistic groups congregate and need to communicate in a language that is widely used - and here lies the importance of the English language. This book is a guide to appropriate terminology used in various professional situations e.g., the terminology used in banking transactions, in the legal profession, etc.

About the author

Mr. Man Mohan Joshi, M.A., M.Ed., Cert.EA, Dip.HRD, has over 40 years’ teaching, training and administrative experience. He has worked as Principal of large and reputed schools in India, Kuwait and Sultanate of Oman.

For his work on Innovative Practices in Value Education he was awarded by the National Council of Educational Research and Training, India.

He is also the recipient of the Best Teacher Award from the Govt. of Tamilnadu, India, as well as the Central Board of Secondary Education, India.

He has presented papers at various national and international conferences under the auspices of UNESCO. He has also conducted various workshops for teachers, students, parents and administrators. The topics covered a wide area viz., Leadership and Team Building, Value Education, Administration Skills, Choosing a Career, Effective Decision Making in School Administration, Effective Communication Skills, Interpersonal Relationships, Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation, Skills in Dealing with Managers, Secretarial Skills.

Currently he is working as Consultant for the Arabian Institute for financial and Administrative Studies, Sultanate of Oman, and also conducts workshops for teachers, educational administrators, managers, supervisors and marketing personnel.

  • About the author
  • Preface
  1. General English Practice
    1. Everyday English
    2. Question tags
    3. Conversation practice
    4. Conjunctions
    5. Direct and indirect speech
    6. Types of sentences
    7. Transformation of sentences
    8. Phrasal verbs
    9. Idiomatic expressions
    10. Writing reports
  2. English for sales (supermarkets)
    1. Garments
    2. Accessories
    3. General merchandise
    4. Directions
    5. Store management
    6. Safety measures
    7. Terminology used in supermarkets
  3. English for banking
    1. Terminology in bank transactions
    2. Money exchange and banking
    3. Functions related to money exchange
    4. Retail services in banking
    5. Corporate services in banking
    6. Process of wire transfer
    7. Swift and bic codes
    8. Government rules and regulations about foreign transfers
    9. Currencies of the world
  4. English for legal work
    1. Legal words and their usage
    2. Legal maxims
    3. Foreign words
  • Answer Key
About the Author

Manmohan Joshi