Real Talk #048 – How to open a bank account

Culips Everyday English Podcast show

Summary: Going to the bank can be a stressful experience. Going to a bank using a second language can be ever more stressful! In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Kassy take you through the normal steps to open a bank account and the English expressions you will need to know.<br> In this episode, our hosts explore what it means to have unlimited transaction, the difference between a chequing account and a savings account, and what different forms of identification you will need. Give a listen to this helpful episode!<br> <br> <br> <br> <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><br> </a><br> <a href=""></a><br> <br> <br> <br> Fun facts<br> Financial transactions have existed since the beginning of civilization. However, modern-style banking started in Renaissance Italy, around the 14th century. Back then, most banks were family-owned businesses.<br> <br> <br> Expressions included in the study guide<br> <br> <br> <br> * Teller<br> * Transaction<br> * To bank<br> * Forms of ID<br> * To inquire<br> * A whole other kettle of fish<br> <br> <br> <br> Copyright: <a href=""></a><br> For more information about this episode, visit<br> Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar<br> Photo Credit: Luís Perdigão (Unsplash)<br>