Banks, bail-outs, be prepared.
At some point over Christmas you are going to get into a discussion about the global recession. Be prepared. This is podcast series about the credit crunch has been ‘mashed up’ with other freely available resources to offer additional support to non-native speakers and those from other subject areas. The resource offers links to the audio conversations and transcriptions of these, as well as material to support the learning and understanding of the vocabulary involved. All the material is being made available by OpenSpires under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA licence.
Audio podcasts about the credit crunch from Oxford podcasts
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