Thursday 28th November
L.O: To understand a conversation at
the bank and to give advice about
opening a bank account
Entry 1,2 and 3 learners:
1-What are the different payment methods
mostly used nowadays?
2-Which ones do you prefer? Why?
by debit card
by online banking
2-I prefer to pay
because it’s easier
The two main types of payment
people use mainly are:
Entry 3/ Level 1 learners:
Extension: What does it show? In your opinion, who (age
group) might use each payment option?
How does it help with your learning?
Entry 1 & 2 learners: Match up words with
Entry 3 & level 1 learners: Match up
words with definitions
Who is who?
Match the words below to the pictures.
A bank adviser
Who says what?
The customer or the bank adviser?
I would like some
Opening a bank
What can I
do for you?
When do you
send out the
Is there a service
fee for this type of
Would you be
interested in that
very much ,
What do you notice about these
I would suggest you to open a savings
You should first bring your passport and
your driving licence.
You can deposit your money into the
automatic cash machine.
It would be a good idea to open a joint
account with your parents.
To give advice
You can / You should + infinitive
It would be a good idea to… + infinitive
I would suggest you to
You need to
Extension: Write 2 sentences with any of the
Sam recently came to the UK and would like to
open a bank account. He doesn’t know anything
about the bank system in here. Prepare a short
presentation to explain how to open a bank
account and what to do.
Entry 1 Learners: Write using You can/ You
should /I would suggest Sam to…
Entry 2/3 learners: Use connectives , adjectives
First , you should find the nearest bank in your
neighbourhood as you may need to go there
Then, you need to bring your identification
documents with you when opening a bank
account. The bank adviser may also ask you
for a recent photo ID.
You should ask the bank adviser the different
types of accounts available and suitable for
Finally , you can ask if there is a service fee for
it but it is usually free to open a bank account.
However, you may only need to deposit a small
amount of money.