Business English vocabulary exercises

Welcome to our section of Business English vocabulary exercises for intermediate and upper-intermediate learners.

In these short exercises you can practise:

  • specific area of Business English vocabulary (finance, sales, marketing, etc.
  • vocabulary commonly used in working environments.
Financial words
Lend, borrow, owe, invoice, afford
exercise 1
multiple-choice
Lend, borrow, owe, invoice, afford
exercise 2
gap-fill
Issue, due, reminder multiple-choice
Mortgages, loans multiple-choice
‘Practical’ verbs
Check, be out of order, fix, remove, work
exercise 1
multiple-choice
Check, be out of order, fix, remove, work
exercise 2
gap-fill
Damage, maintain, break, repair, assemble multiple-choice
Sales and marketing words
Expansion, break even, a deal, a target, a retailer text gap-fill
Words related to customer services text gap-fill
Words describing trends, sales trends
Raise, rise, lower, fall, grow
exercise 1
multiple-choice
Raise, rise, lower, fall, grow
exercise 2
gap-fill
Reach, remain, increase, a rise, a fall text gap-fill
Verbs beginning with ‘ex’
Extend, exclude, expect, expand, exaggerate
exercise 1
multiple-choice
Extend, exclude, expect, expand, exaggerate
exercise 2
gap-fill
Business correspondence
Attach, enclose, forward, reply
(correspondence verbs) ex. 1
multiple-choice
Attach, enclose, forward, reply
exercise 2
gap-fill
Phrases in business emails multiple-choice
Prepositions in business emails multiple-choice
Grammar
‘Much’ and ‘many’ with common Business English nouns multiple-choice
Countable vs. uncountable Business English nouns multiple-choice