Business vocabulary exercise: financial words (issue, due, reminder)

Business English vocabulary exercise, intermediate level.

This exercise gives you practice using three ‘financial’ words:

issue | due | reminder

Exercise instructions

1. Study the vocabulary, including ‘how to use’ and the example sentences.
2. Do the exercise below and check your answers.



verb to produce or to provide something officially
how to use issue a statement, a warning, an invoice, a visa;
be issued with something; issue someone with something
examples 1. The embassy issued my visa yesterday.
2. They issued me with a visa.
3. The police have issued a statement about the robbery.
4. All employees on the building site are issued with safety helmets.



adjective to be payable, to have reached the time to be paid
how to use (about an invoice, a bill) be due
to be overdue by a number of days/weeks, etc.
examples 1. The invoice is due tomorrow.
2. The second payment is now due.
3. Payment of the invoice is three weeks overdue.



noun an official statement asking for payment of a debt
how to use a reminder to pay an invoice; a first reminder, a second reminder; send/receive a reminder
examples 1. If our customers are late in paying, we send them a reminder.
2. I received a reminder saying my rent is a month overdue.

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