BPP University English Language Support for ACCA

Improve your English language skills while studying for your ACCA Qualification.

The ACCA Qualification sets the highest standards for accountancy all over the world. ACCA students and members are finance professionals with outstanding technical skills, an ethical approach – and the ability to become a valued strategic partner in the organisations you choose to work for. This is why the ACCA Qualification is sought after and valued by employers and regulators around the world. 

You do need basic proficiency in maths and English to complete the ACCA Qualification. To help you achieve the path to success, we'll provide you with lots of guidance, resources and support to help you achieve your ACCA Qualification. 


BPP University English Language Support for ACCA can help you improve and pass. It gives you targeted support for each exam you take.

How this course can help you:

  • Get free, flexible online support - at any time, on any device
  • Learn the English language skills you need for every stage of your ACCA journey
  • Improve your chances of success at each stage of the ACCA Qualification
  • Be more attractive to employers by learning professional business English.

These free courses will offer you English language study support across the ACCA Qualification modules. It is written and delivered by BPP University School of Foundation and English Language Studies.

Content is tailored to support ACCA students at each element of the ACCA Qualification.

Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills modules 

We have the following modules tied to some of our Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills exams:

Accounting in Business (AB):

  • Writing: simple sentences
  • Writing: present tenses
  • Reading: notes from reading
  • Listening: improve your listening

Management Accounting (MA):

  • Language: numerical information
  • Language: describing trends one
  • Language: describing trends two
  • Language: probability

Financial Accounting (FA):

  • Writing: paragraphs
  • Writing: compound sentences
  • Writing: complex sentences
  • Language: learning vocabulary

Corporate and Business Law (LW):

  • Language: short definitions
  • Language: long definitions
  • Language: relative clauses (type one)
  • Language: legal vocabulary

Performance Management (PM):

  • Analysing questions
  • Relative clauses (type 2)
  • Connecting words
  • Skim and scan reading
  • Past tense
Taxation (TX)
  • Cause and effect
  • Advice and recommendation
  • Future tense
  • The vocabulary of accountancy
  • Reading for detail

Financial Reporting (FR):

  • Passive voice
  • Noun phrases
  • Using to - infinitives
  • Using -ing words

Strategic Professional modules

We have the following modules tied to our Strategic Professional exams: 

Strategic Business Leader (SBL):

  • Reading strategies
  • Writing conclusions
  • Briefing papers
  • Gaining professional marks

Strategic Business Reporting (SBR):

  • Language of discussion
  • Building an argument
  • From general to specific
  • Making your writing flow

Advanced Financial Management (AFM):

  • Writing concisely
  • Prepositions one
  • Prepositions two
  • Understanding question requirements

Advanced Performance Management (APM):

  • Organising a report
  • Organising writing - problem/solution
  • Supporting an argument
  • Writing an evaluation

Advanced Taxation (ATX):

  • Vocabulary of finance
  • Structuring a letter
  • Tense review
  • Prefixes and suffixes

Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA):

  • Vocabulary of audit
  • Case studies two
  • Determiners
  • Structuring a memo
  • Vocabulary of accountancy two

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Improve your English and your chances of exam success today. Go to BPP University English language support for ACCA students to get started.

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