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レッスンレポート(Part5 ビジネスクラス Fintech)

土曜日にビジネスクラスのレッスンで"What is fintech? | CNBC Explains"を利用してレッスンを行いました。今回の受講生の方で直接金融に関係のあるお仕事をされている方はいらっしゃいませんでしたが、そのうち役立つ時が来ると嬉しいですね。

Warm up

What industry do you work in and what is your role?

Can you describe to teachers the function of your workplace/company?

How often do you use technology in your role/position?

How much do you know about finance?


Before the video: Teachers will read the following questions aloud, please prepare for listening!

After the video: Did you get it? If not, please tell your teacher specifically which part you didn’t understand. Let’s review the video again 🙂

What is FINTECH short for?

How much has global investment in the FINTECH sector added up to since 2010?

Name two of the world biggest companies mentioned in the video “are going big on” FINTECH

Key Words & Phrases

Do you understand the following Key Words & Phrases? Your teacher will select Key Words & Phrases and ask you about their meanings.If you don’t understand, your teacher can explain them. Afterwards, try to use the Key Words & Phrases to make a sentence!

00:01 your phone transferred money using an APP🔊 00:03 check your bank statement online🔊 00:27 it refers to everything from cashless payments🔊 00:29 Crowdfunding: -Kick Starter -Go Fund me -Patreon🔊 00:29 Robo advisorsadvisors that provide financial advice with minimal human intervention. They provide digital financialadvice based on mathematical rules or algorithms.🔊 00:31 Virtual Currency (cryptocurrency)-Bitcoin -Ethereum🔊 00:42 here at a major FINTECH conference🔊 00:44 Amsterdam hundreds of companies are trying to disrupt the banking🔊 01:06 Technologies received the majority of those funds🔊 01:14 Alibaba are going big on it 🔊 01:35 like money transfers Financial Planning🔊 01:49 now thanks to fin tech all you need is your phone to take out a loan or insurance

How up-to-date is the technology you use at home? and work? – Example; New programs (apps), networks (social media), computers (latest laptop?), devices (smartphones, tablets) etc

How dependent is your work on technology?

How has the technology changed in your industry? Since you started / in the last 20 years ?How has it changed your workplace? – Example; Automation in food service industries (macdonalds,) and Supermarkets (Life,Olympic etc)

Do you use online banking or do you prefer to go to the bank?

What do you think are some dangers or risks when using online banking or payments?


🔊Big On = very interested in

🔊 Technology in the workplace

🔊 Phone

🔊 Bills, Credit, Banking🔊 Social media such as Line and Instagram

🔊 -Laptop

🔊 Programs such as Google chrome, Reddit or 4chan

🔊 Remote System

🔊 Fax

🔊 Dated (out of date, old)

🔊 Most common Financial Technology we use

🔊 Banking application🔊 Automatic Teller Machine (ATM)

🔊 Kickstater (to help start)

🔊 Inventions🔊 Ideas

🔊 Gofundme

🔊 Patreon

🔊 Personal Funding for Content (content = what you can provide)

🔊 Robo Advisor

🔊 Potentially could replace many jobs in financial industry (sector), this has “pros and cons” = positives and negatives

🔊 Virtual Currency

🔊 1 Bitcoin

🔊 2 Ethereum

🔊 3 Ripple

🔊 Peak = highest point

🔊 Bitcoin began at $0.000001c but at bitcoins peak it was worth USD $20,000 now it is currently worth USD $6000.

🔊 Observed = watched

🔊 Home Base = Centre

🔊 Dependent = Without it, it cannot work

🔊 How has technology changed in your workplace in the last 20 years?

🔊 Paperwork, traditional mailing system, fax

🔊 Current day, very convenient (easy)

🔊 Start Up cost = cost of starting a new business





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