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Center for Immigrant Education and Training at LaGuardia Community College
Bridge to Financial Services: Websites for Students
A sample listing of free online resources to help ESOL students preparing to return to work in the accounting or financial services field.
Compiled by the staff of the Center for Immigrant Education and Training at
LaGuardia Community College
, Division of Adult and Continuing Education with funding by the CUNY Workforce Development Initiative.
This site is intended to provide a sampling of free useful resources for educational purposes and does not indicate an endorsement of these resources.
Accounting and ESOL Websites
More Sites for English Practice
Sites for ESOL Math Practice
Readings Related to Accounting
20 Basic Accounting Terms, Acronyms and Abbreviations Students Should Know
Practice these abbreviations on Quizlet at:
Practice defining these terms on Quizlet at:
11 Expectations to Set for Your Bookkeeper
See especially: "Test Yourself"
Accounting Abbreviations: Do you know them all?
How Stuff Works: Money and Ethics
Difference Between Bookkeeping and Accounting
Videos Related to Accounting
Brief 9-10 minute videos of basic accounting principles explained. Free with registration.
2) What a bookkeeper does
(AP and QB)
(AP and AR, no QB)
(QB and AR)
(10 timesaving tips)
(QB and Excel)
(QB:PO, Receiving inventory, invoices)
7) running a business (adjustments, payroll, etc.)
(about bookkeeping business)
(closing books on QB?)
(closing entries, no QB)
(bank set up and transactions)
Quizlet Vocabulary Tests
Resources Related to Quickbooks
QuickBooks 2014: The Missing Manual
QuickBooks User Guide 2014 (18 pages)
Quickbooks Community Message Boards
Videos by Luis Alvarado
The following are video links for vendors (purchases) and customers (invoices and receipts) where you can stop, forward or rewind it at your convenience:
How to Make a QuickBooks Backup Copy
Sites for Job Info in Accounting
Accounting career paths in public accounting, academia, corporate accounting, government or non-profit
Occupational Outlook Handbook > Accountants and Auditors
Mapping Your Future All About Money: Financial and Accounting Services
Resume Preparation & Job Interview Skills
Resume Preparation for Internationally Trained Accountants
Tips for preparing a professional resume
Job Interview Skills for Internationally Trained Accountants
Tips for preparing for a job interview
NYS Dept of Labor Your Winning Edge Resume and Interview Preparation
Easy Resume template and Resume Resources
Continuing Education in Accounting
Find LaGuardia Continuing Education classes in Quickbooks and business.
At LaGuardia Community College, there are 14 majors and 1 certificate program offered in Business and Technology.
Integration and Reflection – Capstone Accounting ePortfolio Practice
Free Accounting MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)
Resources to Improve Your Study Skills
How to Take Good Notes
An online dictionary for English language learners
How to Learn New Words
Review of Parts of Speech
Tips for Learning Irregular Verbs in English
help on how to format text
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