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VOCABUALARY PRACTICE

BLOCK I

  1. Fill the gaps using the past tense of verbs from the box.
to buy, to spend, to lose, to pay, to cost, to sell, to win, to waste, to find, to give

 

1. My car was five years old, so I ________ it and ________ a new one.

2. I was very sad when I _______ my watch in the street. It was a present from my wife and it _______ her a lot of money. Fortunately, somebody _______it the next day and took it to a Police Station.

3. I _________over £2,000 for my computer, but it isnít worth very much now.

4. My father _______ me £50 last week but I _______ most of it on a ticket for a concert on Friday.

5. Last week somebody ________ 1 million pounds in a game on television. It was incredibly exciting.

6. Iím afraid I _______my money on those CDs because I never play them.

 

There are 15 words in this word square that are connected with money. Find 14 more by looking across or down the word square.

M A F F O R D W E N
S W B I L L P I C H
B A N K Y L A T H S
I H O T B U Y H A E
P R I C E S A D N L
Y U F O G A C R G L
L O T S E V O A E Z
O J I T V E I W O D
S P E N D I N O T E
H A C U R R E N C Y

 

3. What can you say in these situations? Complete the sentences but donít use the underlined words and phrases.

Example: You want to tell a friend that the restaurant wasnít cheap. Ė The restaurant was quite expensive.

1. You want to know the value of your friendís gold ring. Ė How much does it / Whatís the _____________?

2. Your friend wants to go to an expensive restaurant but you donít have enough money. Ė I am afraid I ______________.

3. You want to borrow some money from a friend. Ė Could you _______________?

4. You want to know how much a friend paid for her dictionary. Ė How much ____________?

 

Choose the most suitable word or phrase to complete each sentence.

1. I bought these shoes in the sales. They were a real Ö.

a) cheap b) economy c) bargain d) purchase

2. If you put your money in the bank, it will earn ten per cent Ö.

a) interest b) profit c) deposit d) investment

3. John asked his parents if they would pay off his Ö.

a) rents b) debts c) accounts d) credits

4. Adults have to pay 3 dollars to get in, but children under 14 are Ö.

a) free b) nothing c) penniless d) open

5. Iím interested in this old car. Is it Ö?

a) selling b) a sale c) to sell d) for sale

6. Iím trying to save for my holiday so Iím Ö some money each week.

a) putting in b) putting aside c) putting behind d) putting up

7. Just a minute! Youíve forgotten to Ö your cheque!



a) mark b) make c) place d) sign

8. I like your lap-top. How much did it Ö exactly?

a) pay b) cost c) afford d) spend

9) The blackmailer asked for the money in used Ö.

a) notes b) cheques c) paper d) cash

10. I gave the assistant 10 dollars and she gave me 4 dollars Ö.

a) rest b) money c) coins d) change

 

Match the words and word combinations from the left column with the definitions from the right column.

1. banknote a) the rate at which one currency can be exchanged for another
2. foreign exchange b) the money in general use or circulation in any country
3. cash c) money owed by one person to another
4. coin d) automatic machine from which clients of a bank can withdraw money
5. exchange rate e) the currency of other countries
6. interest f) a piece of metal money
7. currency g) money lent by a bank that must be repaid with the interest
8. loan h) a piece of paper money
9. cash dispenser / ATM i) money paid for the use of money lent
10. debt j) coins or banknotes (not cheques)

 


Date: 2016-04-22; view: 539


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