English money lesson learning how to use it
What will I learn from the lesson learning about English money?
During this lesson you will learn about all the different coins and notes that are used in English currency and how to pay for food or items.
What is English currency?
English money is called £ = pound (sterling) and is made up of coins and notes.
Video showing English coins and notes
One pence coin
Has the least value
100 pence in a pound
Two pence coin
Second lowest value
Five pence coin
Third lowest value
20 five pence coins in a pound
Ten pence coin
10 ten pence coin = one pound
Twenty pence coin
5 * 20p = one pound
Fifty pence coin
2 * fifty pence = one pound
One pound coin
100 one pence coin
50 two pence coin
20 five pence coin
10 ten pence coin
5 twenty pence coin
2 fifty pence coin
Two pound coin
5 two pound coins = ten pounds
10 two pound coins = twenty pounds
Five pound note
5 one pound coins = five pound
Ten pound note
10 one pound coins = ten pound
Twenty pound note
20 one pound coins = twenty pound
2 ten pound notes = twenty pound
Fifty pound note
10 five pounds note = fifty pound
5 ten pounds note = fifty pound
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Learn how to pay for something using English money
How much is that burger?
It's £1.00 or one pound
How much is that coat?
£12.00 = 1 ten pound and 2 one pound coins or 1 ten pound and 1 two pound coin
|£7.00||1 five pound note and 1 two pound coin|
|£12.99||1 ten pound note, 1 two pound coin, 1 fifty pence coin, 2 twenty pence coins, 1 five pence coin and 2 two pence coins|
|£1.50||1 pound coin and 1 fifty pence coin|
|£100.00||2 fifty pound notes or 5 twenty pound notes or 10 ten pound notes|
|£122.00||2 fifty pound notes or 1 twenty pound note and 2 pound coins|
How do I get money so that I can pay for things that I might want to buy?
While on holiday or visiting the UK you will at some point need to use a cash machine (ATM)
Cash machine or ATM
Used for withdrawing cash from
Slang term = hole in the wall
What can I use to pay for things
You can get cash from ATM's or going to the bank and withdrawing cash
Paying for goods without using cash
Cheque books can be used to pay for good you want to purchase, to use in the UK you must bank with a British based bank
Credit card visa
Debit card visa
Both cards can be used in UK shops to pay for goods you want. You can also use to withdraw money from cash machines.
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