English Vocabulary for Money
Learn Common Words Related to Money in EnglishThis is a lesson to help you learn common words related to money in English. There are eight learning methods for you to work through, including five different games and three different types of flashcard. At the end, there are three example sentences for each word.
Vocabulary Games forThe games and flashcards are currently set to test the following [wait...] words:
Table of Contents
- Match-the-Pairs Game
- Memory Game
- Basic Flash Cards
- Spell-the-Word Game
- Multi-Choice Test
- Learn with Hangman!
- "Sentence" Flash Cards
- "Missing Word" Flash Cards
- Example Sentences
Sets: getting ready...
- Your mission is to match each picture with the correct word in as few a clicks as possible.
- There are three pictures in each set, and there are sets to complete.
- Click on your first square to start. Good luck!
Pairs: getting ready...
- Your mission is to pair pictures with their correct titles in as few a clicks as possible.
- Click on a card to turn it. Next, try to find its partner by clicking on a second card. (If you fail to find a match with your second click, both cards will turn again.)
- This is a memory game as well as a vocabulary-learning game.
- Click on your first card to start. Good luck!
Basic Flash Cards
Spell-the-Word GameSpell the word represented by the picture.
Multi-Choice TestSelect the correct word or picture.
Learn with Hangman!Hangman is a classic word game. In this version, the hidden word is one of the words from the "money" category. Choose your first letter to start.
- Guess the hidden word by choosing one letter at a time.
- If you guess a letter in the hidden word, then all is good.
- If you guess a letter that is not in the hidden word, then the hangman starts to build the gallows.
- If the gallows are completed, you lose.
- Good luck!
Create Your Own Version of This Game
Here is the word library for this game:
"Sentence" Flash CardsClick on the box to see the word in a sentence.
"Missing Word" Flash CardsClick on the box to see the missing word in a sentence.
Example SentencesHere are 3 sentences for each of the following words from the "money" category:
- to borrow, to donate, to exchange, wallet, ATM, cash, cheque book, coins, counterfeit, credit card, debt, invest, loan, mortgage, notes, piggy bank, poor, rich, safe, salary
- You can borrow money from a bank when you need it.
- If you want a toy, you can ask to borrow it from your friend for a little while.
- When you borrow, you promise to give the money back later.
- When you have toys you don't use, you can donate them to other kids who need them.
- You can donate old clothes to help people who don't have warm things to wear.
- People like to donate food to those who don't have enough to eat.
- When you travel to another country, you might need to exchange your money for their money.
- You can exchange a toy you don't like for one you really want with your friend.
- At the store, you can exchange a shirt for a different size if it doesn't fit.
- A wallet is a small bag where you keep your money and cards.
- When you want to buy candy, you take your coins out of your wallet.
- Your wallet has a special pocket for your driver's license and library card.
ATM (Automated Teller Machine)
- An ATM is a machine that gives you money from your bank account.
- You can use an ATM to get cash when you need it.
- People put their debit cards into the ATM to take out money.
- Cash is coins and paper money that you can use to buy things.
- When you pay with cash, you give the exact amount to the cashier.
- If you want to buy ice cream, make sure you have enough cash with you.
- A cheque book has special papers that you write on to pay for things.
- When you write a check from your cheque book, it's like giving someone a promise to pay.
- You use a cheque book to pay bills like electricity and water.
- Coins are small, round pieces of metal that we use to buy things.
- A dime and a nickel are both types of coins.
- You can save your coins in a piggy bank to buy something special later.
- Counterfeit money is fake money that people make to trick others.
- You need to be careful and check if the money is real or counterfeit.
- Banks have special machines to tell if a bill is counterfeit or not.
- A credit card is a special card you can use to pay for things without using cash.
- When you use a credit card, you promise to pay the money back later.
- Your parents might use a credit card to buy groceries at the store.
- Debt is when you owe someone money, like when you borrow from a friend.
- Your parents might have debt for their house, which they pay back over many years.
- It's important to try not to have too much debt and to pay it back on time.
- When you invest, you use your money to make more money in the future.
- You can invest your allowance in a piggy bank to save for a big toy.
- Grown-ups often invest in stocks or businesses to grow their money.
- A loan is when someone lends you money, and you promise to pay it back.
- You might get a loan from your parents if you want to buy a bicycle.
- People go to the bank to ask for a loan when they want to buy a car or a house.
- A mortgage is a special loan you get to buy a house.
- Your parents probably have a mortgage for your family's home.
- With a mortgage, you make monthly payments until you own the house.
- Notes are like special pieces of paper money that come in different sizes.
- You can use notes to buy big things like toys or clothes.
- People keep their notes in wallets or purses to use when they need them.
- A piggy bank is a cute container where you save your coins and small money.
- You can put your allowance in your piggy bank to save up for something special.
- It's fun to watch your savings grow in your piggy bank.
- People who don't have much money to buy things they need are called poor.
- We can help the poor by donating food and clothes to those in need.
- It's important to be kind to everyone, especially to the poor who might need our help.
- Rich people have a lot of money and can buy many things.
- Some rich people have big houses and fancy cars.
- Being rich means you have more than enough for your needs.
- A safe is like a special box where you keep valuable things, like jewelry and important papers.
- People use a safe to make sure their money and important things are protected.
- Bank safes are very strong and keep people's belongings safe.
- A salary is the money you earn from your job, and you get it regularly.
- When you grow up and have a job, you will receive a salary for the work you do.
- Your parents use their salary to pay for things like food, clothes, and your home.