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Warm-up Task:
What are the names of currencies used in other countries? List as many as you can.

Vocabulary List

ESL Conversation Questions:

  1. Which do you enjoy more: earning money or spending money?
  2. How do you feel after spending a large amount of money?
  3. Do you save enough money? What savings goals do you have?
  4. How do you prefer to pay for purchases? With cash, a credit card, or some other payment method? Why?
  5. What was the first job or task you ever received money for? How much were you paid?
  6. Can you recall (without looking) who and what are on your country’s bank notes and coins? Why are they famous or significant?
  7. Have you seen another country’s money? Which countries have beautiful notes or coins?
  8. How often do you think about money? Is money a stressful part of life?
  9. What does ‘money doesn’t grow on trees‘ mean? Do you agree?
  10. Of the things you have bought in your life, which do you remember most happily?
  11. Is there something you regret buying? Why?
  12. Did you receive pocket-money/an allowance when you were a child? Was it enough for you? What did you usually spend it on?
  13. What would you tell someone if they asked how much you get paid?
  14. If a young person wanted to know what career they should pursue to make as much money as possible, what would you recommend they do?
  15. Do you and your friends lend money to each other? How much are you willing to lend or borrow?
  16. When you are walking around a big city, where on your body is a safe place to keep money? Is it safe in a handbag?
  17. What would you do if you found a brown paper bag with one thousand dollars in it on the street?
  18. Imagine you have won a million dollars. Who will you tell? What will you do with the money?