How to write and talk about money
Talk about price and writing them down
When you go shopping, or want to pay for a ticket, or you find yourself in the local bank, how do you say prices? How do you write them? It is also a common subject in IELTS listening test. There are 3 important currencies from English-speaking countries.
- £2.00: two pounds
- £3.49: three pounds, forty-nine (pence)
- 2,300 GBP: two thousand, three hundred pounds
- €68.00: sixty-eight euros
- €25.99: twenty-five euros, ninety-nine (cents)
- 16,000 EUR: sixteen thousand euros
- $68: sixty-eight dollars
- $25.99: twenty-five dollars, ninety-nine (cents)
- 8,000 USD: eight thousand dollars
Other abbreviations are: Australian dollar (AUD), Canadian dollar (CAD), New Zealand dollar (NZD), etc.
Note: The currency symbols like €, £, $ come before the number whereas market abbreviations like EUR, GBP, USD come after that. E.g. $20.00 or 20.00 USD
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