«Money Makes The World Go Round» Серкина Алена Анатольевна Today we will continue our conversation about money, we will consider positive and negative sides of money and try to answer the question “If money can make people happy?” Proverbs 1. Money makes money. 2. Money is good servant but bad master. 3. Money has no smell. 4. One who has many friends never needs a full purse. pay – payment: monthly payment waste – wasteful: wasteful people misery – miserable: miserable of life change – exchange: exchange the goods agree – disagree: I disagree with your opinion free – freedom: freedom of choice own – owner: He is the owner of this car. 1. What the most appropriate headline for the text? a) The value of money b) The history of money c) The development of money Key: b 2. Read the sentences and say what statements are true or false. a) The early form of money in Papua New Guinea was quartz pebbles. b) Each country has its own basic unit of money. c) The money in use in a country is called currency. d) Today money consists mainly of different objects, which people use for selling goods. Key: a) false: The early form of money in Papua New Guinea was dogs’ teeth; b) true; c) true; d) false: Today money consists mainly of paper bills, coins made of various metals, and checking account deposits. In English, you can use the word spend to talk about using money and passing time. We use the word waste to say that we use our time or money badly. 1. Complete the sentences with money or time. 1. My dad's quite mean. He doesn't spend much________on me. 2. My parents didn't spend much________with me when I was younger. They were too busy. 3. My grandparents are quite generous. They always buy me nice presents and give me__________when they see me. 4. I don't spend much_________studying outside class. 5. I spend most of my free___________watching TV. 6. I spend a lot of___________on clothes. 7. I think buying CDs and music is a waste of__________. 8. I think studying history or Latin is a waste of_________. It's better to spend the_________studying computing or business, or something like that. 9. I spent all Sunday morning in bed. I got up just in_________ for lunch. 10. I've spent £300 since last week! I don't know where all my_______goes. Key: 1) money 2) time 3) money 4) time 5) time 6) money 7) money 8) time; time 9) time 10) money 1. Complete the sentences with the words in the box. account a new account a loan banks my credit card 1. I'd like to open_____________ 2. I don't have a bank___________ 3. I'm thinking of changing_________ 4. I'd like to take out_____________ 5. I need to cancel______________ Key: 1) a new account 2) account 3) banks 4) a loan 5) my credit card 2. Now complete these sentences with the words in the box. apply for change make pay transfer 1. I'd like to________a complaint. 2. I'd like to_________my PIN number. 3. I'd like to_________some money from my account in Japan to my account here. 4. I'd like to__________some money into my account. 5. I'd like to___________a credit card. Key: 1) make 2) change 3) transfer 4) apply for 5) pay The first group write positive sides of money The second group write negative sides of money Homework Write the essay on theme “Can money make people happy?” The size of the essay should be not less than 120-150 words.