So there are many things we all spend our money on regardless of where you live in the world. But the cost of those things varies hugely. Today we have an Adept English listening lesson which talks about what things in the UK cost. Things like a beer, or some minced beef, things you probably buy where you live and can compare the costs.
Obviously there are some currency conversions that need to convert our prices in British Pounds to your own currency. For the major currencies like the Euro you get about 1.1 Euros for a Pound, for the US dollar you get 1.38 Dollars for a Pound and around 103 Indian Rupees for a Pound. I used the Xe currency converter, you can find your own currency if you would like here
The median annual pay for full-time employees was £31,461 in the UK in 2020. In London you will probably pay £1,200 a month on average just on a mortgage for a property. A mortgage is the loan you might take out with a bank to slowly pay, usually over 20+ years, for your property. The average mortgage payment in the UK is £723.
You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
⭐ Bob Hope, Comedian
Petrol in the UK is £1.33 for a liter, and diesel is £1.35 a liter. A typical car in the UK has a 60 liter tank so just filling up your car will cost around £70-80.
I found this English listening podcast quite interesting to research and pull together. If you want more like this English lesson, please let me know and I will happily do some more in the future.
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