b) Fill in the blanks with appropriate words from the list below:


I am a student, so I don’t any money yet. I get a   every month. I live with my parents, so I don't pay rent. My parents think I   too much money on clothes and going out. 

Viola and Kevin

Our   is very good. We   a house, so we don’t have to pay  . We like traveling and buying   things. But we want to have children, so we must reduce our expenses and save some money.


I work as a teacher, so my  is not very big. My biggest   is rent. I don’t spend much money on food or clothes, but I love traveling, so every year I   some money for a nice vacation.


I work as a photographer. I don’t earn much, so sometimes I have to take a   to pay all my  . Luckily, my rent is  , but I spend a lot of money for my son’s preschool. I can’t to travel or buy expensive things.

bills, rent, salary, spend, earn, cheap, save, expensive, loan, afford, own, expense, scholarship, income
c) Check together the meaning of all the missing words.

d) Decide if the following statements are true or false:

Mario earns a lot of money. 
Anna doesn’t have a job.
Viola and Kevin like shopping. 
Kim has financial problems. 
Anna spends a lot of money on housing. 
Mario’s biggest expense is food. 
e) Look at their monthly budgets and answer following questions:

Who earns the most money? 
Who spends the most money for rent? 
Who spends the least money on clothes?
Who spends more than (s)he earns?
Who will have the most money left at the end of the month? 

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