The pound sterling is the oldest currency in the world that is still in use. What do you know about the money used in the UK?


Do the Preparation task first. Then watch the video or listen to the audio. Next go to Task and do the activity. If you need help, you can read the Transcript at any time.

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Task 1

Read the questions and select the right answer.


Task 2

Read the sentences and fill in the gaps by dragging the words from the top.






finally, I scored 100% in task 2.
Really enjoyed answering the questions.
It is really very helpful.

I scored 80%. My 2 questions were wrong. May be next time I will score 100%

aww! i am able answer all the question..

I have a problem with a sentence i have found in my dictionary
could you please tell me its meaning "the team ran up against tough opposition"

Hi ahmed khalaf naser,

I would recommend that you use our dictionary, which is located on the right where it says Cambridge Dictionaries Online. It has an entry explaining run up against. If you have any questions after looking that up, please let us know.

Best wishes,

The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you for this, i really need it to developing my english.

It's very useful. There are many important vocabulary which need to use everyday.

it was really nice.but can you help me with my speaking?

Thanks this was really informative.But I really lack fluency and coherence.

i come from China,i think that's so good for me to learn English