Are you a student living away from home? Do you find yourself living on a tight budget? Listen to these UK students and find out their top tips for saving money.

UK Culture: Student Money


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Task 1

Put the experiences and tips about student money in the order you hear them.






For earning extra money by being student, I think that it is necessary to find a job to quote, or to produce a little service in the people.

hi everybady it is first day for me .i want impove my English skills.

Hi everyone, i found this page a week ago.I could not belive that  so  a good english page for students,could be avalaible in the web.Really thanks to the brithish council, and everybody´s here.

Hi everyone:
Definitely I think this British Council website exercises are very useful for learning good english. The most value thing is that they are perfectly appropiate to real life in Britain. For me is one of the best tools I have found for studying English.

 Hello everyone! I think that this webpage is one of the best to learn English... When I was in Denmark, my profesor of English Language of the  Aalborg University recommended me.

this is beaytifull way of learning english
my vocabulary is enproved

I can simply recall to my university time, when i had to be away from home. first thing that came to mind when i knew it was i felt inexplicable joy haha wait until i know what happened next.
the feeling of over exciting soon disapearred as i had to do my own finance management which was usually done by my mum.
girl has to buy monthly needs such as tampon, soap, toothpaste, parfume, make up, and blah blah, we have to go shopping, we do culinary-ing, girl's day outing and others. this kind of thingy is not that easy to handle on a tight budget. so i decided instead of having the shopping thingy, the culinary thingy, and girl's day outing thingy i choose to save the money considering that i couldnt have any business due to my academic sched.

very nice topic!

hi.i'm from malaysia..i know inglish just litle bit i want improve it :)

Hello everyone! I haven't written anything for a long time. I'd like to comment on the topic about student money I think it's not bad to live on a tight budget for some time especially if you're young. It will do you good because you'll learn to live economically. It's not a secret that very often people spend more money than they earn and as a result they have debts and can't make  ends meet. Living on a tight budget you learn to depend on yourself and begin to understand the value of money. You think carefully before you buy something whether you really need it or not.