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A cashless future
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A cashless future
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5 minutes 22 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
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Upload date
3/20/2021
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Guess the end.
How can you name money?
2. Choose the correct options.
Let’s face it, money is cumbersome for consumers... What does "cumbersome" mean?
inconvenient
heavy
valuable
3. Choose the correct options.
But cost isn’t the only incentive to move towards a cashless future. What does "incentive mean?
goal
aspect
thing
block
4. Unmix the sentence.
...tax
evasion
and
fraud
5. Guess the end.
The ballot boxes are kept locked and sealed... What does "the ballot-boxes" mean?
6. Guess the end.
What worries does society have regarding firms?
7. Guess the end.
Why are people more afraid of cyber-attacks comparing with stealing their cash in real lives?
8. Unmix the sentence.
The
trend
is
inevitable
but
a
gradual
transition
is
key
9. Fill the gap.
And people living in remote areas where internet cover is
10. Guess the end.
Why will homeless people suffer the most from cashless society?
11. Choose the correct options.
Central banks enact monetary policy... What does "enact" mean?
lead
choose
use
decide
12. Choose the correct options.
But governments need to ensure that, as cash is phased out... What does "phased out" mean?
cancelled
created
followed
Lesson Plan
Follow-up tasks
1. What are the advantages/disadvantages of cashless society?
2. On which side are you?
3. What is the value of money if it doesn’t physically exist?
Vocabulary list
physical money
hard cash
transfer by
remove from one place to another
fast and easy-to-use means of payment
fast and easy-to-use instruments/ways of payment
safeguard your privacy
protect your privacy
political leanings
political views
till
cash register
retail cash transactions
розничные сделки
the trend is inevitable
it will definetely happen
internet cover is patchy
internet cover is uneven
central banks enact monetary policy by exerting control over the amount of money
центральные банки проводят денежно-кредитную политику, осуществляя контроль за суммой денег
entities
structures, establishments
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