Cost of living

Talk about prices and compare different cities' cost of living, using comparative and superlative

Vocab

Valoir To be worth
ça coûte cher It's expensive
Dépenser To spend (money)
Les frais The expenses
La facture The bill
L'électricité Electricity
Le gaz Gas
Le chauffage Heating
Une assurance Insurance
Le loyer The rent
Les transports Transport
L'essence The petrol
Les loisirs Leisure activities
Les sorties The outings
La nourriture The food
Un impôt A tax
ça vaut le coup It's worth it
Arriver à To manage to
Augmenter To raise
Mettre de l'argent de côté To put money aside
Un euro A euro
La livre The pound
Gratuit Free

Q&A

James

Kwiziq community member

23 November 2018

2 replies

Is la livre a pound sterling or pound in weight?

La livre: is it the pound currency or the pound in weight?

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

23 November 2018

23/11/18

Bonjour James !

"La livre" can be either the currency - also known as "la livre sterling" - or the weight measure :)

Bonne journée !

James

Kwiziq community member

24 November 2018

24/11/18

Many thanks.

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