Learn Correct Pronunciation of 20 Major World Currencies – English Speaking Practice Lesson

Hi friends, I'm Niharika and thanks for clicking.

Well, in today's lesson, we are gonna look at world currencies.

Now different countrieshave different currencies.

In fact there's another word for currencies which is monetaryunits.

In fact what kind of money you use depends on where you are living or dependson where you are travelling to.

So in this lesson, we are gonna look at the major worldcurrencies.

Of course the most major world currency that is traded is the US dollar andthen the second place goes to the Euro but there are 167 official currencies that arecirculating around the world.

That’s quite interesting.

Now I haven't included all the167 currencies because that's not quite possible but I have included the most major world currencies.

So we are gonna start with Australia.

Nowin Australia, the currency that Australians use is the Australian dollar.

Now we alsohave an ISO code for each and every currency.

So for Australia, for the Australian dollar,it is AUD, okay.

Let’s move on to another country which is,Austria.

Well Austria is the part of Europe and the currency that's used in Austria iseuro and of course the ISO code is EUR, alright.

Then let's move to Brazil.

Yes, well in Brazil,we use Brazilian Real and the ISO code is BRL.

Let’s move on to another country which is,Canada, the cold Canada.

Now in Canada, the currency that we use is dollar.

Okay it'sCanadian dollar to be specific and the ISO code for Canadian dollar is CAD.

The next one is, Chile.

Now in Chile, thecurrency that people use is Peso and the ISO code is, CLP.

Let’s move on to another one which is china.

The great, big china.

Now in china the currency that we use is Yuan and the ISO code for thecurrency is CNY.

Alright, then we also have Egypt.

In Egypt,we have the Egyptian Pound.

Okay, to be specific again, it is Egyptian pound and the ISO codefor Egyptian pound is, EGP.

Let’s move on to another country which is,France.

Again a part of Europe.

So, we have, the currency that we use in France is, euroand of course the ISO code is, EUR.

I haven't included Germany here but again France, Germany,Spain.

Okay so all these countries are a part of Europe and the currency that is used iseuro and the ISO code is EUR.

whereas the last one here is, Hong Kong andif you are going to Hong Kong Disney, then yes, the currency that you would use is, dollar,Hong Kong dollars and the ISO code is HKD.

So these are a few countries and a few differentcurrencies that are used in these countries.

Now let's have a look at some more major worldcurrencies.

So here are some more major world currencies.

We will start with the country, India and the currency that is used in India is rupee,that's how it is pronounced.

Whereas the ISO code for rupee is INR.

Then let's move on to another country whichis, Indonesia.

Well the people of Indonesia use the currency called rupiah.

Okay, that'show it's pronounced and the monetary units or the ISO code is, IDR.

Then we have Japan, the beautiful Japan.

Well,the currency that's used in Japan is the Japanese yen and the ISO code is JPY.

Let’s move on to another country which isKenya and the currency that's used by the people of Kenya is Kenyan shilling.

Okay soto be specific, it's Kenyan shilling and the ISO code for Kenyan shilling is KES.

Let’s move on to another country which isKuwait.

Well in Kuwait, the currency that is used by the people of Kuwait is dinar.

The ISO code for the currency dinar is KWD.

Then we have, Malaysia.

In Malaysia, peopleuse the currency called ringgit.

Well yes, that's quite an interesting name.

Well that'show it's pronounced as ringgit and the ISO code for the currency, ringgit is MYR.

Okay, let's move on to Mexico.

Now in Mexico,the people of Mexico use the currency called peso and the ISO code for peso is MXN.

Alright, then we have the beautiful Switzerland.

Yes if you are visiting Switzerland, people might think that the currency used in Switzerlandis euro.

Well it's not euro.

In Switzerland people use the currency called franc.

Okay,that's how it's pronounced.

It’s the Switzerland franc or the Swiss franc and the ISO codefor Swiss franc is CHF.

Alright, then we have South Africa for you.

In South Africa, the people of South Africa use the currency called rand and the ISO codefor this currency is ZAR.

Okay, then we have turkey.

Yes turkey, theland of beautiful museums.

Well in turkey, the currency that people use is lira.

Okayand the ISO code for lira is TRY.

Then the most common or the major world currencyis UAE, of course.

In UAE, we use dirham.

Okay that's how it's pronounced, dirham.

TheISO code for dirham is AED.

Alright, so these are the most major worldcurrencies.

Do not forget the US dollar.

Well I haven't included it because yes we all knowabout the US dollar and of course about Euro.

So the US dollar and Euro are the most importantcurrencies that are traded in the world.

So now wherever you're travelling or whereveryou are living, I hope you know what currencies are used.

How exactly they are pronounced.

Okay, so I hope this lesson is helpful to you and I'll be back with a new lesson soon,till then you take care.

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Learn Correct Pronunciation of 20 Major World Currencies – English Speaking Practice Lesson

Learn Correct Pronunciation of 20 Major World Currencies – English Speaking Practice Lesson

In this world of globalization, we all do business across different countries. At times we need to pay our vendors or suppliers in different currencies. In this English lesson, you will learn the correct pronunciation of 20 such major world currencies, those are often used for transaction in trade. The pronunciation differs from county to county, as you might mispronounce depending on your native language. Niharika, your English teacher teaches you the correct pronunciation of these 20 currencies so that you could say them correctly in your English conversation while travelling or visiting those countries. Practice the pronunciation, until you perfect the correct English pronunciation. For complete video transcript of this lesson and to watch more interesting lessons visit our website by clicking the link below.

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