Talking about money is taboo in some parts of the world. However in the U.S. talking about how much you have and how you spend it comes easily for those who don't have much. If they give some away, loan or donate it, they are proud. If they buy something that is beyond their means they are braggadocious. We are going to look at debt with rose-colored glasses, which means in a light-hearted way. Debt is out there and if you want to go shopping in New York, you need to know how to talk about it.
I hope you enjoyed this issue of bauenglish. Answers to Charging! 1. borrow, 2. spend, 3. waste, 4. set aside, 5. save, 6. pay, 7. donate, 8. repay, 9. owe, owe, owe, 10. lend.
ANNABELLE B-BAUMANN, Communication Coach
"Annabelle I've learned alot from you .....with your friendly art and your diversified lessons... it is never boring!!!" -Doris, BASF
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