What is the exact wording of the audio for the following sentences?

EllenC1Kwiziq community member

What is the exact wording of the audio for the following sentences?

What is the exact wording of the audio for the following sentences? I can´t work out what is being said at the end of each of the sentences.
Un euro está a 0.88 libras.   El dólar estaba a 0.75 libras.  La libra estará a 1.14 euros.

Would it be possible to create a lesson on how to say different kinds of money - For example, dollars and cents, euro and cents, pounds and pennies, and any other major currencies?
Kind regards, Ellen

Asked 1 year ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Ellen

Sorry, the automated voices weren't reading the prices properly. The audios have been re-recorded. The way you normally say/read prices with decimals in Spanish is by using "con" or "coma" in between, so, in this case:

Un euro está a cero con/coma ochenta y ocho libras.

El dólar estaba a cero con/coma setenta y cinco libras.

La libra estará a uno con/coma catorce euros.

With regards to the list, we'll have it in mind (there will be probably more than one hundred different currencies in the world though..)

Gracias y saludos

Inma

EllenC1Kwiziq community member

Thanks Inma for your clear explanation and for fixing the audios.

As a result of hearing the original audio, what I am still wondering about is how to say something like: It costs $10-56. In English, if we say this amount in full, we might say "It cost ten dollars and fifty six cents." How would you say "My new shoes cost 183,85€"?
I'm envisioning adding something like this to this lesson on 'Ser vs Estar in Spanish: Using estar (not ser) + preposition a with fluctuating quantities and prices":
The dollar is divided into 100 cents, so when we want to say the exact price of something, for example $18-85, we say "eighteen dollars and eighty five cents" (or even just "eighteen eighty five").
The euro is divided into 100 cents...

InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Ellen

To say something like "My new shoes cost 183,85€" we'd say:

Mis nuevos zapatos cuestan ciento ochenta y tres euros con ochenta y cinco céntimos. Or you could also say: ...ciento ochenta y tres con ochenta y cinco (and omit euros and céntimos), as a short answer. 

Saludos

What is the exact wording of the audio for the following sentences?

What is the exact wording of the audio for the following sentences? I can´t work out what is being said at the end of each of the sentences.
Un euro está a 0.88 libras.   El dólar estaba a 0.75 libras.  La libra estará a 1.14 euros.

Would it be possible to create a lesson on how to say different kinds of money - For example, dollars and cents, euro and cents, pounds and pennies, and any other major currencies?
Kind regards, Ellen

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