So, does money equal time?

Here’s one of my most favourite language brain teasers ever (see my TOP 10 of TOP 100 language brain teasers that work in the classroom and get students to think about the subtleties and nuances of the language in GIVE ‘EM A BREAK). This time I’ve tried to make it more e-friendly.

Challenge your students to prove that time is money.

FYI: The expression ‘Time is Money’ comes from Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He wrote in a book in 1748: “Remember that time is money.’ “Time is money’ means that in order to earn money, one must act and therefore use one’s time.

You’re sure to hear some interesting stories and reflections on how true it is.

Ask your students to do this short quiz.

Discuss collocations.


Happy teaching!

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