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English first additional language

Grade 9

Fun at the fair

Module 5


Decide which of the following to sell at school:

Biltong Sweets Ice-cream Small cakes Chips A health-food product

Use the FIVE FACES OF MARKETING to help your group prepare.

  • You will be evaluated at the end for the complete project

Activity 1:

Face 1: research results

[lo 4.2.4]

1. Decide which grade(s) in the school you wish to test.

2. Work out a short questionnaire to find out which product the pupils of the school would prefer.

3. Go and ask the opinion of 30 pupils.

4. Record your findings clearly.

5. Decide how your product will be better than your competitors’.

6. How do you want your customers to see you?

Activity 2:

Face 2: merchandising and selling results

[lo 4.2.4]

1. How and where will I position my product?

2. How will I package my product?

3. How and when will I display my product?

4. How will I introduce an encouraging mood?

5. How will I price my product?

6. How will I approach my customers?

Activity 3:

Face 3: advertising results

[lo 4.2.4]

1. How will I attract my customers?

2. How will I arouse curiosity?

3. How can I instil a wish to own and buy the product?

4. What school media will I use to advertise my product?

Activity 4:

Face 4:sales promotion results

[lo 4.2.4]

1. What prizes, discounts, specials and competitions can I use to promote my product?

2. What special idea can I use to promote my product? (School’s birthday, Mother’s Day, launch of a new product . . .)

Activity 5:

Face 5: public relation results

[lo 4.2.4]

How will I ensure that I have a good reputation?

Here is some space for you to record some good ideas that might come to you in a flash – ideas for creating a product that is not on the market at the moment!

Activity 6:

Sense-sitive writing: personal letter

You might also like to communicate some feelings you experienced during the previous projects.

Select ONE of the following : One short and one long piece

One day you find a new sweet / new biscuit / new ice cream in a shop. In a short letter to a friend , making it as appetising as possible, describe what the new product looks like; feels like; tastes like and smells like.


You have just bought a new item of clothing. Write to a close friend and describe what this item looks like and feels like and try to describe your feelings when you wear this item.

  • Try to use:
  • Some new words; some onomatopoeia;
  • some evocative figures of speech; a few made-up words.

Your ideas will be placed on the wall of the classroom.

Your teacher will give you an example of a friendly letter so that you can see the correct format to use.

Activity 7:

Sense-sitive writing: descriptive essay

[lo 4.4.2]

You attend a Products’ Exhibition where new, interesting international products are displayed. (A general fair = different products on show OR A specific fair = only certain products on show).

Write a descriptive essay (of 250-300 words) describing the stands, sounds, sensations, scenery, sellers and scents.


You attend a very special function in a magnificent setting where the guests are wearing evening dress.

Questions & Answers

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I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
yes that's correct
I think
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
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