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Life orientation

Grade 9

My future career

Module 13

Reflect critically and report on opportunities in the workplace

Activity:

Work in small groups of three or four. Page through some magazines and cut out pictures of men and women with whom you can associate certain occupations or professions. Paste these pictures on A4 sheets of paper and show them to the rest of the class. They must guess what these pictures represent..

  • Choose some of these occupations in which many of you are interested and decide which group will do a little more research on which specific occupation. Each group will now have to arrange an interview with someone who is following a career in the occupation that has been selected for research.
  • When the questionnaire has been completed, the groups must give feedback so that everyone can learn more about the opportunities that exist for specific occupations in the workplace.
  • Use the following questionnaire for your interview:

Interview questionnaire

Name _____________________________________

Type of work _______________________________

What do you do in your work? ______________________________

What hours do you work? __________________________________

Why have you chosen this work? ____________________________

What do you like about your work?

1. ____________________________

2. ____________________________

What don’t you like about your work?

1. __________________________

2. __________________________

What are the qualities required in a person who wants to do this work?

1. _______________________________________________________

2. _______________________________________________________

3. _______________________________________________________

Are there still enough opportunities for work in this field?

_____________________________________________

[LO 5.3]

Assessment

LEARNING OUTCOME 5:
orientation to the world of workThe learner will be able to make informed decisions about further study and career choices.
ASSESSMENT STANDARDS: We know this when the learner:
5.1 researches study and career funding providers;
5.2 motivates own career and study choices;
5.3 critically reflects and reports on opportunities in the workplace;
5.4 discusses rights and responsibilities in the workplace;
5.5 outlines a plan for own lifelong learning.

Questions & Answers

What is demand
TECK Reply
the amount of a good that buyers are willing and able to purchase
Asit
what is population
Amadou Reply
The people living within a political or geographical boundary.
Ziyodilla
what happens to price and quantity when demand curves shift to the right
Asha Reply
price level goes up. quantity demand increases
Asit
example- inferior goods
Asit
demand law
Athony
Its states that higher the price the of the commodity, and lower the quantity demanded
Kosiso
I am confused but quantity demand will increase.
Asit
No. That's the law of supply
Kosiso
the price goes down and quantity demanded increases
esther
what happens to price and quantity when supply curve shifts left?
Asha Reply
price level will increase
Asit
quantity demand will decrease
Asit
what is inflation
Pop Reply
inflation is a general and ongoing rise in the level of prices in an entire economy.
cynthia
is the pasistance increase in the price of a country economy
Liyu
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Duppy
yes
Aadi
how does inflation affects the economy of a country? what is deflation?
Augustine
deflation can simply be define as the persistence decrease in price of a countrys economy
Liyu
the revenge of malthus relates "revenge" with "commodity prices". collect data for 3 commodoties and check their price evolution
Jamshi Reply
what is elasticity
dubela Reply
Elasticity is an economics concept that measures responsiveness of one variable to changes in another variable.
cynthia
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cynthia
Computer software represents
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plz Reply
Hey what are you trying to mean?
Kenyana
what is Asset
MUBARAK
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Ahmed
demand is the process whereby consumers are willing and able to purchase a particular product at various price over a given period of time
Samuel Reply
The law of dinimish
Frank Reply
What is the law of dinimish
Frank
What is the law of dinimish
Frank
What is the law of dinimish
Frank
opportunity cost is to forgo something for another.
jackie Reply
yes
King
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Asheeru Reply
what is demand
Levinel Reply
Demand is an economic principle referring to a consumer's desire to purchase goods and services and willingness to pay a price for a specific good or service.
Ali
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Source:  OpenStax, Life orientation grade 9. OpenStax CNX. Sep 15, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11065/1.1
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