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Unit 5 Economic Activity-vocabulary


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  • 1. Prof. Mariluz Maldonado Rodríguez Geography 3rd year of ESO 1. Read and listen to your language assistant:COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT (convenio colectivo):Contract that sets out the working conditions for emplyees that have been agreed between trade unions andemployers associations (for a particular industry or a large company). Both employers and employees must fulfiltheir sides or the agreement.DEMAND:Goods and services that consumers want to buy.ECONOMY:System that organises the use of a countrys resources.ECONOMIC SYSTEM:Way a society organises its economy.ECONOMIC AGENT:People, groups or institutions that activate the economy.EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATION:Organisation that represents the interests of employers.FACTOR OF PRODUCTION:Resource used to produce goods or offer services.GLOBALISATION:Process of integration that affects economic, political and cultural systems across geographical boundaries.GOODS (pl.: only):Objects that have a use or value for the person who possesses them.MULTINATIONAL:Company or organisation that operates in several or many different countries.RELOCATION:Moving a company or factory to another country or area, e.g. Because costs are cheaper there.RESOURCE:Thing a person or country has that can be used for economic benefit.STATE:Political organisation of a country; its government.SUPPLY:Goods and services that are available for sale.TARIFF:Tax on a product imported from another country.TRADE:Activities related to buying and selling goods and services.UNEMPLOYMENT:Situation of people of working age who do not have a job but would like to have one.UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT:Money unemployed people receive from the government.TELEWORKING:Working from home or another location using telecommunications (telephone, fax, internet, etc.) to communicatewith the company.TRADE UNION:Organisation that defends workers rights.UN (United Nations):International organisation that was founded in 1945. It has 192 member states, and promotes world peace andinternational cooperation.
  • 2. Prof. Mariluz Maldonado Rodríguez Geography 3rd year of ESO 2. Translate all the vocabulary given into Spanish. You can ask to your language assistant. WHAT DOES ... MEAN IN SPANISH?COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT: GOODS (pl.: only): UNEMPLOYMENT:DEMAND: MULTINATIONAL: UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT:ECONOMY: RELOCATION: TELEWORKING:ECONOMIC SYSTEM: RESOURCE: TRADE UNION:ECONOMIC AGENT: STATE: UN (United Nations):EMPLOYERS ASOCIATION: SUPPLY:FACTOR OF PRODUCTION: TARIFF:GLOBALISATION: TRADE: 3. Look at the following picture and talk with your partner. What does this I think that this picture is related to … Why do you think that? Because... I agree/dont agree with you because... 4. Find the ten hidden words in the following alphabet soup. E D E M A N D J G N XR C W B R U M Y E O B E N O J E T U T D I A S I L N R W L A A T SO R L A O Y T R R A IU E D S L M N I T C LR E R P T M Y F V O SC F P O R A K F U L D E U P K O U T O S E O S A R I F F B E Y R O T E L E W O R K I N GSolution: ECONOMY, SUPPLY, TRADE, RELOCATION, DEMAND, TARIFF, RESOURCE, TELEWORKING, STATE, GOODS