Economics



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Task 1. Write to your epal and be ready to answer the following questions:

Is the economy thriving or going through a recession? What are the major products the country exports and imports? Where are their parents employed (through the government or private)? Where would they like to work later in life and why? Do they have any educational goals past high school? Do they have a choice in education?

Task 2. Answer the following questions in the written form:

1)
What is economics?
2)
Are you interested in economics?
3)
How important is economics?
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Do you think economics is a good subject to study?
5)
How is the economy in your country?
6)
What are the biggest economic problems in your country?
7)
Do you think economics is a science?
8)
How is economics different under socialist and capitalist systems?
9)
What was the last thing you read or heard about economics?