High unemployment has become one of the greastest problems in most countries nowadays. In western europe, more than twenty million workers are on the dole, and nearly half of them have been out of work for more than a year, in the usa, about nine, million for workers have part-time or temporary jobs that they may lose at any time and in which they have no social guarentees such as health and retirements benfits
The rise in unemployment is partly due to the economic crisis, because of the competition with japan and other asian countries which produce better quality goods at a minimum cost, thousands of factories inj america and europe have been forced to close or to reduce the number of their workers. On the other hand, million of unemployed people are jobless because the work they once di dis now unnecessary and banking rely more and more easier by machines: harming, mining, automobile, assembly and banking rely more and more on robots and computers.
To fight unemployment, people have to adapt to a fast changing job market more importance is now given to information, education and knowledge although workers still use their hands, their work is less physically tiring, but they also have to think and take more important decision when doing a task instead of their hands it is estimated that tomorrow's young qualified worker can expect to change careers six times during his working lifetime if a worker learns a jib today, within ten years or less, this job will probalbly disappear. The best way for people to prepare for these changes is through continuous training and education while they are looking for a job or their place of work.
A- answer the following question 3 pts
1.what caused unemployment in americe and europe?
2.haw can people fight unemployment?
3.why is a single job not enough for workers nowadays?
B-are these statements true or false ?
1.milions of workers have full-time jobs in usa
2.machines have replaced men in doing jobs.
C- finding the text words or expressions which mean the as 3pts
d- what do the underlined workds refer to 2 pts
III WRITING (10)
MOBIL PHONES ARE NOW USED BY MILLIONS OF PEOPLE.
WRITE AN ARTICLE FOR YOU SCHOOL MAGAZINE TO STATE THE ADVANTAGES AND THE DISADVANGES OF MOBILE PHONES.
These cues may help you:
-advantages;(communicate freely,texting pictures,sending messages….ets)
-disadvantages: (dangerous when driving,no face –to fice communication,….etc.)