Carlong Economics for CSEC With SBA, Study Guide & Exercises

ISBN: 9789766381042

  • Karlene Robinson
  • Novelette Cooke

Carlong Economics for CSEC® With SBA, Study Guide, Exercises, DVD is a new textbook that responds to the demands of the CSEC Economics syllabus. The book is accompanied by an exciting interactive DVD that will help students to better understand the topics that they have found more challenging in the exams. The DVD features numerous videos, games, puzzles, quizzes and statistical data to enhance students learning experience.

The textbook and DVD help to prepare students to do well in the examination as they provide real-life Caribbean and global examples to illustrate the concepts.


Organization of the text

The book is organized into 3 parts.

  • Part 1 introduces the text and gives an overview of the syllabus requirements to both the students and teachers.
  • Part 2 deals with the 7 topics of the syllabus:
  • The Nature of Economics
  • Production, Economic Resources and Resource Allocation
  • Markets and Prices/Market Structures (divided into 2 parts)
  • The Financial Sector
  • Economic Management: Policies and Goals
  • International Trade
  • Caribbean Economies in a Global Environment
  • Part 3 focuses on the School Based Assessment (SBA) and preparation for examinations with practice tests and exercises.

Key Features:

  • Objectives and an Overview for each syllabus section are featured at the start of each section in the book.
  • Numerous practice exercises and simulated essay type examination questions to meet the requirements of the CSEC Economics examination. 
  • Discussion points, exercises and coursework assignments to test student understanding
  • Applying the Concepts exercises which test understanding by using case studies, stimuli or situations that relate to economics in the real world. 
  • Multiple Choice Questions and coursework questions for extra practice.
  • Guide to Responses and Sample Responses for each section 
  • Illustrative material such as photos, graphs, tables and formulas throughout the text help to simplify difficult topics.
  • General guidelines on preparing for the Economics examination 
  • Detailed and systematic guide to writing CSEC School Based Assessment (SBA) projects
  • Comprehensive index and glossary of key terms provides quick references

Look Out For:

  • Interactive DVD containing extra material to help students with difficult topics, exam practice, teaching and answers/feedback
  • Study Guide
  • Practice Examination tests
  • Glossary of key terms
  • Tips and pointers on how to do well in examination



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