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Life orientation

Grade 7

Orientation to one’s future career

Module 19

[lo 5.1 to 5.5]

Personal information

Full first name(s):


Date of birth:

Name and surname of parents or guardians:

Name and surname of parents or guardians:


Telephone number(s):

Mobile phone number(s):

E-mail address:

School(s) attended up to the present:

Serious illnesses / operations / accidents:

Make a copy of your birth certificate and keep it in the file. If your parents still have the clinic card indicating the immunizations and vaccinations you had as an infant, copy it and place it in the file as well.

1. short-term interests and objectives

Make a list of your present school subjects / learning areas in order of preference.

Fill in the latest mark or symbol you achieved.

Make a list of your extramural activities in order of preference:

If you are able to link an achievement or a mark to the activity, place it in the second column:

  • e.g. under 13 rugby: third team OR piano: Unisa Grade 4 – 85% .
  • If you received a special award in a certain field, insert it under “Achievement”, e.g. flute, Cum Laude – Kuruman Eisteddfod; trophy for the best Woodwind Instrumentalist .
  • Leadership:

Write down any leadership position that you hold at school:(For example library prefect, tuck shop assistant, scholar patrol officer, etc.)

  • Community service:

Complete this column if you are involved in any community service, e.g. cleaning the kennels at the Animal Welfare Society or washing penguins at SANCOB.

(If you have nothing to fill in here, you should think about becoming involved in some kind of community service. Perhaps you could simply take your elderly neighbour’s dog for a walk every afternoon.)

2. high school interests

Make a list of the high schools in your area. Arrange them in order of preference. Start with the school that is your first choice.

  • Motivate your first and last choice.
  • Which optional subjects (electives) do you plan to choose in grade 8?

3.tertiary education possibilities

Reflect on what you want to do once you have completed your school career; e.g. university studies, technikon studies, au pair work, overseas travel, etc.

If you are considering attending a university, technikon or college after completing your matric, complete the table below. Arrange your entries in order of preference.

Institution Field of study Website
e.g. University of Pretoria Music (B.Mus.) csc@up.ac.za

If you intend to take a “gap year”, hope to work as an au pair or are planning a future career, enter your choices in order of preference:

4.career research

Make a list of three careers that you would possibly like to follow one day, in order of preference:

In a few sentences, say why you have chosen them.

  • What kind of study or training do you need to follow each of these careers?
  • Which high school subjects do you need in order to prepare yourself for these careers?
  • Which personality traits and aptitudes do you need for the career in which you are interested? Do you have these qualities and aptitudes?


  • What is a testimonial? Find the meaning of the word in the dictionary.
  • If your class teacher is asked to write a testimonial on your behalf, what do you think it will be like? Imagine that you are the teacher, and write such a testimonial yourself.
  • Write a testimonial for your best friend. Be positive but objective.

6.dreams for the future

Write a few sentences about your plans for the future. You may give your imagination free reins. (Remember, Mark Shuttleworth wished that he could go on a space trip, and his dreams came true!)

7.address list

Compile a list of addresses, telephone numbers, contact persons, e-mail addresses and websites that you may need when you start working or studying.

8.information documents

Collect brochures, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, etc. that have to do with possible fields of study, institutions, careers, etc., in which you are interested. Put them in flip files.


Newspaper supplements that are aimed at potential school leavers often contain information on careers and fields of study.

9.certificates, achievements, results, etc.

Save your certificates, reports and any documents regarding sports, academic, cultural and leadership achievements in this section.


Learning outcomes(LOs)
LO 5
Orientation to the World of WorkThe learner will be able to make informed decisions about further study and career choices.
Assessment standards(ASs)
We know this when the learner:
5.1 discusses interest and abilities related to career and study opportunities;
5.2 explains the value and importance of work in fulfilling personal potential;
5.3 identifies services and sources for career and study information;
5.4 reports on an initiated or simulated career-related activity;
5.5 demonstrates time management skills and accountability in carrying out responsibilities.

Questions & Answers

find the 15th term of the geometric sequince whose first is 18 and last term of 387
Jerwin Reply
I know this work
The given of f(x=x-2. then what is the value of this f(3) 5f(x+1)
virgelyn Reply
hmm well what is the answer
how do they get the third part x = (32)5/4
kinnecy Reply
can someone help me with some logarithmic and exponential equations.
Jeffrey Reply
sure. what is your question?
okay, so you have 6 raised to the power of 2. what is that part of your answer
I don't understand what the A with approx sign and the boxed x mean
it think it's written 20/(X-6)^2 so it's 20 divided by X-6 squared
I'm not sure why it wrote it the other way
I got X =-6
ok. so take the square root of both sides, now you have plus or minus the square root of 20= x-6
oops. ignore that.
so you not have an equal sign anywhere in the original equation?
is it a question of log
I rally confuse this number And equations too I need exactly help
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Commplementary angles
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what is a good calculator for all algebra; would a Casio fx 260 work with all algebra equations? please name the cheapest, thanks.
Kevin Reply
a perfect square v²+2v+_
Dearan Reply
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Abdirahman Reply
algebra 2 Inequalities:If equation 2 = 0 it is an open set?
Kim Reply
or infinite solutions?
The answer is neither. The function, 2 = 0 cannot exist. Hence, the function is undefined.
Embra Reply
if |A| not equal to 0 and order of A is n prove that adj (adj A = |A|
Nancy Reply
rolling four fair dice and getting an even number an all four dice
ramon Reply
Kristine 2*2*2=8
Bridget Reply
Differences Between Laspeyres and Paasche Indices
Emedobi Reply
No. 7x -4y is simplified from 4x + (3y + 3x) -7y
Mary Reply
how do you translate this in Algebraic Expressions
linda Reply
Need to simplify the expresin. 3/7 (x+y)-1/7 (x-1)=
Crystal Reply
. After 3 months on a diet, Lisa had lost 12% of her original weight. She lost 21 pounds. What was Lisa's original weight?
Chris Reply
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Damian Reply
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
many many of nanotubes
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what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
I'm interested in nanotube
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
what is nano technology
Sravani Reply
what is system testing?
preparation of nanomaterial
Victor Reply
Yes, Nanotechnology has a very fast field of applications and their is always something new to do with it...
Himanshu Reply
good afternoon madam
what is system testing
what is the application of nanotechnology?
In this morden time nanotechnology used in many field . 1-Electronics-manufacturad IC ,RAM,MRAM,solar panel etc 2-Helth and Medical-Nanomedicine,Drug Dilivery for cancer treatment etc 3- Atomobile -MEMS, Coating on car etc. and may other field for details you can check at Google
anybody can imagine what will be happen after 100 years from now in nano tech world
after 100 year this will be not nanotechnology maybe this technology name will be change . maybe aftet 100 year . we work on electron lable practically about its properties and behaviour by the different instruments
name doesn't matter , whatever it will be change... I'm taking about effect on circumstances of the microscopic world
how hard could it be to apply nanotechnology against viral infections such HIV or Ebola?
silver nanoparticles could handle the job?
not now but maybe in future only AgNP maybe any other nanomaterials
I'm interested in Nanotube
this technology will not going on for the long time , so I'm thinking about femtotechnology 10^-15
can nanotechnology change the direction of the face of the world
Prasenjit Reply
At high concentrations (>0.01 M), the relation between absorptivity coefficient and absorbance is no longer linear. This is due to the electrostatic interactions between the quantum dots in close proximity. If the concentration of the solution is high, another effect that is seen is the scattering of light from the large number of quantum dots. This assumption only works at low concentrations of the analyte. Presence of stray light.
Ali Reply
the Beer law works very well for dilute solutions but fails for very high concentrations. why?
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