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Unformatted text preview: LYCEE 8 MAI 1945 SECOND TERM EXAM CLASS :3 ASS A- Read the text carefully then answer the given questions. Consumption in modern societies Today, everywhere in the world, people have developed a new attitude towards the act of buying .The fact that markets are filled with all sorts of goods encourages everyone to engage in the purchase of a large variety of items .Some of these are essential either because they contribute for our biological survival like food and medicine or because they play an important part in protecting our mental balance like songs and books. But next to such vital things we find numerous elements which we feel obliged to acquire although they do not have any determining role in our existence. It is in this case with fashion clothes, paintings, objects of decoration, specially designed furniture, jewels and make up products. We can also integrate in the same category the electronic devices that equip modern houses. The list still includes cameras, phone-mobiles, silver dishes, gold watches, sun glasses, sport cars, pleasure boats and a multitude of the articles which we buy...
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2012 for the course ECONOMICS eco 403 taught by Professor Talatafza during the Spring '10 term at Aachen University of Applied Sciences.
- Spring '10