Do you remember the 3 economic sectors? They were the primary, the secondary and the tertiary sectors. Let's review them!


PRIMARY SECTOR

The primary sector uses nature to obtain raw materials.


This sector includes jobs in farming, mining, fishing, forestry and extraction of oil and gas.


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WOOD IS A RAW MATERIAL


SECONDARY SECTOR

The secondary sector transforms the raw materials obtained by the primary sector into manufactured products.


This sector includes jobs in factories and construction.


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THIS CAN OF BLACK CHERRIES IS A MANUFACTURED PRODUCT


TERTIARY SECTOR

The tertiary sector provides services to the people.

  • Transport: many people work in bus and train stations, and in airports: drivers, pilots, ticket sellers, flight attendants,...

  • Health care: doctors and nurses work in hospitals.

  • Education: teachers work in primary and secondary schools and at universities.

  • Trade: sellers sell products and consumers buy those products.


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A COMSUMER IS BUYING SOME PRODUCTS IN A SHOP
  • Tourism: while you are on holidays, people like waiters, tour guides, cooks, receptionists, travel agents,... work for you.

  • Communications: people like journalists, TV presenters,... work in radio, TV and newspapers.


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CAMERAMEN AND CAMERAWOMEN WORK IN TV


Time for the videos.

On the first video you are going to review the differences between the primary, the secondary and the tertiary sectors.




On the second video you will enter inside a TV studio.




On the third video you will watch how the luggage is handled in an airport.





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