MSS1/L2.1

MSS1/L2.1 calculate with sums of money and convert between currencies (a) understand that exchange rates of currencies are not fixed, but vary on a daily basis (b) understand buying rate and selling rate (c) understand which operations to use in converting currencies (d) know how to approximate exchange rates for rough calculations

Tax calculations 2012-2013

Submitted by Stella Jales on Mon, 2012-10-22 12:37

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number, N2/L2.8, MSS1/L2.1, N2/L2.9

Context: Business & Money management, Employment skills & Public services

Level: L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

An updated version of Gordon Noblett’s 2011 resource (see below). This version includes the correct tax allowances and information for 2012-13. It also includes an answer sheet. The original description is repeated below.

_Challenging and very functional worksheets where learner must complete the missing information and calculate the take-home pay etc. for various UK tax payers.

Tax calculations - L2 money and percentages

Submitted by Gordon Noblett on Sun, 2011-06-26 17:07

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, Functional Maths - number, N2/L2.8, MSS1/L2.1, N2/L2.9

Context: Business & Money management, Employment skills & Public services

Level: L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Challenging and very functional worksheets where learner must complete the missing information and calculate the take-home pay etc. for various UK tax payers. There are also some interesting open questions that are ideal for Functional Maths interpreting skills.

Please note an updated 2012-2013 version of this resource, and an answer sheet, is now available.See below.

Motoring in Europe

Submitted by Jane Flanders on Thu, 2011-03-10 08:25

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L2.1

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism, Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A worksheet comparing petrol and diesel prices across Europe with some interesting comparisons to be made. Used initially with Motor Vehice students, but Travel and Tourism and Hospitality students wouds also find it relevant.

Employment skills

Submitted by Andrew Case on Wed, 2009-12-09 16:24

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/E3.2, MSS1/L1.1, MSS1/L2.1

Literacy: Functional English - speaking, listening & communication

Context: Employment skills & Public services

Resource type: Discussion points, Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1, L2

Two task sheets. The first, ‘My Budget’, encourages learners to compare their current budget with what it could be if they were in employment.
The second was used on an ASDAN Unit 3 business planning course and encourages discussion about the costs of self-employment.
Suitable for underpinning Functional Maths (E3 upwards).

A shopping trip to France

Submitted by Jane Flanders on Wed, 2009-09-09 16:25

Numeracy: MSS1/L2.1

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism, Retail Hospitality Customer service

Level: L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Great practice in converting money. Two differentiated worksheets – one suggests using an on-line currency converter, the other is more challenging and provides additional practice with multiplying decimals. Plus extension ideas.

Le Bistro Numeracy

Submitted by Andy Heath on Tue, 2009-08-11 16:25

Numeracy: N2/L2.8, MSS1/L2.1, N2/L2.6

Context: Catering Food Nutrition, Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Le Bistro Numeracy provides great practice in converting money (Euros and Pounds) and working with money and percentages. With step by step examples / answer sheet.

Converting currencies

Submitted by Pauline Bicker on Mon, 2008-09-08 15:52

Numeracy: MSS1/L2.1

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Lots of practice converting sterling to various currencies (selling rate) and then converting back (buying rate).

Valentine's Day quiz

Submitted by Kate Bone on Wed, 2008-02-13 15:53

Numeracy: MSS1/L1.1, MSS1/L2.1

Free tags: Valentine's Day

Level: L1, L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Lots of money problems to solve including cost of flowers, Mr Extravaganza’s fancy meal out and much more!

Converting currency

Submitted by Ian Saunders on Fri, 2007-08-10 16:18

Numeracy: MSS1/L2.1

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Provides good practice converting between pounds and euros. 1 page plus answer sheet.

Numeracy: MSS1/E3.1, MSS1/L1.1, MSS1/L2.1, N2/L1.5, N2/L1.7, N2/L2.6

Context: Motor vehicles & Transport

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Worksheet or assignment

Multi-sensory activities pprovide a great way to practise adding, subtracting and multiplying decimals. Ideal for Motor Vehicle students and any E3-L2 learners that are interested in cars.

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