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Nala Skills Finder

Answer the questions below to see a picture of your skills.
You need to answer all questions before you can get your results.

If you can do what the sentence says, tick the 'Yes' box. If you don't understand the sentence just tick 'No'.
When you're finished, click on the 'Submit' button at the bottom.
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Communications
I can read short pieces of text including timetables, bills, menus and road signs.
I can read and comment on newspaper articles and books.
I can write 5 sentences on a single topic.
I can write for a range of formal situations.
I can use a phone to leave a message, find out information, and ask for directions.
I can give a talk or presentation to a group or team.
Maths
I can work out sums with figures up to 100.
I can calculate my weekly budget and work out what proportion is spent on bills.
I can recognise patterns in shapes, numbers and sounds.
I understand the difference between 2D and 3D objects and the difference between area and volume.
I can calculate the volume and area and make a scale drawing of the room I'm in.
I can understand graphs and charts in opinion polls.
I can represent my weekly budget as a pie or bar chart.
I can estimate and then work out things like the cost of my weekly shop, my weekly commute times, or the distance to familiar places.
I can solve problems such as calculating the exact number of tiles needed to tile a wall and the total cost.
I can solve simple everyday problems using algebra.
Personal Finances
I use my understanding of the social welfare, taxation and banking systems and economy to manage my personal finances.
Technology
I use technology for learning, work and/or personal interests.
I can use a mobile phone, a digital camera or MP3 Player to record information and share it with others using social media websites.
I can use a computer to find information on the Internet.
I can safely use a computer to produce, save and share files on my computer and on the Internet for personal and/or work purposes.
I can keep in touch with people using email, instant messaging and social networking sites.
Personal Development
I can list examples of impetuous, considered and passive decisions that I have made.
I regularly use different decision making and interpersonal skills when dealing with family or work problems.
I know what my short and long term goals are in the areas of learning and personal development.
I can plan and implement an activity for a group of people.
I can search for information about, travel to and take part in a cultural or sporting event.
I am able to speak up for myself and let other people know what's important and of interest to me.
Employability Skills
I can write my own c.v. and prepare for a job interview.
I have participated in a fire drill and understand the health and safety rules at my work.
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