• The  start of computer age: reading comprehension exercises.

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Pages 142-143


  1. b
  2. a
  3. e
  4. g
  5. c
  6. h
  7. d
  8. f


  1. Machines changed the world: people could travel and communicate more easily. Work changed too: many people found jobs in factories.
  2. Industrial Age started in the 19th century.
  3. The start of the Computer Age was in the second half of the 20th century.
  4. Only few people used computers because they were very difficult to understand.
  5. The first computers were built in the 1940s and 1950s.
  6. They were very very big and weighed 1.5 tonnes (they occupied a room).
  7. The prediction was that one day computers would be very very small.

Assignment: Group work (page 142 – Research Work)


2 Responses to “95”

  1. vanda Says:

    Hello,I have dificultty in accessing the moodle the page. It doesn´t open wiht my password. Last lesson it did but today …HELP, PLEASE!

  2. amfonseca Says:

    Hil, Vanda:
    Yesterday we spoke about this, and you managed to send me part of your work. We’ll what is the matter today in class, so don’t worry about for the moment 🙂

    See you later in class 😉

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