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INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO SUPERIOR “ARIAS-BALPARDA”

ENGLISH TEST
Name: ________________________ Group: _______ Date:___________

1) Listen and complete

Industry is the production of an economic good or service within an _____________. Manufacturing


industry became a key ______________ of production and labour in European and North American
countries during the Industrial ____________, upsetting previous mercantile and feudal economies.
This occurred through many successive rapid advances in technology, such as the production of
__________and coal. Following the Industrial Revolution, perhaps a third of the world's economic
output is derived _________ manufacturing industries. Many developed countries and
_______developing/semi-developed countries depend significantly on ________. Industries, the
countries they reside in, and the economies of those ________ are interlinked in a complex web of
interdependence.

2) Read and answer the questions

In the future computers are going to be really important for every aspect of our lives. Since cleaning
your house to cooking. Computers are going to control our houses and cars. They are going to tell
us when we need to do the shopping and when someone in the family is ill. There are a lot of
predictions about the advance of technology in our daily life. Some people say that our pets will be
trained for robots, and that in the war we will use robots instead of people. Some scientists say that
drones will be something real common in our streets, and that people will have a better life thanks to
them. But we can´t believe in predictions, in 1943 Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, said “I think
there is a world market for maybe five computers." And we all know he was wrong, so let’s wait and
see what happens in the future. What we know for sure is that computers are going to continue in
our lives.

a) Which activities computers are going to do?


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b) Who will train our dogs?


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c) Will people go to the war?


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d) Where will we see drones in the future?


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e) Are computers going to continue working?


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INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO SUPERIOR “ARIAS-BALPARDA”
ENGLISH TEST
Name: ________________________ Group: _______ Date:___________

3) Write the verbs in the correct tense

a) Next year Goldex ________________ (present) their new tools.


b) In 2050 leathes ____________________(work) automatically.
c) Robots ____________________ (work) in the factories..
d) In june the new Digital Multitester ______________ (be) on sale.
e) Some people think industry _________________(not
contaminate) in the future.

4) Complete with FOR or SINCE.

I have worked for the same company ________ 1999. I live in London, I have lived there ________
5 years. Next year I am going to travel to South America, I am going to go ________ 2 weeks. After
that I probably will travel to USA. I haven’t been there ______ I was a child. I am going to celebrate
my birthday in Orlando, I am planning to be there ______ 5 days.

5) Write predictions about the future.

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