Презентация "What the future hold?" 10 класс


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New Millennium English 10 Unit 8

New Millennium English 10 Lessons 1-2 Unit 8

  • COMPUTERS
  • What the future hold?

  • replace (something)
  • Read the words and definitions. Three of them are mixed. Find and match them properly
  • access (something)
  • doubt
  • current
  • on-line
  • provide (somebody with something
  • remain
  • have the ability or right to enter or use
  • a feeling of being unsure
  • take the place of something or somebody
  • belonging to the present time
  • see or describe the future
  • to supply
  • continue to be unchanged
  • connected with the computer network
  • predict (something)

  • There isn't any ..........
  • That the book will soon die out
  • Some of them will still ……….
  • That's the reason for my pain
  • New computers will ……….
  • Those working "at a snail's pace"
  • Everybody will ……….
  • All the info we possess
  • I ………. that news ……….
  • Will be ………. all the time
  • Please ……….. this silly rhyme
  • With the words you've learnt this time!
  • Fill in the gaps with the words to make the lines rhyme.
  • access
  • doubt
  • current
  • on-line
  • predict
  • complete
  • remain
  • replace
  • provide
  • doubt
  • remain
  • replace
  • access
  • predict
  • on-line
  • current
  • complete

  • Printed books or computers?
  • Tick the arguments each speaker used.
  • Dana
  • Computers allow us to access the latest information really quickly.
  • It’s much easier to edit and print documents using a PC.
  • Interaction with the world is a great advantage of a computer.
  • Michael
  • Books are enjoyable things.
  • One of the good things about a book is that you can take it to bed.

  • Fiona
  • A printed page is better for human eyes than a computer screen.
  • Printed books are cheaper and easier to use.
  • Andrew
  • Printed books don’t need electricity.
  • Books have always been a part of human culture, so they will be used as well as computers.
  • Emma
  • Large amount of information become available through computers.
  • Computers are better at strong information.

  • Compare the sentences below.  Which verb form expresses the strongest degree of certainty ?
  • 1.Computers replace books in the future. (There is much evidence of that).
  • 2. Computers replace books in the future. (I’m quite sure)
  • 3. Computers replace books in the future. (It is quite possible)
  • 4. Computers replace books in the future. (It is possible)
  • 5. Computers replace books in the future. (It is possible)
  • are going to
  • will
  • may
  • might
  • could
  • not
  • yes
  • certainly
  • certainly
  • are going to
  • will
  • may
  • might
  • could
  • On the scale try to place the verbs according to the degree of certainty they express.

  • A.
  • I'm sure the paper book be around for a long time. They look and feel great and they always remain the same. Paperback books are lightweight (lighter than most laptop comput­ers) and relatively low-cost. Computers become cheaper, too, but they definitely be more expensive than books, books are easy to use and it's clear that people always prefer paperback books.
  • might
  • could
  • might
  • may
  • will
  • will
  • will
  • will
  • There are some grammar errors. Suggest a correction if it’s necessary.
  • The book was Invented 500 years ago by Aldo Manuzio in Venice, Italy. So much time has passed that there is no doubt that books change a lot. Cheap, handy, pocket-size electronic books soon appear and replace all paperback books. Though people keep some books they be found only in museums.
  • And one more thing. People waste a lot of timber to produce e-books and this save the forests.
  • could
  • will
  • will
  • will
  • won't
  • will
  • may
  • will
  • B.

  • Read the text (SB p.23) again. Read the summary . It contains four factual mistakes. Find and correct them.
  • The author raises the problem of the future of books. with Marshall McLuhan's opinion that computers will conquer the world. She says that printed . Irma has some sentimental memories about how "Don Quixote de la Mancha". But the electronic era has changed her relationship with books and now she thinks that
  • She agrees
  • She agrees
  • 1- The author doesn’t agree, that people in future will prefer computers to books.
  • books have no future
  • books have no future
  • 2 – Irma’s view is that printed books will not disappear.
  • she read
  • she read
  • 3 - Irma didn’t read “Don Quixote de la Mancha”, her grandfather read it to her.
  • books on-line are entirely replacing
  • printed books.
  • printed books.
  • books on-line are entirely replacing
  • 4 – Irma doesn’t think that books on-line are replacing printed books.

  • What will happen
  • to books and computers
  • in 10 years’ time?