Science and innovation

  • Listen to the recording as many times as you need and fill in the blanks. This recording is about a system to follow the movements of cows, chickens and pigs in the US to try to control animal disease. (May 2005). Pay particular attention to the words in the gaps which also concern negotiating language - a useful skill for future engineers.
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  • Listen to the recording as many times as you need and fill in the blanks. This recording is about a system to follow the movements of cows, chickens and pigs in the US to try to control animal disease. (May 2005). Pay particular attention to the words in the gaps which also concern negotiating language
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  • Listen to the extract as many times as you like and do the gap-fill which follows. The audio file speaks about the desire for energy independence and the hydrogen fuel cell, still in its infancy, and the significant hurdles which must be overcome before cars can be powered with hydrogen.
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  • This audio file deals with the programme launched in the US in order to make the general public, and girls especially, aware of the importance of engineering in everyday life. Listen to the audio recording twice as you take notes. Then answer the true/false questions.Once you have finished move to the second exercise which focuses on the vocabulary taken from the recording. Be careful! You only have 3 minutes to complete this exercise!
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  • Listen to the extract as many times as you like and do the gap-fill which follows.
    The audio file deals with the recent invention of a miniature engine which could cause a revolution in our daily lives in years to come
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  • Listen to an audio extract which deals with the future of the Internet.
    Test your comprehension by doing the gap-fill exercise which focuses on key information or words.
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  • Listen to the recording as many times as you need and fill in the blanks Here you will find information on the role of vitamin D in the body and the results of studies on the consequences of lack of vitamin D on general health.
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  • Listen to the recording as many times as you need and fill in the blanks Here you will find information on the role of vitamin D in the body and the results of studies on the consequences of lack of vitamin D on general health.
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