Oxford English for Careers: Technology 1: Student's Book

Oxford English for Careers: Technology 1: Student's Book

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Technology is ideal for pre-work students, studying at pre-intermediate to intermediate level, who will need to use English in work situations. Technology develops the vocabulary, language, and skills that students will need to communicate effectively when presenting an idea to non-specialists, problem-solving, and discussing the latest technological innovations.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 202 x 268 x 30mm | 381.02g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Student edition
  • Student
  • w. col. figs.
  • 0194569500
  • 9780194569507
  • 784,299

Table of contents

1. Technology and Society ; Technological innovations, technology and work, branches of technology ; 2. Studying technology ; Course descriptions, timetable ; 3. Design ; Using non-specialist language, the design process ; 4. Technology in sport ; Making recommendations, exchanging information ; 5. Appropriate technology ; Differences between products, the inventor ; 6. Crime-fighting and security ; Using informal language, crime-fighting equipment ; 7. Manufacturing ; Manufacturing processes, food and drink manufacturing ; 8. Transport ; Car engines, less common forms of transport, the car of the future ; 9. High living - skyscrapers ; The tallest buildings in the world, how skyscrapers are built ; 10. Medical technology ; Devices for the blind, devices for the elderly ; 11. Personal entertainment ; Best-selling computer games, video games ; 12. Information technology ; Supercomputers, CADCAM ; 13. Telecommunications ; Satellite communication systems, VoIP phone systems ; 14. Careers in technology ; Personality career test, job interview, CV ; 15. The future of technology ; Saying goodbye, predictions, future developmentsshow more

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