Oxford English for Careers: Technology 2: Student's Book

Oxford English for Careers: Technology 2: 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

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 206 x 264 x 8mm | 340.19g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Student edition
  • Student
  • colour illustrations throughout
  • 0194569535
  • 9780194569538
  • 291,230

Table of contents

1. Ways in to technology ; Products and courses, ordering a presentation, studying technology ; 2. Food and agriculture ; Agricultural inventions, food preservation, precision agriculture, testing fruit ; 3. Bridges and tunnels ; Famous bridges, bridges for shipping routes, bridge types ; 4. Plastics ; Describing a pie chart, plastics - names and codes, the history and properties of plastics ; 5. Alternative energy ; Decentralized energy, Wave Energy Innovator, wind power ; 6. Aeronautics ; Controlling a plane, silent aircraft, jet engines ; 7. Future homes ; Specialized accommodation, earth homes, inside the home of the future ; 8. Mass transportation ; Skimming - a European project, fast trains ; 9. Petroleum engineering ; Oil platforms, a rotary derrick, oil refining ; 10. Environmental technology ; Environmental engineers, causes of environmental pollution, cleaning water, China's eco-city ; 11. Robotics ; Matching robots to their applications, sensors, robot design ; 12. Household technology ; Domestic appliances, making kitchens, eco-appliances ; 13. Defence technology ; Civilian uses for defence technologies, military technology with a civilian application, the future of defence ; 14. Electronics ; Circuit symbols, explaining how a circuit works, electronic alarm circuits ; 15. Career development ; The stages of a career, preparing for an interviewshow more

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