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Computer English for Everyday Use

Bátri Blanka, Fazekas Katalin (2005)

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Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension

  1. Look at the chart in Charts 3, read the article and answer the following questions: 

    1. What does Canon produce?

    2. What types of cameras does it produce?

    3. What kind of printers does it make?

    4. Which was the worst month for the company in 2002?

    5. Which month was better than July?

    Description of Canon.  The group's principal activity is the production of office machines, cameras and optical products. Operations are carried out through the following divisions: office machines: copying machines, laser beam and bubble jet printers, image scanners, personal copying machines; Cameras: single-lens reflex cameras, compact cameras, digital cameras, video camcorders, lcd projectors, lenses; Opticalaother: semiconductor production equipment, medical equipment, tv lenses for broadcasting use, medical equipment.

  2. Read the following article and fill in the blanks in the simplified summary. Use the following list:  encrypted cost benefits electronically smart software shared wallet

    NETS E-Wallet is an electronic wallet that enables CashCard® payments over the Internet, crediting and debiting your CashCard® via a smart card reader.
    NETS E-Wallet provides the following benefits: 
    Secure, low cost and efficient CashCard Revaluation and payment mechanism. 
    Compatible with existing CashCards. 
    No age and income restrictions. 
    Payments are anonymous

    Many users on a shared terminal can share the software. Each person's purchase logs and details are encrypted at full strength on the terminal and are kept separate.
            

    Summary: This article is about a piece of ..........................(a) that is a kind of electronic ...................(b) You can transfer money ...............(c) over the Internet with the help of a .............(d) card reader. It has a lot of ................(e) It works at low ....................(f) and is compatible with other cashcards. Users can access it on a ..................(g) terminal, where the users' details are ......................(h)

THINK IT OVER. 

  • Why is it hard for elderly people to use high tech products?

  • Is there any gadget you wouldn't like to use? Why?

  • Do you like reading e-books? Why or Why not?