You’re going to hear a short talk about robots.
You will hear the talk twice.
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- Question 1 of 2
The first time you listen, you cannot take notes
After the first time, try and summarise what the speaker is generally talking about in one or two sentences.ANSWER
ANSWER: How robots are used / the uses of robots (any broadly similar formulation is acceptable)
- Question 2 of 2
Now listen to the talk again.
This time you can make notes
In the real exam, you will have to give the examiner 6 facts about robots, then the examiner will ask you 4 more questions (10 facts in total)
For this simulation exam, try and record as many facts as possible.
Press play when you are ready.
- Robots have many uses.
- Many factories use robots to do hard work quickly and without many mistakes.
- Robots do not look like people, because they are usually made to do one thing.
- The most common type of robot has one arm and no legs, and has just one job.
- Some robots find and get rid of bombs.
- There are robots that help at home.
- e.g. vacuum cleaning robots.
- A few robots do surgery in places inside the body where a human hand is too big.
- Other robots are used in space.
- It takes a long time to send a radio signal from Earth to another planet.
- The robots do a lot of their work alone without commands from Earth.
- Robots will become more and more common in our lives.
- South Korea was the first country in the world to have laws about robots.
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