Assalamualaikum. Hai everyone, how are you today ? I hope all of you didn't have a gloomy day. Now, I wanna share my notes from my English course in the last week.
C. Word Parts : Uni Example : Universal
1. Find five words with uni in the puzzle and cicrle them. Check their meanings. See pages 97 if you need help.
2. Complete the sentences below with the words from the puzzle.
1. Rita is a university student.
2. The desire for love is universal.
3. The universe began about 14 billion years ago.
4. East and West Germany were unified in 1990.
5. At many schools, student must wear a uniform.
3. Work with a partner. When do you think uni means ? Circle the corret answer.
The answer : C. Single or one
3. Reading Skills
A. Pre-reading questions
1. In what ways robots make our lives better in the future ? In what ways will they make our lives worse ?
They will make our live better with helping us to do something in lot scale. For example, like folding robot, alarm robot, cutting machine. Because robots can do something that loop goodly, coz they are machine they work by program.
But they also can make our live worse. It aint using heart to make decision, they just follow the program that it make to in some perspective, maybe robot can make human lazier, coz human depending they necessary or daily work for the robot to do.
2. What kinds of robots would you like to see ?
I even hear about a restaurant that using robot concept, they using a robot system to serve it customer. Is that on japan, the robot country, the future are on japan, i just even hhear and watch it on internet, but never see it alive.
Read the text. Highlight an interesting idea in each paragraph.
- Paragraph 1 : Line 7-9
- Paragraph 2 : Line 12-14
- Paragraph 3 : 32-33
C. Identifyig Topic and Main idea
Read the questions below and circle the correct answer according to the text.
1. Which of the following best describes the topic of the text ?
Answer : C. Robots in the home
2. Which of the following best describes the main idea of the text ?
Answer : A. Robot will improve our live in many ways.
E. Identifying Unnecessary Information
Which one of the following three opinions would the author probably disagree with ?
Answer : A. All technology has done is to make our lives busier and more depndent on machines than ever.
On the text, the outhor suggest us about advantage of using machine (robots). But in the "A" option, that said about the disadvantage about using machine.
Going Beyond The Text
3. Look at the list of jobs below. Which are you happy for robots to do in the future ? Why or why not ?
· Airline Pilot : I won't need it. Because I cant believing hhuman live to a robot. If the robot have job to be a pilot, it means it carry our live, i think its dangerous.
· Cook : I need it. Because the food will be prepared by them in the morning. We just sit and eat. And we could eat everything we want, just ask them to cook.
· Doctor : No, I’m not. Because robot have no heart to make decision, and again it about human live.
· Police Officer : I think it’s good. Because robot programed, and it will have no mercy to criminalist and violators of law. But in science fiction movies that shows, a police robot maybe have some mistake on human activities recognation. And it give bad impact, but over all I think police robot is cool.
· Singer : I think its antemperance.
· Store Clerk : It's a good idea, in the future maybe people need their own brain to do some complicated job, that robot can't. So in the future, store clerk bobot maybe can help. So it simple, easy, and good.
· Taxi Driver : It can make the system of transportation being on good control management, and it maybe can help decreasing breach of traffic.
· Teacher : No, I’m not agree, robot can’t considerate about teach, its hard, just human can do it. But robot can help teaching process, like system informating robot,mannequin robot, calculating robot, absent robot, etc.