Байланысты: Английский язык - Технологии и инновации (1)
1. Write an essay on the topic “Innovations that will change your tomor- row” (150-200 words). In order to write essay more accurately use the tips from the “Supplemen-
tary Reading” (
see the page 78 ).
Module 1 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1. Match the terms in column A with their definitions in column B. A B 1
a machine, tool, or system that someone has
made, designed or thought of for the first
a form of legal protection for an invention.
They afford inventors with property rights that
are intended to prevent anyone else from mak-
ing, using, or selling the patented invention.
Disruptive technology C
knowledge of the physical world and its be-
haviour that is based on experiments and facts
that can be proved, and is organized into a
Environmentally friendly technology D
a rapidly growing field that focuses on new
scientific and technical methods that benefit
the earth. Also referred to as “green technolo-
gy,” this area is dedicated to preserving our
the process of making things in large quanti-
ties, especially in a factory, so that they can be
a person who looks for knowledge in general
for any systematic investigation to establish
A B 7
Knowledge G the process of creating a new product or
the process of learning something that was not
known before, or of finding someone or some-
thing that was missing or hidden.
Practice I a way of acquiring knowledge through exper-
the actual application or use of an idea, belief,
or method, as opposed to theories relating to
technological innovation which disrupt the
status quo. It may displace existing technolo-
gy, or introduce an entirely novel concept to
a familiarity, awareness, or understanding of
someone or something, for example facts, in-
formation, descriptions, or skills acquired
through experience or education by perceiv-
ing, discovering, or learning.
the collection of techniques, skills, methods,
and processes used in the production of goods
or services or in the accomplishment of objec-
tives, such as scientific investigation.
Scientific method N
a person engaging in a systematic activity to
acquire knowledge that describes and predicts
the natural world.
something original and more effective and, as
a consequence, new, that "breaks into" the
market or society.