Can we escape AI?

2 04 2020

1.  In the late 21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they’re committed… MORE.

2. When reality imitates fiction. Study an article from the Financial Times.

 

 




Welcome to the synthetic world!

11 01 2020

1. Who are the main characters in this story? Explain their relationship. Study the colors. Why do you think the red is predominant?

2. Can new gadgets help solve old problems?

3. Who is Sally? What can she do to help the family? Can she cause any problems? Explain how. Read more HERE.

4. What are the new ‘Synthetic Humans’? What is the goal of this marketing campaign? Learn AI vocabulary HERE.

5. Your Task: “Create a leaflet for promoting your new emotional robot or AI.” Find some help HERE.

 

6. Why do we get attached to robots? Is this dangerous for human relationships?  

 

 

 




Electric cars vs petrol cars

6 01 2020

1. Which is cheaper, a new car or a used one? Compare the two options.

2. Compare electric cars to gas-powered vehicles and fill in a table. Read more HERE.

3. Learn more about the Tesla Model 3. Find a practice exercise for your final exam HERE.  

 

 

 




Is it a plastic world?

21 10 2019

1. Do you fancy plastic for dinner? read more HERE.

2. Three  bottles, three different scenarios but only one happy ending. Take the QUIZ and learn more.  

3. What lives in our oceans?

4. What’s MarinaTex and how could it help protect our oceans? Read more HERE




A world without books

17 10 2019

1. This classic dystopian novel explores a future in which possession of books is a crime.

2. How to  preserve independent thought in a society where mass media has monopoly on information? Take the QUIZ

3. Here is an in-depth summary and analysis of the plot of Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451. Study an excerpt HERE.




Space Tourism

10 10 2019

1. Is space tourism a real possibility? 

2. Who is winning the race? Read more HERE.

3. Practice and test your listening skills with newsinlevels.com