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English first additional language

Grade 7

Module 8

Listening exercise

  1. Listening exercise

Listen to the extract read by your teacher. Then answer the multiple choice questions by underlining the correct answer.

  1. The message on the Christmas card was
  1. only a Christmas message
  2. a message of hope
  3. telling the date the car will run
  4. Mr Derek Waeland is
  1. the manufacturing director
  2. the marketing manager
  3. the company director
  4. The price of the McLaren F1 in June 1994 was
  1. 250 000 pounds
  2. 520 000 dollars
  3. 540 000 pounds
  1. Mr Derek Waeland said their customers are
  1. very special people
  2. very rich people
  3. people who will pay for style
  4. The McLaren F1 differs from other cars because
  1. it has a left hand steering
  2. it has only two doors
  3. it has a central driving position
  4. The McLaren F1 has
  1. no space for luggage
  2. space behind the driver for luggage
  3. space on the sides behind the passengers for luggage
  1. A large luxury saloon car is built in
  1. two weeks
  2. three-and-a-half moths
  3. little more than a day
  4. The McLaren F1 is the finest:
  1. Formula 1 car
  2. public road car
  3. Formula 2 car
  4. The McLaren F1 will rival the launch of
  1. the Ford and the Jaguar E-type
  2. the Chevy and the Jaguar E-type
  3. the Mini and the Jaguar E-type
  1. The McLaren F1 is the
  1. second fastest car in the world
  2. the fastest production road car in the world
  3. the fastest car in the world

Total: [10]

LO 1.1.1
  1. How creative are you?

This activity can be correlated with art. If you do not want to build your own machine, you can design it on poster paper.

  1. Are you an inventor?

Design and build your own machine or appliance from odds and ends. The garage at home is often a rich source of old spare parts, nuts, bolts, switches, wire and so on. If these are not available, cardboard boxes and tubes, plastic containers, batteries, light bulbs and other discarded items can be assembled to make an imaginative invention.

(CAUTION: Do not connect your machine to electric current)

  1. Give your machine a purpose and a name.
  2. Demonstrate your machine to the class, explaining how it works.
LO 2.2.1
  1. Reading skills

Practise in searching for the main idea and the supporting details .

"All over the world machines are used to rescue people who are in danger."

This first sentence tells you what the unit is all about. The keywords in the sentence are machines and rescue . So the title for these pages could be MACHINES USED FOR RESCUE.

Each paragraph tells you about different machines and the work they do. Find a heading for each paragraph and make a list of the important details. The first paragraph is done for you.

  1. The wail of an ambulance siren can often be heard in the streets of large towns. The ambulance on its way to an accident carries oxygen masks and cylinders. It also carries equipment known as a sucker unit that can pump food and liquid from the stomach.

Heading: Ambulances

Detail: Machinery which is part of the equipment of an ambulance:

  • siren
  • oxygen masks and cylinders
  • sucker unit
  • A 999 call often brings out the Fire Brigade. Fire engines carry the very largest appliances. A powerful pump forces the water through the hoses. The power-operated ladders rescue people from high buildings. The acetylene cutting gear is used to release people who are trapped in crashed cars.

Questions & Answers

Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
Smarajit Reply
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