Technology 1 is a course for pre-work students studying on technology-related courses, who will need to communicate accurately in English at work.
Oxford University Press
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Series: Oxford English for Careers: Technology 1
01 July 2007
Primary & secondary/elementary & high school
Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
1. Technology and Society ; Technological innovations, technology and work, branches of technology ; 2. Studying technology ; Course descriptions, timetable ; 3. Design ; Using non-specialist language, the design process ; 4. Technology in sport ; Making recommendations, exchanging information ; 5. Appropriate technology ; Differences between products, the inventor ; 6. Crime-fighting and security ; Using informal language, crime-fighting equipment ; 7. Manufacturing ; Manufacturing processes, food and drink manufacturing ; 8. Transport ; Car engines, less common forms of transport, the car of the future ; 9. High living - skyscrapers ; The tallest buildings in the world, how skyscrapers are built ; 10. Medical technology ; Devices for the blind, devices for the elderly ; 11. Personal entertainment ; Best-selling computer games, video games ; 12. Information technology ; Supercomputers, CADCAM ; 13. Telecommunications ; Satellite communication systems, VoIP phone systems ; 14. Careers in technology ; Personality career test, job interview, CV ; 15. The future of technology ; Saying goodbye, predictions, future developments