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First Listening: Look at the list of words below. Listen to the segment and find the order in which they are mentioned.
A.Homo Sapiens B.chicken and egg C.automobiles D.Commodore home computer E.alien F.telephones G.the Greek
Second Listening: Answer the following questions.
1.What do anthropologists look around to understand other civilizations?
Their bones - Their tools - Their geography
2.What does the word technology mean?
The art of making things - The art of understanding things - The art of knowing things
3.The first tools were made...
4.3 million years ago - 2.4 million years ago - 4.2 million years ago
4.What do machines do to us all our lives?
They control us. - They teach us. - They use us.
5.Who invented computers?
A 15 year-old. - Nobody knows. - They invented themselves.
6.What happens when we interact with a machine?
We improve our culture. - We interact with one another. - We change the path of civilization.