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A computer is a machine that is able to handle information very
quickly. Hundreds of problems can be solved in just a few seconds.
Special machines caused to put information and instructions into the
computer .The computer records the information and stores it. A
large amount of information can be stored in a very small space in
the computer’s memory unit. The arithmetic unit uses the
information to solve problems. The memory unit and the arithmetic
unit contain most of the electronic parts that make the computer
work.
Computers are used in different ways. Banks use computer to keep
financial records. In many industries, computer are used to control
other machines
governments, hospitals, schools and communication companies
work with computers. Special computers have been developed for
rockets, airoplanes, ships and cars. Many people have and use small
computers in their homes. Because computers have so many uses,
the computer industry has become one of the largest industries in the
world.
READING COMPREHENSION

Activity one:
1)How many paragraphs are there in the text?
2)How many sentences are there in the last paragraph?
Activity 2: Are thee sentences « true » or « false »
1) A computer can handle information.
2) The memory unit and the arithmetic unit have most of the
electronic parts of the computer.
3) Industrial machines control computers.
Activity 3: Read the text and answer these questions.
1) Does a computer solve problems?
2) Are computers used in transportation?
3) Why has the computer industry become one of the most important
industries in the world
Activity 4:
a) Find in the text the *****alents of the following :
_to find the answer to a problem
=……………………………………………
_to hold information
=………………………………………………………..
b) Find in the text the opposites of the following:
_unable ≠ ………………..
_smallest ≠………………..

Activity 3: Reoder the following sentences to make a coherent
paragraph.
a) because it enables doctors and nurses to intervene immediately
after a serious accident.
b) The telephone is very important to mankind.
c) It also enables people to inform fire fighters if a fire breaks out.
d) It might be a life saving factor.

				
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