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1 What could a calculating machine do? Was the analytical machine a great invention? Why? What could a universal machine do? What is an elephant good at according to line 21? Questions Words 1.What does ‘simplify’ in line 3 mean? 2.What does ‘this reality’ in line 15 refer to? 3.What does ‘it’ in line 18 refer to? 4.What does ‘shape’ in line 19 mean? 5.What does ‘applications’ mean in line 25?

2 The past several hundred years has _____ my great changes. I served ____ a calculating machine when I was _______ in _______ young, I could ______ difficult sums. After a slow __________ of more than two hundred years, I was made an analytical machine. Thanks ____ the operator who __________ me ______ cards with holes, I was able to think logically and work faster than any person, ______ was considered as a “technological revolution” and the start of artificial intelligence. The year 1936 was a time _____ my real father published a book about _____ I could be made to work ____ a “universal machine” to _____ any difficult mathematical problem. seen as inventedThoughsimplify development toprogrammed using which when how as solve

3 _____ then on I developed rapidly both in size and in brainpower. The reality _____ I became as large as a room worried me ____ ____ ___ my designers, ____ later made me smaller and smaller. ____ was my improved memory, _____ was first stored in tubes, then on transistors and later on chips, that made these changes possible. _____ time went by, I changed my shape _______, becoming smaller and smaller. There is no ______ that I never forget anything told to me _____ to my unbelievable memory. From that aswellas who It which As doubt due totally

4 In the early 1960s, I was given a family ________ by a network ______ World Wide Web, through ______ I was able to ________ knowledge with others. There are increasing applications found for me. I play an increasingly important _____ in every field as well as in people’s daily life. Anyhow, it’s my ______ to provide humans ______ a life of high quality. connected calledwhich share role goal with

5 Write a summary. 1. It is mainly about the outline of the text. 2. Every paragraph should begin with a topic sentence followed by some supporting details. 3. The last paragraph is about what interests you most. 4. Use the key words while writing. 5. You may use some original sentences, but it is better if you can make some changes. 6. Write correctly and if possible properly.


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