作者：小牛英语 | 来源：小牛英语 | 2017年03月13日 09:13
Many people know what a computer is and what it can do. The computer is fast and never makes mistakes, while people are slow and often make mistakes. That's what people often say when they talk about computers. For many, many years, lot of everyday work quite well, and people can use a computer in many ways. Many computer scientists are now thinking of making the computer "think" like a man. With the help of a person, a computer can draw pictures, write music, talk with people, and so on. Maybe a computer will one day think and feel.
mistake n. 错误；过失
while conj. 当……的时候
maybe adv. 大概，或许
一、Read the passage and write "T" for true and "F" for false.
( ) 1. Only scientists know what a computer is.
( ) 2. The computer is fast and sometimes makes mistakes.
( ) 3. Now a computer can do a lot of everyday work quite well.
( ) 4. A computer can "think" like a man.
( ) 5. With the help can of a person, a computer can draw pictures, write music, talk with people in the future and so on.
二、According to the passage, choose the best answer:A, B, C or D.
( ) 1. _______ people know what a computer is.
A. A few B. Some C. All D. Quite a lot of
( ) 2. People say ______ .
A. people are much faster than computers.
B. people often make mistakes but computers don't
C. computers are better than people
D. every family should have a computer
( ) 3. A computer can ______ .
A. think like a man B. draw pictures with a person's help
C. help people do a lot of work D. both B and C
( ) 4. Scientists want to make the computer like a man. They want to make the computer ______ .
A. do what people can do
B. faster and faster
C. think and talk
D. draw and fun
( ) 5. Scientists are making the computer ______ .
A. bigger and bigger B. faster and faster
C. better and better D. more and more
三、Answer the questions about the story.
1. How can we describe the computer?
The computer is ______ and never makes _______ .
2. What can the computer do now?
Now the computer can do a lot of ______ ______ quite well.
3. What are the computer scientists thinking now?
They are thinking about ______ the computer ______ like a man.
4. Will the computer be improved?
_______ , it _______ .
5. What will the computer do in the future?
Maybe the computer will really _______ and ______ .