[00:02.00]Unit 9 Visions of the Future [00:04.78]Part I [00:07.55]Warming up [00:10.29]A:Key words: [00:16.77]businesses office transport advertising [00:25.84]Vocabulary: [00:31.19]clerical worker client [00:36.15]Listen to some predictions some people have made [00:40.72]about the business world in the next 20 years or so. [00:45.87]Add missing words to the following statements. [01:39.34]B:Key words: [01:46.00]Mars court population [01:52.67]nuclear brain computers [01:59.61]Vocabulary: [02:04.68]dome tower block [02:09.23]Listn to some thirteen-year-old children [02:13.59]talking about what they think life will be like in the future. [02:18.92]Add misssing words to the statements. [02:23.31]I think I'll probably be in a ___ on my way to the planet___. [02:30.67]I may be in charge of___,judging some robots. [02:37.62]I think the population will___so much [02:44.18]that either everyone will be living in big plastic domes in the Sahara Desert [02:49.53]or else they'll be living____. [02:53.19]Obviously___worries me,but I don't think that'll happen. [03:02.65]Because I don't think that any human being can [03:06.59]-is capable of actually pressing some button(s) that release all the____. [03:12.94]Perhaps we'll be able to convert___into radio waves [03:19.60]and then change them back to brain waves, [03:23.44]so you could actually have____with someone without talking. [03:28.12]And there'll be so many people-I think there may-unless they have another_to go to [03:36.16]-there'll be loads and loads of ____for people to live in. [03:40.60]It'll probably be____that are running the country by then. [03:47.16]Part II [03:51.42]Working at home [03:57.48]A:Key words: [04:03.64]communications industry [04:07.30]computers at home responsibilities [04:14.75]Vocabulary: [04:19.58]terminal flexitime [04:24.72]Listen to an interview. [04:27.96]Write down the advantages and risks of working at home mentioned by Miss Dermott. [07:41.43]B:Now listen again.Answer the questions with dey words.