Computers are veryimportant to modern life. Many people think that in the future computers willbe used in lots of everyday life. It is thought that we won’t have to goshopping because we will be able to get most things which are sold in shops onthe Internet. There will be no more books because we will be able to get alltexts from computers. The Internet will be used to play games, see films andbuy food. Most telephone calls will be made by computers, too.
Some people are gladabout these new ways of shopping and communicating(交际).Others do not think that computers will replace our old ways.
Let’s look at books, forexample. Some people think that one day we will not read books made of paper.Instead, we will buy and read books using computers. We will read texts onsmall pocket computers. The computers will keep many different books in them atthe same time. We won’t need to turn lots of pages and paper will be saved.Computerized(计算机化) books will be used more and more.
Is Internet shoppingsuch a pleasure as going to the shop? Many people say it is not. It is apleasure to go in to shops and look at things you want to buy. It is alsounlikely that many people will want to read large texts on our computers.Because paper books will perhaps be more friendly. Maybe computers won’t changethese two habits.
1. In paragraph(段落)1it is thought people will use computers for _______.
A. playing games,shopping and making telephone calls
B. making telephonecalls, having meals and seeing films
C. seeing films, buyingfood, and going for holidays
D. playing games, makingtelephone calls and seeing the doctor
2. Which reason forusing computerized books is NOT said in the passage?
A. Computerized bookswon’t be very expensive.
B. Computers can keepmany different books in them.
C. We won’t have lots ofpages.
D. We won’t need any paper.
3. Paragraph 4 tells_______.
A. about the old and newways of shopping and communicating
B. if the Internet willchange our habits
C. about computerizedbooks
D. about future uses ofcomputers
4. The title for thispassage is _______.
A. Computers willReplace Shops and Books
B. Computers Are theFuture
C. Computers will DoEverything for Man
D. How Computers ChangeOur Habits