- How do you go to your office/school?
- Have you already ridden a double-decker bus?
- announce /uh-NOUNS/
- produce /pruh-DOOS/
- gain /geyn/
- energy /EN-er-jee/
- technology /tek-NOL-uh-jee/
[verb] – to make something known or tell people about something officially
The president has announced that government spending will be boosted in the coming year.
[verb] – to make something or bring something into existence
She’s asked me to produce a status report on the project.
[verb] – to get something that is useful, that gives you an advantage, or that is in some way positive, especially over a period of time
The mayor has gained a lot of support from the doctors and nurses.
[noun] – the power from something such as electricity or oil that can do work, such as providing light and heat
The energy generated by the windmill helps the people on the mountain.
[noun] – (the study and knowledge of) the practical, especially industrial, use of scientific discoveries
Since the introduction of new technologies, company profits have doubled.
True or False:
- The oil and gas company BP has been announced as Aberdeen’s corporate partner for its hydrogen goals.
- Hundreds of jobs might be produced in the next ten years if the city becomes a significant hydrogen hub.
- Granite City does not have a fleet of hydrogen-powered double-decker buses yet.
- BP insists on investing in renewables despite its huge engagement in the fossil fuel business and environmentalist criticism.
- BP gained approval to drill off the coast of Aberdeen at the Vorlich area in 2019.
Fill in the blanks:
- In the exam, there’s sure to be a question on __________.
- What do you hope to __________ from the course?
- He will __________ tonight that he is resigning from office.
- This __________ is up to date .
- Art books are expensive to __________.