Describing Recent Technical Accomplishments in a Company
I. Pre-Listening Exercise
II. Listening Exercise
III. Post-Listening Exercise
Check the meanings
of the following words and expressions:
1. How is virtual reality technology a convenient means of gathering data using scientific means?
A. by analyzing an individual’s driving behavior as it can efficiently accumulate the results of repetitive experiments
B. by increasing the comfort of a driving environment through necessary improvements
C. by simulating a real environment without causing harm to drivers
2. What heavily rely on advanced driving simulation systems?
A. appropriate roadway patterns and useful traffic control measures
B. human factor engineering applications in automotive safety testing
C. necessary improvements such as the installation of warning or reflective signs along roadways
3. How can one further reduce traffic accidents?
A. by the alignment of freeway with buffer zones
B. by creating a virtual environment that convinces individuals that they are actually driving in a real environment
C. by not turning too late and colliding into traffic islands
4.How can the driving simulation system help increase the comfort of a driving environment?
A. by reducing the likelihood of a traffic accident if a convenient and comfortable driving environment can be provided
B. analyze an individual’s driving behavior as it can efficiently accumulate the results of repetitive experiments
C. by making necessary improvements such as the installation of warning or reflective signs along roadways
5. How are drivers able to avoid accidents from turning too late and colliding into traffic islands?
A. owing to the ability to identify danger areas that drivers encounter
B. owing to the interactive fixed-based driving simulator developed at the Intelligent Transportation System Center
C. owing to reflective warning signs that can remind them of potential roadway danger
Write a paragraph that makes an inference from statistics regarding a product or service by following this structure:
1. Briefly describe the role of a company in a particular sector.
2. Describe a unique feature of the organization in developing a particular technology.
3. Cite an example of a recent endeavor.
4. Summarize the technical accomplishments of the organization in a particular sector.