ТОР 5 статей:
2c Which decade do the following statements go with?
1 People in the USA thought that Microsoft was top company.
2 The company started making software abroad.
3 Sales of one particular product were very good.
4 Microsoft helped people after the terrible events in the Indian Ocean.
5 Gates and Allen started the company.
6 Microsoft became more interested in selling computers to people than to companies.
7 Microsoft had problems in Europe.
2d Find words in the text that mean:
1 an idea that you think is true
2 the programs that a computer uses to do different jobs
3 gave most of its time or attention to this
4 an area of land where company (or university) buildings are
5 a short, clever phrase that is used in advertising
6 made a new product available
E Using your own words answer the questions.
· How did Microsoft change between 1975 and 2007?
· What do you think were the three most important years for Microsoft?
A Make questions about the start of the Italian company Fiat. Then listen and check your questions and answers to them.
1 When / Fiat / set up? When was Fiat set up?
2 Where / cars / test / in the early years?
3 When / car adverts / aim / at women for the first time?
4 Which newspaper / buy / by Fiat in 1926, Corriere della Sera or La Stampa?
5 What / set up / in the late 1920s?
6 Where / Fiat cars / construct / in the early 1930s?