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B Complete the factfile about Samsung with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.
Samsung 1) (set up) in Taegu, Korea, in 1938 by Byung-Chull Lee. At that time, Samsung General Store (its original name) 2)_____(sell) dried fish, vegetables and fruit to China. Samsung (which means three stars in Korean)
3) (grow) quickly.
In the 1970s, Samsung 4)______ (move) into industry and many new Samsung companies 5) (create), e.g. Samsung Shipbuilding. During this decade, Samsung also 6) ______ (develop) its home electronic business. In 1976, one million black-and-white TV sets 7)_______ (produce). The next year, colour televisions 8) (export) for the first time.
In the 1980s, Samsung 9)______ (put) its energies into technology, and new products 10)________ (introduce) to the global market. In 1987, Samsung’s Chairman, Byung-Chull Lee, 11)____(die) after almost 50 years in charge of the company. His son, Kun-Hee Lee, 12)____ (become) the new chairman of Samsung.
3c Read this story about another global giant, i.e. the first McDonald’s, and put the verbs into the correct form.
1 The parking lot was full, the lines were long, and customers 1) (leave) with an arm-full of food and a smile on their face. Kroc 2) (stop) to see what
3) (go on): “You’ll get the best hamburger you ever ate for fifteen cents. And you don’t have to wait and mess around tipping waitresses.”
2 The McDonald brothers 4) (do) for hamburgers what Henry Ford 5) (do) for cars.
3 Ray Kroc 6) (open) his own first hamburger stand in suburban Chicago in 1955.
4 The brothers — Mac and Dick McDonald — had started the fast-food stand in 1940, but 7) (not achieve) real success until eight years later.
5 Over the years, operators
8) (develop) successful additions to the menu such as the Big Mac, Filet-O-Fish, and Egg McMuffin.
6 Ronald McDonald, the ‘Hamburger-Happy Clown,’ 9)___(create) by Willard Scott, a local television announcer.