ACTIVITY 167: You
are going to listen to a
technology correspondent being interviewed on a
radio features programme. For questions 1-10, listen
to the interview and complete the statements or
answer the questions as briefly as you can. In most
cases you can use figures or just one or two words.
Then check the
audio transcription and the answers.
1. Most of the work in the Colchester factory is done by.
How long does it take to produce finished components now?
And how many men are needed? .
It used to take
to produce finished components.
And how many men were needed? .
What does the Fanuc plant produce in a month? .
How many men look after the night shift at Fanuc? .
The Government grant received by the Colchester plant was
How much money has the Department of Industry set aside for FMS? .
The Rolls-Royce plant has
increased its productivity by.