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Consolidado I 2020 – 10

Course:

Professional English II

Faculty : Ingineering Industrial


Names : MADAID MENDOZA HUACHACA
Date : 7/05/2020

Instructions:

1. Before watching the video, answer Part A.


2. Then, watch the video named ‘Coronavirus Outbreak: The impact COVID-19 is
having on the global economy’ at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cGLrSpaf4o
3. Answer the comprehension questions according to the video in part B.
4. Use a dictionary to look up new words whenever it is necessary.

A. Before watching the video:

1. Look up the following words and write their definition. (3pts)

• Lockdown (noun): a state of isolation or restricted access instituted as a


security measure.
• Pandemic (adjective): A pandemic is an epidemic of disease that has spread
across a large region, for instance multiple continents or worldwide
• Lay off (noun): an act of making people unemployed because there is no
more work left for them to do
• Shut down (phrasal verb) IN BUSINESS: Closing a business and ceasing to
operate a business
• Spread (verb): open out (something) so as to extend its surface area, width,
or length.
• A retailer (noun) COMMERCE: the sale of goods to ultimate consumers,
usually in small quantities (opposed to wholesale).

2. Find an image that represent the following words. (1pts)


• Physical distancing

• E-learning
B. During the video:

3. What has become ‘the new normal’ due to this pandemic? Fill in the blanks.
(3pts)
a. Empty .
b. Thousand laid of
people were fired or for the
loading store closed. .
c. shut down.
d. gatherings banned.
e. restrictions.
f. Physical .

4. What are some of the industries that have been hit? (3pts)
a. The oil industry
b. Transport
c. Wholesale trade 
d. Manufacturing
e. business services
f. Recreation & persona
g. And many others non-essential services.

5. What’s the attitude of Prof. Wolf about this pandemic? (1pt.)


a. He’s optimistic because people will work and interact differently the
crisis will motivate capability development.
b. He’s worried since people are locked down and that defines what can
be produced or not produced.
c. He’s hopeful this situation will change soon.

6. What are some of the services that were able to ‘go digital’? (2pts)
a. telecommunications applications.
b. E-learning
c. ONLINE GYMNASTICS
d. Food delivery services and groceries.

7. What’s the attitude of Prof. Frost about this pandemic? (1pt.)


a. He’s optimistic because people will work and interact differently the
crisis will motivate capability development.
b. He’s worried since people are locked down and that defines what can
be produced or not produced.
c. He’s hopeful this situation will change soon.
8. What is true about hair salons, spas, movie theatres and the tourism
industry? Check ✓ on the line. (1pt.)
a. They can go digital too.
b. They are 80% of the economy.
c. They can’t switch to a digital platform. ✓

9. What is a particular industry that is experiencing both positive and negative


effects from COVID-19? (1pt.)
The oil industry

10. What is the one of the benefits according to Mr. Kirkegaard? (1pt.)

Drop of oil price

11. Look at the ads in the minute 4:28 and find two words with a prefix. (1pt.)
Over loans , offering .

12. Look at this other ad and answer. (1pt.)


a. When will this location probably open? April 1, 2020
b. Will people be able to attend this gym at 7:00 pm on March 16? Not,
will attend this gym at 8.00 pm

13. What do they finally recommend at the end of the video? (1pt.)
Companies with low cash and low credit rating are going to be in trouble and
wash your hands this video was not useful at all.

The end