We can (29) _______ other
people in many different ways. We can talk and write, and we can send messages
with our hands and faces. There is also the phone (including the mobile!), the
fax, and e-mail. Television, film, painting, and photography can also
Animals have ways of
exchanging information, too. Bees dance and tell other bees where (30) _______
food. Elephants make sounds that humans can’t hear. Whales sing songs. Monkeys
use their faces to show anger and love. But this is nothing (31) _______ to
what people can do. We have language - about 6,000 languages, in fact. We can
write poetry, tell jokes, make promises, explain, persuade, tell the truth, or
tell lies. And we have a sense of past and future, not just present.
Radio, film, and television
(32) _______ a huge influence on society in the last hundred years. And now we
have the Internet, which is infinite. But what is this doing to this? We can
give and get a lot of information very quickly. But there is (33) _______
information that it is difficult to know what is important and what isn’t.
Modem media is changing our world every minute of every day.