|I sometimes wonder what life will be like in the future.
|Life has changed so much in just the past few years.
|I’m sure that there are still big changes that are coming.
|Do you think we’ll still drive cars?
|Maybe we’ll get into computerized vehicles that we won’t have to drive.
|We’ll just push a few buttons, and the vehicles will take us to wherever we have to go.
|Maybe there won’t be roads.
|We might just fly through space to get where we want to go.
|Instead of telephones, we’ll just use our computers.
|We’ll be able to see each other when we talk.
|That type of thing is already happening.
|Maybe we won’t have to cook our meals.
|We might be able to push buttons to order whatever we want.
|A nice roast beef dinner, or an ice cream sundae, might just pop out of a machine.
|It would be nice to have a robot to clean the house for you.
|In the past few years, computers have been extremely important.
|People used to write to each other through the mail.
|Now, people communicate so much more frequently through E-mail.
|Most of my friends own computers.
|If we had all of these things to do the work for us, what would we do?
|We would still need people to program the computers.
|We could spend more time being creative, rather than doing everyday chores.
|The future holds many surprises.
|I’m sure that technology will become even more and more amazing.
|When my parents were young, they had never even seen a color television.
|Nobody owned a computer.
|It doesn’t take long for things to change a lot.
|Who knows what amazing things are in store for us?
More English listening lessons for intermediate level:
Lesson 08: Giving a Speech