In this lesson we’ll watch and listen to a short report on the changes in British manufacturing industries.
Discuss these topics with your partner / group:
- What is the difference between manufacturing industries and service industries?
- Which is bigger in your country: the manufacturing sector or the service sector?
- What is the future for manufacturing?
- Would you rather work in manufacturing or in service?
Before watching and listening, think about this question:
What is the likely cause of the decline in Britain’s manufacturing industries?
Before listening, check that you understand the meaning of these words:
|Word||Part of speech|
|on the verge||noun phrase|
Now watch the video: