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Choose interactive play mode. As you watch, answer the questions (gap fill, multiple choice, true or false). When you answer the question, press the right arrow --> to continue the video.
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A guy explains the various uses of facial recognition technology in our world today.
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5 minutes 27 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
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Listening comprehension
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Advanced (C1), Upper-intermediate (B2), Proficient (C2)
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Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
What does "creeping" mean, in relation to facial recognition technology?
Moving closer, especially in a not so obvious way
Scaring people in a sneaky way
2. Choose the correct options.
What 3 companies mentioned currently use facial recognition technology?
Snapchat, Instagram, Apple
Snapchat, Facebook, KFC
Snapchat, Facebook, Apple
3. Choose the correct options.
Around 15% of Americans are in facial recognition databases?
4. Choose the correct options.
What does "to single sb. out" mean?
To check whether sb. is in a relationship.
To differentiate / isolate sb. from a group.
5. Fill the gap.
Computers use artificialto analyze all this data.
6. Choose the correct options.
Computers need to analyse only a dozen photos before they can successfully recognise faces?
7. Choose the correct options.
The same technology can be used on us:
law-abiding citizens
long-abiding citizens
8. Fill the gap.
Now this may soundor sci-fi, but the Government are using facial recognition right
9. Fill the gap.
Now you may be thinking, "I've never committed a crime, "my face isn't gonna be in a police.
10. Choose the correct options.
You need to have committed a crime for your face to be in a police database.
11. Fill the gap.
The government is adding facial recognition technology to its network ofsurveillance cameras located throughout the city.
12. Match the two halves.
To jaywalk / jaywalking.
To cross a street when the pedestrian traffic light is red / when it is unsafe.
To resort to sth.
to do sth. because no other options/choices are remaining/possible
To curb sth.
to limit/reduce sth. that could be harmful/negative
13. Fill the gap.
It's right there in theof service that none of us ever
14. Fill the gap.
Facebook and Google alone are predicted to make 106 billion fromthis year.
15. Choose the correct options.
What does "to file a patent" mean?
Exclusively have the right to do a specific thing.
Put something away in storage so nobody can get it
16. Fill the gap.
But that same data can also be used to trackand predict what items you might buy in the future.
17. Choose the correct options.
Where would you "draw the line" when it comes to facial recognition?
to set the limits/boundaries
to vandalise sth.
to remove
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