Here are some ways in which computers are used:
- Insurance companies use them to store and 2_______ details of clients’ policies.
- Production departments in companies use them to ensure they have adequate 3_______ of raw materials and 4_______.
- Banks use them for processing details of accounts and 5_______.
- Personnel departments use them to keep 6_______ of a company’s employees.
For the most part, the computers, software, and 7_______ that are needed depend on individual needs. For instance, if you’re an architect you may want a system with good 8_______ capability. If a lot of records are to be kept, then you’ll want ample 9_______, perhaps even a CD-ROM 10_______ for permanent storage of massive amounts of data. Regular disks can then be used for 11_______ copies. For desktop 12_______, you may want a monitor with a full-page 13_______ and a high-quality laser 14_______. If quality printing is not so important, then a cheaper ink-jet or even cheaper dot-matrix printer may be more suitable. If you’re in a business where you need to do a lot of 15_______, then maybe you should consider a modem, so you can communicate with other computers 16_______.
Vocabulary Bank Unit 1