Questions 16 to 18 are based on the recording you have just heard.

Directions: In this section, you will hear three recordings of lectures or talks followed by three or four questions. The recordings will be played only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A), B), C) and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
  • A About half of current jobs might be automated.
  • B The jobs of doctors and lawyers would be threatened.
  • C The jobs market is becoming somewhat unpredictable.
  • D Machine learning would prove disruptive by 2013.
  • A They are widely applicable for massive open online courses.
  • B They are now being used by numerous high school teachers.
  • C They could read as many as 10,000 essays in a single minute.
  • D They could grade high-school essays just like human teacher.
  • A It needs instructions throughout the process.
  • B It dose poorly on frequency, high-volume tasks.
  • C It has to rely on huge amounts of previous data.
  • D It is slow when it comes to tracking novel things.