What is automation? Here you can find a simple definition from the Oxford dictionary: Automation in English:
[mass noun] The use or introduction of automatic equipment in a manufacturing or other process or facility
1940s (originally US): irregular formation from automatic + -ation.
At school we saw a short but very effective video about industrial automation. See it here below:
HOMEWORK: now, dear students, please complete your chart after watching this other video about automation at home, to simplify our present and future life. Watch the video all the times you need, then we will correct your homework at school next Friday.
And here another video that could be interesting for you. The benefits of automation.
WORKSHEETS: BDA before-during-after activities
Photo credit: ABB Automation