Today's World

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps with words from the list.
When finished, press "Check" to see the corrected text.
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   available      constant      done      globe      idea      increasingly      laptops      ourselves      pace      sign      smart      spare      speeding      status      survived      text   
Technology is up the world. All over the , there has been a large increase in the sales of and phones.
We wonder how we without pagers, remote controls, e-mail and messages.
We long for the slower of life we had in the past, but at the same time we enthusiastically sign up for messaging services, evening classes and sports clubs.
The of doing nothing has become terrifying and unacceptable. To be seen to have time is a sign of low .
When invited to lunch, it is not to be too soon. Arriving late is even becoming a of status!
More and more of us are living in a state of activity, accepting an heavy workload and never stopping to ask why.
Is it all worth it?