The world is getting smaller
The moment we mention someone else, during our leisure(空暇时间) talking with friends, they would say they know that person. At that time, we always cry out,” what a small Qingdao!”
With the progress of science and technology, more and more modern forms of transportation(【美】运输工具) appear nowadays. Buses, trains and ships have come into use for nearly a century, and traveling by air is getting common in our days. We are able to get to Washington by air form Beijing in hours. A hundred years ago, the trip would take us tow months. The times when man could only travel by foot is gone for good(永远). In addition, vehicles(运载工具) can carry goods to any from every corner of the world. So, wherever you go now, you can find the commodities(商品) more or less similar.
Communication between people is becoming more convenience and frequent(频繁的) in this great era(时代) full of information. Now, people can call each other with visual telephones. Besides, the internet is amazing for people to contact(接触) each other. In a minute, the event happens in any country will be know by the whole world. You can stay at home and work for a company at the same time with the help of fax(传真机), telephone and e-mail. Although in urgent(紧急的) need of learning advanced technology, many people cannot study abroad because of limit income and time. Now they can take courses through the internet. They have classes on line; they graduate at any time available. Moreover, people can inquire(询问) the doctors on internet. A lot of the internet citizen have already visited web site of medicine for information related to health.
In conclusion, with the development of science and technology, the world will be getting smaller and smaller.