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People in Britain now spend [more / many] time watching TV, gaming, and using their mobile phones and computers [from / than] sleeping. Research by the British communications agency Ofcom found that Britons [usage / use] technology for 20 minutes longer than they spend [slept / sleeping] . The average U.K. adult uses technology for eight [hours / hourly] and 41 minutes a day. They sleep [by / for] an average of eight hours and 21 minutes. One of the biggest reasons for [these / this] is broadband and wi-fi. People can get online [almost / about] anywhere, so they spend more time online. Many people make telephone calls or surf the web [while / as] watching television. Television was the most [popular / popularity] activity. Adults watched an average of three hours a day.

The study looked [at / as] technology and different age groups. It found that six-year-olds [understand / understanding] how to use technology at the same [level / grade] as 45-year-olds. Another [finding / found] was that people understand [digitally / digital] technology most when they are 14 or 15. A doctor said technology is [changing / changed] the way people communicate with [each / one] other. Dr Arthur Cassidy warned that we are becoming more and more [pro-social / anti-social] . He said we are moving away from face-to-face conversations because of technology. He [added / multiplied] that people are becoming addicted to their smart phones. Technology also [mean / means] people are working at home after they get home from work.

 
 

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