Technology Pt. 1 | Elementary Vocabulary

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Describing Technology in English

Technology has revolutionized the way we live, work, and communicate. It has enabled us to perform tasks more efficiently, connect with people around the world, and access information and resources that were once inaccessible. Technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, and its impact on society is expected to grow in the coming years.

Learn 17 words to describe technology

Use these flashcards to learn the meaning of the terms for this unit. You can also practice the pronunciation by listening to the audio on each card.

Practice Exercises for Technology Vocabulary

Exercise 1 – Play this word search game to review the vocabulary

Exercise 2 – Practice using the vocabulary in context

Exercise 3 – Listening activity

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Let us review the vocabulary about technology

TermPart of speechDefinition
keyboardnounthe set of keys with letters, numbers, and symbols used with a computer
laptopnouna small computer that can be carried
machinenouna piece of equipment that works when it has power from electricity, gas, etc.
memorynounthe information that a computer can store
menunouna list of things you can choose from. On the computer, you can choose what the computer does
modelnouna version of a product (for example, iPhone 7, 8, 10)
mousenouna small device that you move with your hand to control the pointer and click on the computer
MP3 playernouna device that plays audio files (such as music)
offadjectivenot on; the device is in a position that stops the electricity, gas, etc.
onlineadjectivedone over the internet
passwordnouna secret series of numbers or letters that allows you to use a computer system
PCnoun“Personal Computer”; a computer made for individual use; sometimes refers to non-Mac computers
printernouna machine that is used for printing documents, photos, etc. from a computer to paper
screennounthe flat part of a computer, phone, television that shows the pictures and text
textverbto send someone a written message on a mobile phone
websitenouna place on the World Wide Web with information;, .net, .org etc
worknoun / verba job one has to earn money / to do things for your job