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20.2 Technology (Part 2) | Vocabulary, Elementary English

In this topic, you will learn more vocabulary to talk about technology.

Learn 16 terms related to 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 the vocabulary

Exercise 1 – Play this game to learn the vocabulary terms.

Match the words to the pictures. Sound on (????) if you want to hear the pronunciation of the vocabulary terms.

Exercise 2 – Practice using the vocabulary in context.

Exercise 3 – Speaking activity

You must use the Chrome web browser in order for this activity to work. You must also give the website permission to use your microphone. This can be found if you click the ???? symbol to the left of the URL address bar.

Let us review the vocabulary about technology

TermPart of speechDefinition
brokenadjectivenot working properly
digitaladjectiveusing computer technology
electricadjectiveusing electricity
electricitynounenergy that is carried through wires and used to operate machines
internetnouna system that connects computers all over the world
ITnoun“Information Technology”; refers to using computers to manage and process information, usually for a company; can also refer to people who work with technology
mobile (phone)noun(or cell phone); a small telephone that people take with them outside their homes
photographynounthe process of taking pictures with a camera
programnouna set of instructions that tells the computer what to do
sitenounwebsite; a place on the World Wide Web with information;, .net, .org etc
softwarenounthe programs that run on a computer (such as anti-virus software)
speakernounthe part of a computer, television, etc. that makes sound
talkverbto say words to someone, in person or over the phone
telephonenouna device used to talk and listen to someone who is somewhere else
videonouna movie, event, etc. that has been recorded so that it can be watched on a television, computer, phone, etc.
web pagenouna page of words, pictures, information that is on a website

Test your understanding about the vocabulary with the quiz below.