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Technology – vocabulary Look at the machine and write down what it does What it doesName of Machine Heats your house10. Boiler Lets you make calls on the move 9. Mobile Phone Plays music 8. MP3 player Uses batteries, takes photos 7. Digital camera Lets you watch movies 6. Flat screen TV Cooks food 5. Microwave Makes copies and prints 4. Photocopier Powers machines 3. Electric motor Lets you play games 2. Games console send s and connects to the internet (and many other things!) 1. Personal Computer (PC)
Pre-Listening -Do we rely too much on the technology we use? -What happened the last time your computer broke down? -Listen to the IT technician explaining whats wrong with your laptop. How much will it cost to fix?
Listen again and answer the questions Anytime before five. 8. When can you pick it up? £ What was the total cost? £70 6.How much was the battery? He cleaned it / re-installed the hard drive (windows) / put a new battery in 5. Write down one thing he did to fix the machine. Dust and ash in keyboard / hard drive full of viruses / battery was nearly dead 4. What three problems did his laptop have? Last week 3. When did he leave the laptop at the shop? PC repair shop 2. Whos it from? Colin 1. Whos the message for?
Talk about these technology questions with a partner. 1.What machines do you use everyday? 2.Do you think we rely too much on machines? 3.What is the most important invention of the last 100 years? 4.What are the advantages and disadvantages of the internet? 5. Do you use Facebook or any other social networking site? 6. Tell me about your mobile phone. 7. What machines would you wish hadnt been invented. 8. If you could invent any machine, what would it do?
Writing – argumentative text What do you think about these questions? 1. We rely on technology too much in the modern world. 2. The world would be a better place without mobile phones. 3. Write about the advantages and disadvantages of the internet. Writing Choose one of the statement to the right. Write a text explaining why you agree and disagree with it. This is an argumentative text, also: -Use paragraphs to organise your ideas -Include an introduction, body and conclusion Write 150 words