Unit 9 – Tech Savvy

This course involves situations related to technology and tech problems. You'll analyze clips, listen to audio recordings, post in the student forum, and fill out worksheets.

What You'll Learn

  • How to include questions within questions and statements
  • How to use separable phrasal verbs like turn on, plug in, and throw away.
  • How to use how to + verb, where to + verb, etc.
  • How to talk about problems with technology and how things work
  • How to give different opinions with expressions like Don't you think...?
  • How to use You know what I mean? to ask someone to agree

WORDS TO LISTEN FOR

Clip Time. This means you'll be watching the clips you downloaded. Have the clip bonus vocabulary list ready.

Pause. If I tell you to pause the video, it means you need to write something in your notebook then push play again.

Vocabulary list. Take out the vocabulary list for the unit and spend a few moments studying.

Worksheet. Time to work on the lesson worksheet you downloaded.

DON'T FORGET!

Forums

There will be blue boxes on many pages with forum tasks. To get the best experience, remember to do these tasks before moving to the next topic.

Exams

Every unit has an exam. Some have checkpoint exams to make sure you don't forget earlier units. If you don't pass after 2 times, contact me for help.

Help

If you ever get confused, you can email me or post a question to the unit forum.

Warm Up

How tech savvy are you? What electronic gadgets do you use in your everyday life? Do you ever have technical problems? Can you fix them? Write your answers in your notebook.

 

Now that your English muscles are stretched out, let's learn!

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