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TECHNOLOGY


I. Monologue

1. Question

Talk about a piece of technology that you can’t live without.

You should say:

· name of that item

· its appearance

· the time/ occasion when you got it

· its uses

· frequency of using it / time of using it per day

· its pros and cons

2. Useful language

a. Vocabulary

NOUN

VERB (PHRASES)

· mobile phone/ cell phone

· computer

· desktop PC

· laptop

· tablet

· smart watch

· television

· camera

· speaker

· headphone

· techie

· gadget

· keep in touch with

· listen to music

· watch videos

· check email

· surf the web/Internet

· speak/talk to people

· communicate with people

· sent texts/messages

· save time

b. Structures

- I got it for ... .

- I got it as ... .

- I like ........... because..............

- It is a part of …

- I use it for …

- It is useful/necessary for ....

- It allows me to ....

- It makes ... easier/more interesting.

- It offers (me) …

- I can’t live without …

II. Dialogue

1. Situation

You have 10 millions VND and you want to buy a piece of technology. Ask and answer about each other’s decisions.

You should include:

· name of that item

· its brand name

· its colour / size /...

· reasons for your choice

· its uses

· its benefits to your learning / work

2. Useful language

· What / you want / buy if you have ...?

· What make/brand...?

· What colour...?

· What size...?

· Why do you....?

· What.....for?

· What can it help / your learning / work?