Vocabulary• Portable• Compact• Feature• Hot word• FunctionIpods are portable because they are small.My phone’s features include a camera and an mp3 player.To turn the TV on, just say the hot word.The phone has many features in such a compactdeviceThe main function of the camera is to take pictures.
Key phrases• This technology’s key feature is….• The positives about this technology arethat …• The negatives about this technologyare that …• Problems could arise because …
3D Printers• The technology’s key feature is it can printthings in 3D.• The positives about this technology are thatcomplex designs can be made easily andquickly.• A negative about this technology is that it isvery expensive.• Problems could arise because people canprint off dangerous or illegal things.
An American court recently ordered a companyto remove the instructions to a printable gunfrom it’s website. In two days it wasdownloaded 100,000 times.
These are a new Google productcalled Google Glass.Watch the videoand use the keyphrases to make
GoogleGlass• This gadgets key featureis….• A positive about thisgadget is …• A negative about thisgadget is …• Problems could arisebecause …
•I will give you information about 3pieces of technology.•Two will be modern.•One will be old.•Use the information to make thefour key phrases.Activity One.
Game.•We will use your clues to play a game.•Each team will read out their clues.•The other teams have to guess what thetechnology is.•When you know write it down on yourwhiteboard and raise your hand.•If you guess after:1 clue – 4 points2 clues – 3 points3 clues – 2 points4 clues – 1 point