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Computers have their own unique language. You have to upload and download files. You need to check your email and update your website. You may need to connect to the internet or delete a virus. Sometimes you have to open your task manager or communicate with your web hosting provider.                                                                      


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Our online lessons will help you do it all. You will be able to understand most of the computer language that you would need for your job. You will look and sound like a professional computer geek.


Speak English XL Unit 5, Lesson 1


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I am downloading                    

Information                                

Off the internet                                  

I am downloading some information off the internet.                                        

Backspace key                                  

Space bar                                   

 

I mainly want to

Send e-mail                 

Surf the internet                        

Write reports for school                   

I mainly want to send e-mail, surf the internet, and write reports for school.           

Format                                       

Compact disc                                    

 

I am uploading

Some files                                          

Website                               

I am uploading some files for my website.              

F1 / Help key                            

Escape                                       

               

I am checking                                                                  

e-mail                                         

I am checking my e-mail.

Response time                                  

Fast response time                           

 

I have just                               

The computer             

For you                               

I have just the computer for you.            

Short response time  /  Slow to respond        

Computer memory    

 

I am                            

Updating

Website                               

I am updating my website.                 

Drive                                          

Hard disk / Hard drive     

 

I am

Cleaning                             

Computer

I am cleaning my computer.                      

Memory capacity

Sound card

 

I can not

Connect

Internet                

I can not connect to the internet.

CD drive                                    

Unreadable code                       

                              

The best part is that                             

The Pentium 3000      

Costs 900 dollars                      

The best part is that the Pentium 3000 costs only 900 dollars!                           

Debug  /  Debugging                

Defective disk                            

 

You need to                                     

Upgrade                                     

Computer                    

You need to upgrade your computer.             

Software program                    

Design a program                    

 

Now you will

Need to buy                 

Monitor                                

Now you will need to buy a monitor.              

Install a program                             

Integrated circuit                             

 

There is

Something wrong

Internet connection

There is something wrong with my Internet connection.

Multimedia                                

Keyboard                                   

 

I am installing                                  

New program                                    

I am installing a new program.                

ROM  /  Read only memory            

 

My computer has                           

Virus

My computer has a virus.                 

Application program                

Directory / Subdirectory           

 

You will need                    

Laser printer                                     

You will need a laser printer.                                      

Scan system for errors

Repair file

                                     

The quality                                     

Just like                              

Printed book                                     

The quality is just like a printed book.           

Interface

Zip / Unzip                                

 

How do I?

Unzip  

PDF files

How do I unzip these PDF files?

Central processing unit     (CPU)          

Random-access memory  (RAM)  

 

I am debugging                       

Computer

I am debugging my computer.

Monitor                                     

Keyboard