Fill the gaps using the words from the box
A ____________ is a computer used to prepare documents or letters, or the software that is used for this purpose. Many people use their computers for ____________, e.g. writing letters and reports. A lot of business people use _____________ (= a program used to enter and arrange numbers and financial information) and ____________ (= programs which allow you to store, look at or change a large amount of information quickly and easily). Some people also use graphics (= the pictures and symbols a computer program can produce).
More and more people are becoming ____________ (= have experience of working with computers and know how to use them) as many programs and machines are so _________ (= easy to use). You can now connect your computer to computers all over the world using the__________(= a system that allows computers to connect using telephone lines). People send each other ______________(electronic mail) messages using this system or ____________.
If your computer is slow it may need more ____________ it may ________(= stop working) if there is not enough memory or if it has a ______(= a software problem; also a _________). Make sure you make a _____________ of your work (= an extra copy on a disk).
1.9 Match the computer terms on the left with the definitions on the right.
1.10 Try to give definitions to the computer terms below following the definition formula:
Atoolbaris abarthatcontains buttons for the most commonly-used commands in a computer.
A=the word we want to define
B=the general group or class that includesA
C=the characteristic(s) that make(s)Adifferent from other examples ofB