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Computer Basics: What is a Computer?

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Video Length: 2:47

Updated on: 10/13/2020

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a short informational video about computer basics and what exactly a computer is. It includes discussion questions, conversation, and other speaking activities about computers. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes sections on word choice and countable / uncountable nouns. The grammar exercise features possessive adjectives and objective pronouns. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

Computers are all around us, and they play an important role in our lives. But what exactly is a computer? We're going to answer that question and give you an overview of some of the different types of computers you might use.

Lesson Activities

Computers, Hardware, Software
Short Answers, True / False
Verbs, Nouns, Word Choice
Possessive Adjectives / Objective Pronouns
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Computers, Hardware, Software

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