technology

Lesson plans

Young biracial couple addicted to smartphones outdoors in town

Collocations: social media (e.g. update a profile, share a post, tag someone)
Video: Social Media Detox Tips: How to Quit Social Media Forever
Speaking: discussion statements, questions

4:55

an asian woman using technology tablet

Vocabulary: biometric data (fingerprints, facial recognition, voice recognition)
Video: Mastercards trials paying with your face
Speaking: conversation questions, advantages and disadvantages, debate

1:46

a homanoid robot in a thoughtful pose

Vocabulary: personality adjectives (biased, decisive, fearless, selfless)
Vocabulary: verbs (threaten, enable, take over, wear out)
Speaking: conversation questions, debate, evaluating alternatives

4:11

a smart jacket with integrated technology

Vocabulary: smart clothing features (track, monitor, wearable chip)
Vocabulary: synonyms of “innovative” (revolutionary, pioneering, groundbreaking)
Video: Japan Smart Clothing: Researchers design clothes that monitor health.

2:46

Idiom and phrasal verb boosters