English Vocabulary for Technology

Learn Technology-Related Words in English

This is a lesson to help you learn common objects and verbs related to technology in English. There are eight learning methods for you to work through, including five different games and three different types of flashcard. At the end, there are three example sentences for each word.

Vocabulary Games for

The games and flashcards are currently set to test the following [wait...] words:

Table of Contents

  • Match-the-Pairs Game
  • Memory Game
  • Basic Flash Cards
  • Spell-the-Word Game
  • Multi-Choice Test
  • Learn with Hangman!
  • "Sentence" Flash Cards
  • "Missing Word" Flash Cards
  • Example Sentences

Match-the-Pairs Game

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  • Your mission is to match each picture with the correct word in as few a clicks as possible.
  • There are three pictures in each set, and there are sets to complete.
  • Click on your first square to start. Good luck!
Ranking (Clicks)

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Memory Game

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  • Your mission is to pair pictures with their correct titles in as few a clicks as possible.
  • Click on a card to turn it. Next, try to find its partner by clicking on a second card. (If you fail to find a match with your second click, both cards will turn again.)
  • This is a memory game as well as a vocabulary-learning game.
  • Click on your first card to start. Good luck!
Ranking (Clicks)

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Hero ()
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Basic Flash Cards

Spell-the-Word Game

Spell the word represented by the picture.

Learn with Hangman!

Hangman is a classic word game. In this version, the hidden word is one of the words from the "technology" category. Choose your first letter to start.
  • Guess the hidden word by choosing one letter at a time.
  • If you guess a letter in the hidden word, then all is good.
  • If you guess a letter that is not in the hidden word, then the hangman starts to build the gallows.
  • If the gallows are completed, you lose.
  • Good luck!
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Create Your Own Version of This Game

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"Sentence" Flash Cards

Click on the box to see the word in a sentence.

"Missing Word" Flash Cards

Click on the box to see the missing word in a sentence.

Example Sentences

Here are 3 sentences for each of the following words from the "technology" category:
  • speakers, television, USB stick, webcam, wifi, camera, cursor, download, email, hacker, headphones, keyboard, laptop, monitor, mouse, password, printer, programmer, radio, save, smartphone
speakers

speakers

  • Speakers are devices that produce sound or audio output, allowing you to listen to music, movies, or other audio content.
  • Many people use speakers with their computers or smartphones to enhance the volume and quality of sound.
  • Some speakers are portable and can be carried around for outdoor or on-the-go entertainment.
television

television

  • A television, often referred to as a TV, is an electronic device that displays moving images and sound, allowing you to watch programs, movies, and news.
  • People gather around the television to enjoy their favorite shows and sports events.
  • Modern televisions come in various sizes and offer high-definition and smart features.
USB stick

USB stick

  • A USB stick, also known as a flash drive or thumb drive, is a portable storage device that can store digital files and data.
  • You can easily transfer photos, documents, and music by plugging a USB stick into a computer's USB port.
  • USB sticks are convenient for carrying important files with you wherever you go.
webcam

webcam

  • A webcam is a camera device connected to a computer that allows video chatting, online meetings, and live streaming.
  • During video calls, you can see and communicate with others through your webcam on platforms like Zoom and Skype.
  • Webcams are also used for capturing images and videos for social media and content creation.
wifi

wifi

  • Wifi is a wireless technology that enables devices like smartphones, laptops, and tablets to connect to the internet without the need for physical cables.
  • Many homes and public places offer wifi networks for easy internet access.
  • Wifi allows people to browse websites, stream videos, and send emails from anywhere within its coverage area.
camera

camera

  • A camera is a device used to capture photographs or record videos by recording images through a lens onto a digital sensor or film.
  • Photographers use cameras to capture beautiful moments, landscapes, and portraits.
  • Smartphones often have built-in cameras that make it easy for people to take pictures and share them instantly.
cursor

cursor

  • A cursor is a visible, movable indicator on a computer screen that shows the user's current position and can be controlled by a mouse or touchpad.
  • You can click and drag the cursor to select text, open files, and navigate software applications.
  • The cursor often changes its appearance to indicate different functions, such as a pointer, hand, or text insertion symbol.
download

download

  • To download means to transfer data or files from the internet or another computer to your own device, typically to save or use them.
  • You can download apps, music, movies, and documents from websites and online stores.
  • Downloading is the process of copying data from a remote server to your computer's storage.
email

email

  • Email is a digital communication method that allows people to send and receive messages, documents, and images over the internet.
  • People use email for both personal and professional communication, making it a convenient way to stay in touch.
  • Each email address is unique and serves as a recipient's digital mailbox.
hacker

hacker

  • A hacker is a person with advanced computer skills who may attempt to gain unauthorized access to computer systems, networks, or data.
  • Some hackers use their skills for illegal activities, while others work as cybersecurity experts to protect against cyber threats.
  • It's important to have strong security measures in place to prevent hackers from compromising sensitive information.
headphones

headphones

  • Headphones are audio devices that are worn over the ears to listen to music, podcasts, or other audio content privately.
  • Many people use headphones while commuting, working out, or simply enjoying their favorite tunes without disturbing others.
  • There are various types of headphones, including over-ear, on-ear, and in-ear models, each offering different levels of comfort and sound quality.
keyboard

keyboard

  • A keyboard is an input device with a set of keys that allow you to type letters, numbers, and symbols into a computer or other electronic devices.
  • Typing on a keyboard is a common way to enter text and commands, whether you're writing an email or playing a computer game.
  • Keyboards come in various layouts, including the standard QWERTY layout.
laptop

laptop

  • A laptop is a portable computer that can be carried around and used in various locations, such as homes, offices, and cafes.
  • Laptops are convenient for tasks like browsing the internet, working on documents, and watching videos on the go.
  • They typically have a built-in screen, keyboard, and touchpad or mouse.
monitor

monitor

  • A monitor is a display screen that is used with a computer or other electronic device to view images, videos, and text.
  • Computer users connect a monitor to their desktops or laptops to have a visual interface for their tasks.
  • Monitors come in various sizes and resolutions, offering different levels of clarity and detail.
mouse

mouse

  • A mouse is a pointing device that is moved across a surface to control the movement of the cursor on a computer screen.
  • Clicking and dragging with a mouse allows you to interact with icons, buttons, and files on your computer.
  • There are different types of mice, including optical and wireless models, each offering unique features and capabilities.
password

password

  • A password is a secret combination of characters, numbers, and symbols used to protect access to online accounts, devices, and data.
  • It's important to create strong and unique passwords to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information.
  • Many websites and applications require users to enter their passwords to ensure security.
printer

printer

  • A printer is a device that produces physical copies of digital documents, images, or photos on paper.
  • People use printers to create hard copies of important documents, school assignments, and photos.
  • There are different types of printers, including inkjet, laser, and all-in-one models that can scan and copy in addition to printing.
programmer

programmer

  • A programmer is a person who writes and develops computer programs or software applications.
  • Programmers use various programming languages to create software that performs specific tasks or functions.
  • Software developers and coders are examples of programmers who play a crucial role in the tech industry.
radio

radio

  • A radio is an electronic device that receives and plays audio broadcasts, including music, news, and talk shows.
  • People tune in to their favorite radio stations to enjoy music or stay updated on current events.
  • In addition to traditional radios, there are digital radios and online streaming services that offer a wide range of content.
save

save

  • To save means to store or preserve digital files, documents, or data on a computer or other electronic devices.
  • It's essential to save your work regularly to prevent data loss in case of a computer crash or power outage.
  • Most software applications have a "Save" option that allows you to save your progress or changes.
smartphone

smartphone

  • A smartphone is a mobile phone with advanced features, such as internet access, app support, and a touchscreen interface.
  • People use smartphones for communication, social media, photography, navigation, and countless other tasks.
  • Modern smartphones are versatile devices that have become an integral part of daily life.
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.