Check out this Live English Class on The Internet. Select an option below to start speaking about The Internet with a Native English teacher. We also have FREE English Vocabulary Classes for students to get started. Click here to try a FREE Vocabulary Class
In this Live English Class we will practice:
– Speaking about the impact of the internet
– Expressing your own opinion on whether the internet is a good or bad thing
– Exploring how the world has changed for younger people in recent times
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The article for this class discusses some of the main problems with the internet in today’s world:
“Even though internet usage has soared over the past few years, this technological invention is not all rosy either. Quite a few issues related to the Internet have popped up in recent years. The average consumer may not have taken notice of these threats, although some people wish they’d known about these issues sooner.”
In discussing the article and during the class you will learn lots of great vocabulary. Click here for the FREE Vocabulary Class
These words include:
Search engine – A service that searches a database.
To download – To obtain a file from the internet.
Torrent – A large data file.
To google – To search the internet.
Pop-up – A window that appears online.
Cookie – A file that remembers a user’s actions.
Portal – A website that directs users to other sites.
Banner – An advert that appears on a website.
Router – A device used to connect to the internet.
URL – The address of a website.
Ebook – A digital publication usually in PDF form.
Attachment – A file sent with an email.
WWW – World Wide Web.
Browser – A program used to navigate the internet.
Homepage – The front page of a website.
Cloud computing – Storing digital data online.
Troll – A person who harasses others on the internet.
Phishing – Sending emails to try and steal information.
VPN – Virtual Private Network.
Cyberspace – Another word for the internet.
Meme – A picture making fun of a situation.
To upload – To put data on the internet.
Bandwidth – The strength of an internet connection.
ISP – Internet Service Provider.
FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions.
Spam – Emails that are unwanted.
Intranet – An internal network of an organisation.
Spyware – Software that watches your digital activity.
VOIP – Voice over Internet Protocol.