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Computer Vocabulary
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Gerunds and Infinitives
100

When a cell/mobile phone does not have buttons, it is __________.

Touch Screen

100

This is what you use to write on a computer

Keyboard

100

You use this to clean your clothes.

Washing machine

100

Change this sentence to the passive voice:

According to his office, the president does not know anything about the incident.

It is said that the president doesn't know anything about the incident.

100

He got his sister from school yesterday but doesn't remember:

1) He didn't remember to pick up his sister from school yesterday.

2) He didn't remember picking up his sister from school yesterday

2) He didn't remember picking up his sister from school yesterday

200

When your cell phone dies, you _________ it.

Charge


200

To write on a computer

Type

200

You use this to clean your plates, cups, silverware, etc.

Dishwasher 

200

Change this sentence to the passive voice:

They told me the truth

I was told the truth.

-OR-

The truth was told to me.

200

The family was in the car and wanted to get something to eat:


1) They stopped to get something to eat.

2) They stopped getting something to eat.

1) They stopped to get something to eat.

300

When you're cell phone dies, you ______ it.

Charge

300

If you do not use a cable to use the internet, it is a _________ network.

Wireless

300

You use this to change the channel and volume on the TV.

Remote (control)

300

Change this sentence to reported speech:

"Will you be able to assist in case of an emergency?" the flight attendant asked me.

The flight attendant asked if I would be able to assist in case of an emergency.

300


He did not go grocery shopping yesterday.

1) He didn't remember to go grocery shopping yesterday.

2) He didn't remember going grocery shopping yesterday.

1) He didn't remember to go grocery shopping yesterday.

400

When there is a new version of software available for your phone, it is called a(n) _____________.

Update

400

When you are filling out a form online and you are given a list of options to fill in one of the blanks, it is called...

Drop-down menu

400

When using an electronic device, you must _______ it in in order for it work.

Plug

400

The construction crew was fixing the road.

The new road was being fixed by the construction crew.

400

I didn't eat because I was so stressed out:

1) I was so stressed out, I forgot to eat.

2) I was so stressed out, I forgot eating.

1) I was so stressed out, I forgot to eat!

500

You use this in the car when you don't know how to get to your destination.

Sat nav (GPS)

500

When an electronic device has a sudden malfunction.

Glitch

500

You use this kitchen appliance to make food smaller (chop, shred, etc.)

Food processor

500

Change this sentence to reported speech:

"I don't want to think about tomorrow's exam," Natalie said.

Natalie said that she didn't want to think about think about the exam she had.

500

Playing baseball is an activity I enjoy.

1) I'd like to play baseball.

2) I like playing baseball.

2) I like playing baseball.

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