After a quick greeting, use the following questions as a guideline to form an interesting conversation with your tutor. Feel free to diverge from these suggestions if anything interesting comes up.
- Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Technology has made the world a better place to live. Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion.
- What benefits has technology brought to the world?
- What negative aspects has technology brought to the world?
- In what ways have you engaged in technology?
Skip this section if you have 15 minute plan. Read the word/expression and definition out loud, and your tutor will go over anything you do not understand. Practice creating a sentence or two to make sure you know how to use the word/expression properly.
|industry||(n) particular form of economic or commercial activity
Regardless of what industry you work in, technology has the power to influence what you do.
|science||(n) systematically organized body of knowledge
Many new technologies are based in science.
|practical||(adj) concerned with the actual doing of something
Technology is beneficial when it solves a practical issue.
|noteworthy||(adj) interesting, significant
Someday, she wanted to make a noteworthy discovery.
|innovate||(v) make changes in something established
Technology comes when people innovate and aren’t afraid to make mistakes.
|enhance||(v) intensify, increase or improve the quality of
With the ease of technology, many say that it has enhanced their life.
|do away with||(expression) discard
There was no way that he could ever do away with his phone.
|get back||(expression) receive something you had before
With modern technology, he believed he could get back so much extra time.
|turn up||(expression) appear suddenly
With the speed of new technology, she felt that new things just turned up.
|game plan||(expression) strategy for achieving success
Before any new innovation, it’s important to have a game plan so you know you’ll succeed.
Read the following quote out loud.
“Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.”
― Christian Lous Lange