Unit 2 When do you use a computer?
a manager of a company
某公司经理 talk to one’s customers
on the computer
go on the Internet
the times of trains
make travel plans
listen to music
on the Internet
search for information
do one’s homework
send email to sb.
play computer games
There is a computer in my home, and my father and I share it. My father is a manager of a company, so he often talks to his customers on the computer. He also goes on the Internet to check the times of trains, make travel plans, and buy tickets. I listen to music or watch movies every Friday night. —— Jack
There is no computer in my home. I can only use it at school. On the Internet, I search for information, do my homework and check my email. I have a friend in Australia. I can see her and talk to her on the Internet. —— Alice
We have a computer at home. My parents don’t use it. I can use it on Sundays. I send email to my friends and play computer games. But sometimes I play a lot of games and my mother doesn’t like it. —— Mike
Read the passage and match the questions with the people who answer them. 1. Who can use the computer on Sundays? Mike can use the computer on Sunday. 2. Who shares a computer with his father? Jack shares a computer with his father.
3. Who has a friend in Australia? Alice has a friend in Australia.
Check (√) the true sentences.
× 1. Jack’s father uses the computer
every Friday night.
× 2. Alice checks emails at home. √ 3. Mike likes playing computer games. × 4. Mike and his parents use their
Match the words and expression in Column A with those in Column B.
buy check go on make play share talk to search for watch work for
a company a computer customers email games information the Internet movies tickets travel plans
Complete the passage with the correct form of the words from the box. check customer information Internet movie plan search send share ticket You can use your computer to do lots of things on the (1) ________. You can (2) Internet _______ for (3) ____________ about search information planning things to do. Are you (4) _________ an evening at the cinema?
What time does your (5) _______ start movie and finish? You can (6) ______ on the check Internet. What about shopping? Many (7) __________ buy books, clothes and customers many other things on the Internet. And do you want to visit friends or family? Many people buy train (8) _______ on tickets the Internet.
You can also (9) ______ emails or speak send to friends. But remember to (10) ______ share the computer with your parents!
Answer the questions.
1. Does your father / mother use a
2. What do you do on a computer?
3. When do you use a compu
4. Do you play computer games?
What games do you play?
Now write sentences about your answers.
I have a computer at home.
______________________ a manager of a company 2. 同某人的顾客交谈 3. 通过电脑 4. 上网 _____________________ talk to one’s customers ___________________ on the computer ___________________ go on the Internet
______________________ check the times of trains
_______________ make travel plans _______________ buy tickets
listen to music _______________ _______________ watch movies
10. 在互联网上 11. 搜索信息
on the Internet _________________
search for information ____________________
____________________ do one’s homework
__________________ check email
send email to sb. 14. 发电子邮件给某人 ________________ play computer games 15. 玩电脑游戏 ___________________