Module 7 Computers
Unit 2 When do you use a computer?
If you say “Yes”, please stand up. ? Do you have a computer at home? ? Do you usually use a computer? ? Do you like computers?
? Do you play computer games?
a manager of a company
talk to one’s customers
on the computer
go on the Internet
make travel plans
search for …
listen to music
read books and magazines
send emails to friends
download music and films
buy things online
play games on
look at photographs on the computer
use a computer for school work
take part in chat groups
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.
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
1. There is a computer in my home, and my father and I share it. 在我家里有一台电脑，我和爸爸共用。
share作动词，意为“共用，分享”。若要表 示“和某人分享某物”， share后面直接跟表 事物或情感的名词作宾语，常用share sth with sb。 如： Jack often shares his apples with his sister. I really want to share my happiness (快乐) with you.
2. On the Internet, I search for information, do my homework and check my email. 在因特网上我搜索信息，做作业，检查邮件。
information是不可数名词, 有 “消息, 情报, 知识, 见闻” 的意思, 没有复数形式。 如：Can you give me any information on this matter? 关于此事，你能给我提供什么消息吗？
3. But sometimes I play a lot of games and my mother doesn’t like it. 但有时我玩太多游戏，妈妈就讨厌它。
sometimes是副词，意为“有时候，有时”， 表示频率，常和一般现在时连用。 sometimes常位于行为动词之前，系动词、情 态动词或助动词之后。 如：Linda sometimes goes to the park with her parents. sometimes还可以位于句首或句末。 如：Sometimes Mary does her homework at school.
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.
√) the true sentences.
× 1. Jack’s father uses the computer
every Friday night.
× 2. Alice checks emails at home. √ 3. Mike likes playing computer
× 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 things to do. Are you (4) _________ an planning evening at the cinema?
movie What time does your (5) _______ start
and finish? You can (6) ______ on the check
Internet. What about shopping? Many
customers (7) __________ buy books, clothes and many other things on the Internet. And do you want to visit friends or family?
tickets Many people buy train (8) _______ on the Internet. You can also (9) ______ emails or send speak to friends. But remember to (10) ______ the computer with your parents! share
Answer the questions.
1. Does your father / mother use a computer? 2. What do you do on a computer? 3. When do you use a computer? 4. Do you play computer games? What games do you play?
Now write sentences about your answers. I have a computer at home.
share … with… 1.和某人分享…… ___________________ 2. 同某人的顾客交谈
_____________________ talk to one’s customers
3. 通过电脑 4. 上网 ___________________ on the computer ___________________ go on the Internet
5. 检查火车时间表 ______________________ check the times of trains 6. 制定旅行计划 7. 买票 _______________ make travel plans _______________ buy tickets listen to music _______________ _______________ watch movies
11. 搜索信息 12. 做家庭作业
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 ________________ 15. 玩电脑游戏 ___________________ play computer games