Learn key phrases and vocabulary to help you discuss different types of technology, their uses, advantages and disadvantages, and the impact of social media.
Read the Spanish and choose the option that best summarises each statement.
La tecnología puede ser peligrosa porque en la red no todo el mundo es quien dice ser.
There are dangerous people online
Not everyone is who they say they are
Everyone shares too much information
Los móviles son prácticos para mandar mensajes rápidamente.
Mobiles are practical for sending messages quickly
Making quick calls is practical
You can read messages quickly
Lo que me preocupa es el ciberacoso. Creo que es un problema creciente.
Cyber attacks are worrying
There are many worrying problems
Cyber bullying is a problem
Mi ordenador no funciona muy bien porque el teclado está roto.
The computer is old
The keyboard is broken
The screen is cracked
Creo que los jóvenes hoy en día están mejor informados gracias a las redes sociales.
Young people are grateful for social media
Young people use social media every day
Young people are well informed
Listen to the Spanish and choose the correct statement to summarise what each person says.
Identity theft is a risk
There is too much personal information online
It's best to make up an identity
It's helpful to get advice online
It's an easy way to meet people with similar likes
I like creative apps where you can share ideas
My parents think I spend too much time on my phone
My parents won't let me use my mobile phone midweek
My parents think that mobile phones are a waste of time
It's an advantage if you have lots of friends online
It's better to socialise with people face to face
Social media is great for socialising
Tablets increase the time spent online
Tablets make learning more fun
Tablets are interactive