Aug 1, 2016

Collocations 26: Computers

73 cards
, 157 answers
  • Common collocations referring to Information Technology — Flashcards
    • 1. to go  . . . 
      online

      1. 2. to connect to the  . . . 
        Internet

        1. 3. to send  . . . 
          e-mail

          1. 4. to browse the  . . . 
            web

            1. 5. to open the  . . . 
              search engine

              1. 6. to enter the  . . . 
                web address

                1. 7. to  . . . 
                  press
                  ‘enter’

                  1. 8. to  . . . 
                    access
                    website

                    1. 9. to  . . . 
                      put in
                      address

                      1. 10. to  . . . 
                        reply
                        to e-mail

                        1. 11.  . . . 
                          hit
                          ‘replay’ >  . . . 
                          compose
                          your message >  . . . 
                          press
                          ‘send’

                          1. 12. to  . . . 
                            forward
                            the message

                            1. 13.  . . . 
                              home
                              address

                              1. 14. to  . . . 
                                download
                                the picture

                                1. 15. to  . . . 
                                  save
                                  it to a disk

                                  1. 16. to  . . . 
                                    attach
                                    the file

                                    1. 17. to  . . . 
                                      access
                                      information

                                      1. 18. to  . . . 
                                        receive
                                        a lot of spam

                                        1. 19. to  . . . 
                                          navigate
                                          website

                                          1. 20.  . . . 
                                            broadband
                                            connections

                                            1. 21. to  . . . 
                                              hack
                                              into computers

                                              1. 22. to  . . . 
                                                maintain
                                                web page

                                                1. 23. the computers  . . . 
                                                  crash

                                                  1. 24. to  . . . 
                                                    re-install
                                                    the program

                                                    1. 25.  . . . 
                                                      online
                                                      shopping

                                                      1. 26. the computer is  . . . 
                                                        down

                                                        1. 27. to  . . . 
                                                          delete
                                                          a file

                                                          1. 28. to  . . . 
                                                            hold
                                                            records on computer

                                                            1. 29.  . . . 
                                                              hard
                                                              copy

                                                              1. 30. to  . . . 
                                                                burn
                                                                CD

                                                                1. 31.  . . . 
                                                                  predictive
                                                                  text

                                                                  1. 32.  . . . 
                                                                    ring
                                                                    tone

                                                                    1. 33. to  . . . 
                                                                      display
                                                                      images

                                                                      1. 34. to  . . . 
                                                                        record
                                                                        video

                                                                        1. 35. to  . . . 
                                                                          download
                                                                          the games

                                                                          1. 36. great  . . . 
                                                                            graphics

                                                                          2. Quizzes
                                                                            • Match the words with their collocations.
                                                                              • 1. browse  . . . 
                                                                                the web
                                                                                1. a chat room
                                                                                2. the web
                                                                                3. an option
                                                                                4. a message
                                                                                5. the web address
                                                                                6. online
                                                                                7. to the Internet
                                                                                8. a file
                                                                                9. a website

                                                                              • 2. be connected  . . . 
                                                                                to the Internet
                                                                                1. a website
                                                                                2. online
                                                                                3. to the Internet
                                                                                4. a message
                                                                                5. a file
                                                                                6. an option
                                                                                7. the web
                                                                                8. a chat room
                                                                                9. the web address

                                                                              • 3. enter  . . . 
                                                                                a chat room
                                                                                /  . . . 
                                                                                the web address
                                                                                1. to the Internet
                                                                                2. a file
                                                                                3. the web address
                                                                                4. an option
                                                                                5. the web
                                                                                6. online
                                                                                7. a website
                                                                                8. a message
                                                                                9. a chat room

                                                                              • 4. access  . . . 
                                                                                a web site
                                                                                1. online
                                                                                2. a website
                                                                                3. a message
                                                                                4. the web
                                                                                5. to the Internet
                                                                                6. the web address
                                                                                7. an option
                                                                                8. a chat room
                                                                                9. a file

                                                                              • 5. compose  . . . 
                                                                                a message
                                                                                1. a file
                                                                                2. the web
                                                                                3. an option
                                                                                4. online
                                                                                5. a message
                                                                                6. the web address
                                                                                7. to the Internet
                                                                                8. a chat room
                                                                                9. a website

                                                                              • 6. attach  . . . 
                                                                                a file
                                                                                1. a chat room
                                                                                2. a website
                                                                                3. online
                                                                                4. a file
                                                                                5. a message
                                                                                6. the web address
                                                                                7. to the Internet
                                                                                8. the web
                                                                                9. an option

                                                                              • 7. go  . . . 
                                                                                online
                                                                                1. an option
                                                                                2. online
                                                                                3. a chat room
                                                                                4. the web
                                                                                5. a message
                                                                                6. the web address
                                                                                7. a file
                                                                                8. to the Internet
                                                                                9. a website

                                                                              • 8. visit  . . . 
                                                                                a chat room
                                                                                /  . . . 
                                                                                a website
                                                                                1. a message
                                                                                2. to the Internet
                                                                                3. the web address
                                                                                4. the web
                                                                                5. an option
                                                                                6. a chat room
                                                                                7. online
                                                                                8. a website
                                                                                9. a file

                                                                              • 9. select  . . . 
                                                                                an option
                                                                                1. a website
                                                                                2. to the Internet
                                                                                3. a message
                                                                                4. the web
                                                                                5. online
                                                                                6. an option
                                                                                7. a chat room
                                                                                8. a file
                                                                                9. the web address

                                                                            • Choose the correct collocation.
                                                                              • 1. It is very important for websites to be  . . . 
                                                                                maintained
                                                                                .
                                                                                1. hacked into
                                                                                2. maintained

                                                                              • 2. Sam spends hours every evening  . . . 
                                                                                connected
                                                                                to the Internet.
                                                                                1. accesses
                                                                                2. connected

                                                                              • 3. I don’t  . . . 
                                                                                receive
                                                                                as much spam as I used to.
                                                                                1. crash
                                                                                2. receive

                                                                              • 4. Is it an easy website to  . . . 
                                                                                navigate
                                                                                ?
                                                                                1. reinstall
                                                                                2. navigate

                                                                              • 5. How can I  . . . 
                                                                                burn
                                                                                a CD on this computer?
                                                                                1. burn
                                                                                2. enter

                                                                              • 6. It’s a good idea to keep a  . . . 
                                                                                hard
                                                                                copy of all important documents.
                                                                                1. fast
                                                                                2. hard

                                                                              • 7. Be very careful not to  . . . 
                                                                                delete
                                                                                your work.
                                                                                1. delete
                                                                                2. select

                                                                              • 8. Do you do a lot of  . . . 
                                                                                online
                                                                                shopping?
                                                                                1. online
                                                                                2. computer

                                                                            • Answer this computer quiz.
                                                                              • 1. What may you have to so with your computer programs if your computer crashes?
                                                                                1. save the work
                                                                                2. re-install the programs
                                                                                3. delete a file

                                                                              • 2. What must you do regularly so you don’t lose the document you are working on?
                                                                                1. put in the correct address
                                                                                2. save / back up the work
                                                                                3. send an attachment

                                                                              • 3. What must you be careful not to do accidentally?
                                                                                1. delete or erase a file
                                                                                2. re-install the program
                                                                                3. send an attachment

                                                                              • 4. What should you check if you’re not able to access a web page you want to look at?
                                                                                1. put in the correct address
                                                                                2. re-install the program
                                                                                3. the e-mail will bounce

                                                                              • 5. What is Google?
                                                                                1. predictive text
                                                                                2. a search engine
                                                                                3. your home address

                                                                              • 6. If you don’t put the right address on an e-mail, what will happen?
                                                                                1. the e-mail will bounce
                                                                                2. an attachment will send
                                                                                3. the picture will download

                                                                              • 7. How do you replay to an e-mail that you have received?
                                                                                1. send an attachment
                                                                                2. hit ‘replay’, compose message, press ‘send’
                                                                                3. forward the message

                                                                              • 8. If you want to get a picture from the Internet and save it to your own computer, what do you have to do?
                                                                                1. send an attachment
                                                                                2. download the picture
                                                                                3. hit ‘replay’, compose message, press ‘send’

                                                                              • 9. If you want to send a message you have received on to someone else, what do you do?
                                                                                1. hit ‘replay’
                                                                                2. compose message
                                                                                3. forward the message

                                                                              • 10. If you want to e-mail a document to someone, what do you normally do?
                                                                                1. compose message
                                                                                2. send an attachment
                                                                                3. forward the message

                                                                              • 11. If you want to work on a document at home, where will you e-mail the document?
                                                                                1. to the Internet
                                                                                2. to your home address
                                                                                3. to the search engine

                                                                              • 12. What feature on a mobile phone allows you to text someone more rapidly?
                                                                                1. predictive text
                                                                                2. browser
                                                                                3. a search engine

                                                                            • Complete these sentences.
                                                                              • 1. Her phone has got a very irritating  . . . 
                                                                                ring
                                                                                tone.
                                                                                1. hard
                                                                                2. ring
                                                                                3. predictive

                                                                              • 2. Has your computer got a broadband  . . . 
                                                                                connection
                                                                                ?
                                                                                1. browser
                                                                                2. message
                                                                                3. connection

                                                                              • 3. Some people think that too many records about us are  . . . 
                                                                                held
                                                                                on computer these days.
                                                                                1. saved
                                                                                2. held
                                                                                3. downloaded

                                                                              • 4. Did you read about that teenager who  . . . 
                                                                                hacked
                                                                                into the Pentagon’s main computer?
                                                                                1. hacked
                                                                                2. browsed
                                                                                3. accessed

                                                                              • 5. I want a mobile phone that will let me  . . . 
                                                                                access
                                                                                my e-mails when I am away from home.
                                                                                1. access
                                                                                2. back up
                                                                                3. hold

                                                                              • 6. My sister e-mailed me this wonderful video  . . . 
                                                                                clip
                                                                                of her new baby.
                                                                                1. clip
                                                                                2. tone
                                                                                3. record

                                                                              • 7. This computer screen has great resolution and so displays  . . . 
                                                                                images
                                                                                very well.
                                                                                1. images
                                                                                2. games
                                                                                3. tones

                                                                              • 8. In this computer exercise you have to  . . . 
                                                                                select
                                                                                the right answer, A, B, C or D.
                                                                                1. select
                                                                                2. navigate
                                                                                3. delete

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