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Technology vocabulary for IELTS
For useful links, notes and exercises using these words see the lesson Technology vocabulary

word innovation advance develop progress revolution

other word forms innovative

phrase the cloud is one of the latest innovations in computer technology one major advance is in the use of computers in transport regulation

development

it is not easy to predict how this technology is going to develop the 21st century has already seen considerable progress in computer technology

revolutionary/ revolutionise

it is undeniable that computers have revolutionised our lives

word change affect influence impact

other word forms it goes without saying that the computer revolution has changed all our lives effect influential generally speaking, most techology has had a beneficial effect on our lives few inventions have had a greater influence on mankind than the computer it remains to be seen what the long-term impact of this technology will be

however.Dominic Cole’s IELTS Blog www. I believe that cell phone is the most significant techological innovation there are a minority of people who remain technophobes and do not have mobile phones or even know how to text others. necessary to have the latest stateof-the-art technology modern technology has changed the way in which we lead our lives and communicate with one another perhaps the most influential inventions are relatively simple labour-saving devices such as the vacuum cleaner more advanced technology is not always the best an example of this is how some high tech solutions are less reliable than the technology they replaced the pace of change in the computer industry means that hardware can become outdated or even obsolete within the space of 2 years word technology technological technophobe technophile example one of the disadvantages for consumers of modern technology is that it rapidly becomes obsolete simple as it is.dcielts.hence the name information technology young people have an advantage by being digital natives and having grown up with laptops and mobile phones . are technophiles and will buy the latest gadget whether they need it or not computer technology/ nowadays one of the core subjects on any school’s curriculum ICT is ICT and it is essential for school leavers to be computer literate information technology/IT digital native while computers have many possible applications.com adjective cutting-edge state-of-the-art modern labour-saving advanced high outdated example one such cutting-edge innovation is the concept of the cloud it is not always. of course. their greatest use is to allow us to exchange information .

Dominic Cole’s IELTS Blog www. we could now be said to live in the computer age word device equipment gadget appliance example we now have more leisure time because of labour-saving devices in the home such as the dishwasher a computer is no longer a luxury. if you are not computer literate in fact. but has become an essential piece of equipment for any student or employee we should not forget that many technological gadgets not only make out lives easier but are also fun to use almost all modern kitchens have several electrical appliances that save our time word connection online e-books digital cyber access to game application phrase/example have an internet connection go online e-commerce digital camera cyber-crime have access to the internet be addicted to computer games the application of IT phrase/example shop online e-ticket digital technology cyberspace access a document .dcielts.com word computer literate the computer age example it is now almost impossible to work in an office.

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