COMMUNICATION AND IT 沟通和信息技术

COMMUNICATION AND IT | 沟通和信息技术

Technology plays a huge role in people’s everyday lives. A mere click, tap, or swipe helps us to stay in touch with friends and family, keep up to date with what’s going on, and find the information we need.

YOU MIGHT SAY/HEAR

I’ll give you a call later.

我迟点打回来。

wǒ chí diǎn dǎ huí lái

I’ll email you.

我会给你发邮件。

wǒ huì gěi nǐ fā yóu jiàn

What’s your number?

你的号码是多少?

nǐ de hào mǎ shì duō shǎo

This is a bad line.

信号不好。

xìn hào bù hǎo

I don’t have any signal.

我的手机没信号。

wǒ de shǒu jī méi xìn hào

May I have your email address?

可以告诉我你的电子邮件吗?

kě yǐ gào sù wǒ nǐ de diàn zǐ yóu jiàn ma

The website address is

…网址是…。

wǎng zhǐ shì

What’s the WiFi password?

无线网络的密码是什么?

wú xiàn wǎng luò de mì mǎ shì shén me

It’s all one word.

是一个字。

shì yī gè zì

It’s upper/lower case.

大写/小写。

dà xiě/xiǎo xiě

VOCABULARY

post

发布

fā bù

social media

社交网络

shè jiāo wǎng luò

email

电子邮件

diàn zǐ yóu jiàn

email address

电子邮件地址

diàn zǐ yóu jiàn dì zhǐ

internet

互联网

hù lián wǎng

WiFi

无线网络

wú xiàn wǎng luò

website

网站

wǎng zhàn

link

链接

liàn jiē

icon

图标

tú biāo

mouse

鼠标

shǔ biāo

keyboard

键盘

jiàn pán

app

应用软件

yìng yòng ruǎn jiàn

data

流量

liú liàng

mobile phone

手机

shǒu jī

landline

固定电话

gù dìng diàn huà

phone call

电话

diàn huà

text message

文字短信息

wén zì duǎn xìn xī

voice mail

语音信箱

yǔ yīn xìn xiāng

touchscreen

触屏

chù píng

screen

屏幕

píng mù

button

按钮

àn niǔ

battery

电池

diàn chí

cable

电线

diàn xiàn

to make a phone call

打电话

dǎ diàn huà

to send a text

发信息

fā xìn xī

to post (online)

(在网上)发布

(zài wǎng shang) fā bù

to download/upload

下载/上传

xià zǎi/shàng chuán

to charge your phone

给手机充电

gěi shǒu jī chōng diàn

to switch on/off

开/关电源

kāi/guān diàn yuán

to click on

点击

diǎn jī

YOU SHOULD KNOW…

There are two main translations for computer: 电脑 which means “electric brain” and 计算机 which means “calculating machine”.

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