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72 talking to technology

Talking to Technology

Discussion Starters

Int – High Int

In this lesson, students read about personal voice assistants, such as Siri, Cortana, and Alexa. They learn about how AI agents are becoming part of society. Student review related vocabulary and discuss the impacts of this technology.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 2–2.5 hours
  • 6 pages
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • listening with gap-fill
Vocabulary
  • delegate (verb)
  • sophisticated
  • keep someone company
  • integral
  • chat bot
  • destination
  • hesitant
  • bleep out
  • profanities
  • preprogrammed
Grammar
  • reported speech
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Review A
  • Vocabulary Review B
  • Grammar Practice
  • Discussion