Conversation Questions about Computers
A computer is a programmable machine. The two principal characteristics of a computer are:
It responds to a specific set of instructions in a well-defined manner and it can execute a prerecorded list of instructions.
Questions about Computers: General Questions
- Do you know a lot about computers?
- How often do you use computers?
- Can you access the internet at home?
- What type of computer would you like to have in the future?
- Do you have a printer at home?
- What are two disadvantages of using smartphones and tablets?
- What do you think about Cybercafes? are they still useful?
- What are you looking for in a good computer?
- Do you like a job in which you have to use computers?
- Do you spend too much time online?
- Does your mother of father know how to use a computer?
- Do computers make life easier?
Questions about Computers: Software
- Do you use Microsoft Office or Open Office?
- Do you use Windows or Linux?
- What software should come pre-installed on computer?
- What software do you use to keep your computer clean?
Questions about Computers: Websites
- Do you visit English websites?
- What websites do you visit in a regular basis?
- What is your favorite internet browser?
- What are two browser that you would recommned?
Questions about Computer: Security
- What antivirus do you have in your computer?
- What antivirus have you tried in the past?
- Do you rely on a fremium version of an antivirus to protect your computer?
- What measure do you take to protect yourself from hackers?
- Are you concerned about making bank transactions in your computer?
Questions about Computers: Devices
- What do you think is more useful? Smartphones or Tablet?
- Have you ever used an Apple computer? what do you think about them?
- What do you think about the Apple MacBook Air?
- What do you use more? Cellphones or Computers?
- What do you think about desktop computer?
- Do you have a laptop? Wha’s your laptop brand?
- Have you ever considered buying a Chromebook?
Questions about Computers: The Cloud
- Do you have a cloud storage device?
- Where do you save your photos?
- Have you ever used dropbox?
Questions about Computers: Entertainment
- Do you play computer games in your computer?
- Do you download movies or music from the Internet?
- Do you use your computer to check or update your social media profiles?
- Do you usually store movies and music in your computer?
- Do you use your computer to play video games?
- What are some advantages of using social networks?
Questions about Computers: Emails
- What email service do you use?
- What do you like to use the most? Gmail or Outlook?
- Have you ever tried the Yahoo email service?
- Do you get a lot of junk mail?
- Do you usually check email in your computer or another device?
Learning about Computers
- Do you know any computer programming languages?
- Do you take computer classes in school?
- What do you think about computer classes taught in schools?
- What do you think about computer- related jobs?
Quotes about Computers
Give your students a chance to analyze these quotes so you can discuss them in class.
One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.–Elbert Hubbard
Humanity is acquiring all the right technology for all the wrong reasons.–R. Buckminster Fuller
The great myth of our times is that technology is communication.–Libby Larsen
All of our technology is completely unnecessary to a happy life.–Tom Hodgkinson
Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.–Christian Lous Lange
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