How to Operate Electrical Equipment

How to Operate Electrical Equipment


Vocabulary: Electrical Appliances

Air Conditioning Aire Acondicionado
Tablet Tableta
Can Opener Abre Latas
Coffee Maker Coffee Maker
Dishwasher Lavaplatos
Water Boiler Calentador
Hair Dryer Secadora de pelo
Iron Plancha
Hair Iron Plancha para el Pelo
Microwave Oven Microondas
Refrigerator Refrigeradora
Toaster Tostador
Flat Screen Pantalla Plana
CD Player Reproductor de Música
Fan Abanico
Mixer Batidora
Blender Licuadora
Rice Cooker Olla arrocera
Lamp Lampara
Speakers Parlante
Washing Machine Lavadora
Computer Computadora
Phone Teléfono

How to Describe the Function of Electrical Appliances

  1. You use this to watch movies:______________________________
  2. You use this when you want to listen to music:________________
  3. You use this to heat your food:______________________________
  4. You use this to boil water:_______________________________
  5. You use this when you want to listen to music:_________________
  6. You use this to do the laundry:________________________
  7. You use this to call your friends:________________________
  8. You use this to dry your hair:__________________________
  9. You use this to make coffee:_________________________
  10. You use this to access the internet:_____________________
  11. You use this to light the room:_________________________
  12. You use this to keep the room cold:____________________
  13. You use this to make rice:______________________________
  14. You use this to make shakes:___________________________
  15. You use this to toast bread:____________________________
  16. You use this to preserve food:___________________________
  17. You use this to straighten your hair:______________________
  18. You use this to wash the dishes:_________________________
  19. You use this to open cans:______________________________
  20. You use this to cool the room:_________________________

Teaching Ideas

  • Students will be diviced into  three teams and they will draw an electrical appliance  and the student will have to guess. The team with the more amount of right guesses wins


List of Electrical Appliances /Electrical Equipment

Make sure to introduce basic key vocabulary to understand instructions about how to operate electrical appliances, if you have internet access and a projector , you can use this quizlet flashcard to introduce the topic

  1. open
  2. close
  3. Put
  4. remove
  5. add
  6. substract
  7. push
  8. pull
  9. plug in
  10. unplug
  11. turn on
  12. turn off
  13. push
  14. press
  15. select
  16. choose
  17. turn
  18. set
  19. place
  20. hold
  21. enter
  22. Insert
  23. erase
  24. clear
  25. Take out
  26. Dial
  27. recharge
  28. drop
  29. touch
  30. Outlet


Students are gonna practice using some Quizlet Games

You can also  tell the students to classify  some of these item into the room category they belong , Some of the electrical appliance might belong to one or more categories

  1. Bedroom
  2. Dining room
  3. Living room
  4. Kitchen
  5. Bathroom

You can also tell the students to classify them according to the purpose they serve , You can review using this Quizlet Flashcards

  1. Educational
  2. Recreational
  3. Personal care
  4. Kitchenware

Students enhance their reading by answering the following worksheet  and do some other activities

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Students practice with the key vocabulary about how to operate electrical appliances using quizlet games

Students listen the Profe en Casa Video about operting electrical appliances


Students write the purpose of the electrical appliances

  1. Rice Cooker :  It is useful to make rice
  2. Coffee maker : it is useful to make coffee
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Student using the key vocabulary about operating electrical appliance will write five  sentences of their choice

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Students will create a presentation  and they will tell the classmates how to operate any electrical appliance of their choice

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