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SESSION 6: COMPUTERS AND YOU

1. Answer these questions about the computer you are using. Then compare your answers with a partner. 1. What brand is your computer? 2. What is the operating system of your computer? DOS MacOS WINDOWS Lynux

3. Which web browser(s) does your computer use? 4. How many buttons are there on your mouse? 5. Does your computer have a CD-ROM drive? And a DVD-drive? And USB drives? 6. Find these keys on your keyboard. Check each key as you find it and write the symbol next to its name Return (enter) Space bar shift Tab Delete Control Escape hyphen or dash period or dot comma colon right parenthesis slash at symbol

2. Match these word-processing terms with their definitions. Then compare your answers with a partner.

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click highlight

file menu

cursor icon

window word processor

1.a list of computer operations 2. a box on the screen that shows information 3. a small picture or symbol 4. text or other data stored together with a special name 5. software for creating text files 6.press and release the button on the mouse 7.a little arrow on the screen that moves when you move the mouse 8.select text/images with the mouse

3. Match these word processing commands with their definitions below. new print cut and paste open copy save close save as

1. Duplicate highlighted text /images to put somewhere else: …………… 2. Preserve the contents of a document: …………………………………. 3. Cut text/images from one place and put them somewhere else: ………… ………………………. 4. Open an existing document: ……………………………………………
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5. Create a new document: ……………………………………………….. 6. Send the contents of a document to the printer: ……………………….. 7. Close the document without quitting the word processor: ……………. 8. Save the contents of a document under a new file name: ……………… ………………….

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