A Product

A Customer email

A Service

A Factory

Put the following words in the correct column or columns. Make ask sell efficient buy design run operate promote reliable email user-friendly improve develop launch core market operate meet visit manage lose

long-standing

safe established Guess the missing word

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

What kind of d_ _ _ _ _ _ _ could you offer us? ( money off) Does that price include postage and and p_ _ _ _ _ _ ? ( wrapping) How long has this product been on the m_ _ _ _ _? ( around) Could you send me some more i_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ? ( details) Do you have the latest Nokia m_ _ _ _? ( type/version)

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What things do you look at when buying a new product? Can you think of a time you bought something you didn’t need? What influenced your decision? Discuss this with a partner. Do you own a phone? What do you use it for? When did you buy your first phone? Do you think you could live without your phone for a week? Do you prefer to call or send a text message?

Match the phrases to the correct definition

Top-up Talk time  Pay as you go  SIM card On contract Text message
1. __________- This is when you pay the network money every month so that you can make calls. Usually you can talk for a lot of time for the monthly fee, but if you do not use the phone a lot you still pay the same money. 2. ____________ - If you pay as you use, you will pay for a fixed amount of call time credit which you then use up when phoning people. Once the credit is used up you must buy some more to use the phone. This can be cheaper if you do not use the phone a lot. 3. __________- a small, removable card which stores mobile phone data such as contact names and numbers. 4. ___________ - to add credit to your phone. 5. _____________ - The length of time you can talk on your phone without recharging the battery. 6. ______________ - messages sent using SMS and MMS.

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The iPhone is a line of Internet- and multimedia smartphones _________ and marketed by Apple Inc. It __________as a camera phone (also including ______ messaging and visual voicemail), a portable media player (equivalent to a video iPod), and an Internet client (with e-mail, web browsing, and Wi-Fi connectivity)—using the phone's multi-touch ________ to provide a virtual keyboard in lieu of a physical keyboard.

text

function

design

screen

Apple announced the ___________ iPhone on January 9, 2007 after months of rumors. The original iPhone was ___________ in the United States on June 29, 2007 before being marketed in Europe. Time magazine ________ it the Invention of the Year in 2007.

introduce

launch

name

The iPhone has various _______________ including touch screen and a _______________battery which allows for over 6 hours of web browsing or 300 hours on __________.

standby

features

long-life

In pairs discuss the following: How old do you think you should be before you get your first phone? Personally, I think that…. I am of the opinion that children should/ should…. If I had children…. I completely agree with you I’m afraid I don’t agree with you at all.
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Answers
A Product Make Market Design Buy User-friendly Improve sell efficient develop launch Promote Core Reliable A Customer Ask Email Meet Lose Visit Manage Long-standing A Service Design Buy User-friendly Sell Run Improve Market Efficient Operate Develop Launch Promote Manage Core Reliable A Factory Design Sell Run Visit Operate Buy

Put the following verbs and adjectives in the correct column or columns. Make ask sell efficient buy design run operate promote reliable email user-friendly improve develop launch core market operate meet visit manage lose

long-standing

safe established

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Answers Guess the missing word 6. What kind of discount could you offer us? ( money off) 7. Does that price include postage and and package(ing) ? ( wrapping) 8. How long has this product been on the market? ( around) 9. Could you send me some more information ? ( details) 10. Do you have the latest Nokia model? ( type/version)

What things do you look at when buying a new product? Can you think of a time you bought something you didn’t need? What influenced your decision? Discuss this with a partner. Do you own a phone? What do you use it for? When did you buy your first phone? Do you think you could live without your phone for a week? Do you prefer to call or send a text message? ANSWERS

Match the phrases to the correct definition

Top-up Talk time  Pay as you go  SIM card On contract Text message
7. __On Contract___- This is when you pay the network money every month so that you can make calls. Usually you can talk for a lot of time for the monthly fee, but if you do not use the phone a lot you still pay the same money. 8. _____Pay as you go _______ - If you pay as you use, you will pay for a fixed amount of call time credit which you then use up when phoning people. Once the credit is used up you must buy some more to use the phone. This can be cheaper if you do not use the phone a lot. 9. ___SIM card_______- a small, removable card which stores mobile phone data such as contact names and numbers. 10. ___Top up________ - to add credit to your phone. 11. ___Talk Time__ - The length of time you can talk on your phone without recharging the battery.
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12. ___Text Message___ - messages sent using SMS and MMS.
ANSWERS

The iPhone is a line of Internet- and multimedia smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. It functions as a camera phone (also including text messaging and visual voicemail), a portable media player (equivalent to a video iPod), and an Internet client (with e-mail, web browsing, and Wi-Fi connectivity)—using the phone's multi-touch screen to provide a virtual keyboard in lieu of a physical keyboard.

text

function

design

screen

Apple announced the launch of iPhone on January 9, 2007 after months of rumors. The original iPhone was introduced in the United States on June 29, 2007 before being marketed in Europe. Time magazine named it the Invention of the Year in 2007.

introduce

launch

name

The iPhone has various features including touch screen and a long-life battery which allows for over 6 hours of web browsing or 300 hours on standby.

standby

features

long-life

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