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Handout 1(Lesson 1)

Activitiy 1

Using the diagram below, write the many uses of computers today.

Group : _____________

References Made
List the uses of computers for the following
people:

Students:

1.
2.
3.

Children
Uses of computers
1.
2.
3.

Businessmen

1.
2.
3.
Activity 2

Using the notes that you have written in Activity 1, write 3 simple sentences on the uses of computer for each of the category.

Students

1. Some students use the computers to ..................................................


2. .................................................................................................................
3. ................................................................................................................
4. ................................................................................................................

Children

1. Children use the computer to ...............................................................


2. ...............................................................................................................
3. ...............................................................................................................
4. ...............................................................................................................

Businessmen

1. Many businessmen use the computers to ............................................


2. ...............................................................................................................
3. ...............................................................................................................
4. ...............................................................................................................
Handout 2 (Lesson 1)

Writing an article

Question

You have been asked to write an article for your school magazine entitled “The Uses of Computers”. Using the following notes, write out your
article.

The Uses of Computers

Students Children Businessmen Office Workers

 Obtain information  Play games  Advertise products  Store data


 Do assignments  Educational  Sell on-line  Type letters
programmes

When writing your article

 You must use all the points given


 Elaborate the given points
 Your article must be more than 120 words
Handout 3 (Lesson 1)

Read the article and fill in the spaces with the correct information to complete the paragraphs. Use all the points given in the question.

Title ________________________________________________________

By-line By : __________________________________

Introduction Computers are very popular today. They are used for by all sorts of people. They are used by students,

businessmen and office workers and even by laymen. We rely on the computers and the Internet almost every day.

Today, we find computer in use everywhere – in our homes, in offices, in banks and in numerous other places.

Many schools are also equipped with computers. Students benefit from the computers in many ways. They can
Use of
computers .............................................................................................................................................................................................
by students
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Parents are encouraging their children to develop computers skills for many reasons. Children can use the
For children computers for many reasons. They use the computers for fun, recreation and for educational purposes. They

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Businessmen also find the computers as useful tools. The computers allow them to ........................................

For .............................................................................................................................................................................................
businessmen
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Office workers can use various programmes to complete their tasks. In the office, computers are used for

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For office Furthermore, computer have various another uses. One can also use the computer for ...................................
workers
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Computers play a very important role in our lives. ................................................................................................


Conclusion
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