Many of us live in a very digital world and we need lots of technology vocabulary to speak about it. Perhaps one of the most difficult aspects of learning this vocabulary is prepositions. Today we’ll help you get them right.
Voice message Jorge from Colombia
advices you can give meX – what advice can you give me?
Gym and exercise Vocabulary, proverbs – AIRC75
Voice message from Ricardo from Alicante
Voice message from Lorenzo living in Germany
Prepositions for a digital world
Prepositions of time | in, on and at – AIRC325
The Prepositions Out, Up, Of and Off – AIRC139
Dependent prepositions – Nouns followed by a preposition – AIRC116
Dependent prepositions – Adjectives followed by a preposition – AIRC115
Dependent prepositions – verbs followed by a preposition – AIRC114
Prepositions at the end of questions and phrasal verbs – AIRC51
I have some information on my phone / on the screen / in the cloud / in my email
Are you on our email list?
Have you subscribed to the podcast?
Download from the cloud to your device
Upload data from your phone to the cloud
Let’s connect on/through Zoom, Skype, Teams etc.
I’m not at my computer
I work in web design, app development. I work for Google
Are you on LinkedIn, Instagram? (on the platform)
A drop-down menu
Back up data/files/folders
Hook up cables
Log in / sign in – password needed
Log on to a website – no password needed
Sign up for a service
Key in a password
Turn on/off – power up/down – shut down
Scroll through Twitter (scroll = desplazarse)
Pop up (window/menu)
Set up an app
The site’s gone down – TicTok is down
Filter out spam
To send out – multiple copies of an email
…and now it’s your turn to practise your English.
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