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Talking to Technology

Discussion Starters

Int – High Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 9–12

In this lesson, students read about personal voice assistants, such as Siri, Cortana, and Alexa. They learn about how AI agents are becoming part of society. Student review related vocabulary and discuss the impacts of this technology.

  • delegate (verb)
  • sophisticated
  • keep someone company
  • integral
  • chat bot
  • destination
  • hesitant
  • bleep out
  • profanities
  • preprogrammed
  • reported speech
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • listening with gap-fill
Task Content
  • Warm-Up Video(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Grammar Practice(Dialogue)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)