167 : English Vocabulary and Expressions – Cloud storage, Database, Techie, and Unplug

In today’s episode, you will learn new English vocabulary words and expressions related to the topic of computers and technology. You will also hear tons of real-life stories that will help you understand the words and expressions more. This episode will give you the vocabulary and expressions you need to speak fluently in English about this topic.

TODAY’S ENGLISH RESOURCE

TODAY’S ENGLISH VOCABULARY

Cloud (storage)

Meaning: A computer network where files and programs can be stored, especially on the internet.

  • Sentence 1: All the photographs are kept on the cloud rather than on hard drives.
  • Sentence 2: It’s a good idea to save it to the hard drive of your computer as well as to a jump drive and a cloud storage account.
  • Sentence 3: Consider storing an electronic backup on cloud storage or on external media elsewhere.

Database

Meaning: A structured set of data held in a computer, especially one that is accessible in various ways.

  • Sentence 1: The national education database stores all information about student graduation statistics, school attendance, and testing data.
  • Sentence 2: The library lists all books available on an electronic database that is easily accessed via Wi-Fi.
  • Sentence 3: A comprehensive movie database lists every film ever made with statistics, actors, and other key information.

TODAY’S ENGLISH EXPRESSIONS

Techie

Meaning: Someone who is very good or an expert in or enthusiastic about technology, especially computing.

  • Sentence 1: Mark is a techie who enjoys coding.
  • Sentence 2: To run a successful IT team, you need to be more than just a techie.
  • Sentence 3: The latest innovation came from a bunch of young techies in the computer lab.

Unplug

Meaning: Disconnect (an electrical device) in order to recharge mentally or emotionally.

  • Sentence 1: I unplug every Saturday and turn off my notifications and work email.
  • Sentence 2: Greg found it vital to unplug every evening during dinner with his family.
  • Sentence 3: To encourage eye contact and reduce addiction, Kevin often unplugs from social media.

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Anathole muberwa
Anathole muberwa
3 months ago

Good lesson Tiffa i try to run english in all ways .

shafi'e osman ali
shafi'e osman ali
3 months ago

The way u exlplain really i liked

Nabiya Abdulqadir
Nabiya Abdulqadir
3 months ago

Teacher can’t say how can i say

Luiz Augusto
Luiz Augusto
2 months ago

Good one! Thanks, teacher!

Jackson
Jackson
2 months ago

Such a great lesson

Francois luckendy
Francois luckendy
2 months ago

I love this channel but i like to speak english a lot

Liber
Liber
1 month ago

Tiffani, you are The Best.
This podcast is very good and I learned two new expressions that I didn´t know.
Thanks you.

Moina masarayh
Moina masarayh
1 month ago

Thanks u so much u help me alot

Shakh Raju Ahamed
Shakh Raju Ahamed
1 month ago

Hi

Shakh Raju Ahamed
Shakh Raju Ahamed
1 month ago

This is my first lesson I’m hearing from you. In fact not enjoying, though i understand fully your lecture.

idriss
idriss
1 month ago

Thanks

Leures
Leures
1 month ago

Good lesson Thiffani.

Leures
Leures
1 month ago
Reply to  Leures

Sorry, Tiffani

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