Talking about high-tech gadgets (upper intermediate level) [Learn English 67]

source: EF podEnglish    2008年3月27日
Learn how to describe the latest high-tech gadgets in English. In this advanced English lesson you will see people talking about mobile phones, PDAs and computers using compound adjectives. You will learn several of the most common compound adjectives for describing technology and how to form your own compounds.

--Look at my new fancy gadget. (my new, cool electronic device)
--It's a PDA. (Personal Digital Assistant)
--It's a wireless, multi-platform, web-enabled browser which can surf on the Internet.
--It's a solar-powered, voice-activated, memory-expandable phone.
# order of adjectives: size-shape-color-origin-material-function
--She has a small square black laptop computer.