Verbs used in computing

From Teflpedia
IPA vowels
æ ɑː
trap father - start
e
dress face square
ɪ ɪə
kit fleece near
ɒ əʊ ɔː
lot goat taught
ʊ ʊə
foot goose mature
juː jʊə
cute cure
ʌ ə ɜː
strut comma nurse
ɔɪ
price mouth choice

The following alphabetical list of verbs used in computing may be used as warmers, for mindmaps, vocabulary ELT games and conversation questions.

A-C[edit]

  • access /ˈækses/ - click (double click) - compile - configure - connect - convert - copy - create - debug /ˌdiːˈbʌɡ/ - delete - develop /dɪˈveləp/ - download /ˌdaʊnˈləʊd/ - drag /dræg/

E-K[edit]

  • edit /ˈedɪt/ - enable - enter - execute /ˈeksɪkjuːt/ - flag /flæg/ - format - forward - handle - highlight - install /ɪnˈstɔːl/ - key in

L-R[edit]

  • load /ləʊd/ - log in - log out - manipulate /məˈnɪpjuleɪt/ - parse /pɑːrz,BrE pɑːrsAmE/ - paste - perform - press - process /ˈprəʊses, ˈprɒsesAmE/ - program /ˈprəʊɡræm/ - run

S-T[edit]

  • save - scroll /skrəʊl/ - scroll down - scroll up - search /sɜːrtʃ/ - select /sɪˈlekt/ - shut down - store - strike - translate - transform /trænsˈfɔːrm/ - trigger /ˈtrɪɡər/ - type

U-Z[edit]

  • undo /ʌnˈduː/ - unzip - upload - view - write - zip

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