Unit 1. Basic knowledge and common uses of computers

Topic A: Basic knowledge of computers

  • System unit
  • Basic parts of a computer system
  • Hard drive, USB drive, and printer

Topic B: Start a computer system or program

  • Start and shut down a computer system
  • Start a program
  • Close a program

Topic C: Online communication

  • Email and video conferencing
  • Social networking

Topic D: Common uses of computers in society

  • Computers at home
  • Computers in education and business
  • Computers in healthcare and science/engineering

Unit 1 Self-test


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