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How Do I Improve My Technology Vocabulary?

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  • Written By: Felicia Dye
  • Edited By: Melissa Wiley
  • Last Modified Date: 08 November 2016
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The first thing that you should do to build your technology vocabulary is to find a technology dictionary, which will help you with other measures that you take. Start reading relevant publications or visiting technology websites. If you have the opportunity, you should consider taking a class or attending a technology event. Developing vocabulary games and making friends with people who love technology can also be beneficial options.

There are numerous ways to improve your technology vocabulary, and for the best results you should try more than one method. You should begin by finding a technology dictionary, which can be used to help you along the way. If you think that you will need to use this resource when you are away from a computer, you may want to purchase a print dictionary. Otherwise, you should be able to access one online. If you choose an online technology dictionary, you may be able to find one that allows you to receive a word of the day by email.

Reading technology publications should be a major help. There are a wide variety of magazines, books, and websites. As these are written in different styles, tones, and for individuals with different level of knowledge, you should be able to find something that is suitable for you. There are also a number of technology-focused programs that you can watch on television. Some of these give in-depth explanations on their featured subject, which should be highly beneficial to you.

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Classes, conferences, and seminars are also great options for improving your technology vocabulary. Even if you are not currently enrolled in school, you may be able to find a non-curricular course. Spending several weeks regularly engaged in course study will help you to not only broaden your technology vocabulary, but it will help you become more comfortable using it. If taking a class is not an option, you can consider shorter events.

Develop technology vocabulary games. This is likely to be easier and you may be more apt to follow through if you have children and you get them involved. You can make developing a technology vocabulary a family goal, and it can be achieved in a fun way. If you have a large family, it will keep things interesting if each person is allowed to develop a game.

Finding a friend who is obsessed with technology can help you to achieve your goal. You could arrange for the individual to tutor you, but this may not be necessary if you choose the right person. People who are immersed in the technology world tend to spew information on a regular basis. If you begin to spend time with a group of individuals like this, your technology vocabulary should improve very quickly.

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