5 of the Worst Computer Viruses Ever

a. Watch the video and take notes about five of the worst computer viruses of all time and how exactly they became so powerful.

b. Role Play: Work with your partners in small groups and imagine getting a computer virus attack. Tell about your stressful experience, use previous information and play your role!

c. Homework: write a 100 -140 words paragraph comparing the computer viruses described in the video.

Data Security

a. Watch the video and complete the online activities

b. Take notes of new words and update your word list

c. Complete the test

d. Read about key threats to data security and how keeping data secure (Don’t forget to update your word list!).

e. Write 5 questions in order to check your classmates’ understanding.

What is Cyber Crime? – Definition, Types and Examples

a. Read the text “What Is Cyber Crime? – Definition, Types and Examples”, check definitions, upload your word list and watch the video.

b. Pair work: read the text again, have a look at the list of cybercrimes and discuss these questions: Which crimes are the most dangerous? What measures can be taken by governments to stop cybercrime? Is our privacy in danger?

c. Write a detailed summary of your discussion and present it to the rest of the class.

Everyday cybercrime and what you can do about it

a. Watch the video and take notes and/or write key words and sentences.

b. Share your opinion (and notes) with your partner. Watch the video again if you need (you are allowed to use your mobile). If you prefer you could also read the interactive transcript here.

c. Write a Video Review. Worksheet here

d. Answer the following questions: 1. Why should you ask yourself “Is this the information that I want to share? Would someone be able to abuse it?” – 2. How do criminals look like? – 3. Why did James Lyne pay one of these cybercriminals to attack his own website? – 4. How can we get infected?

Grace Hopper: She taught computers to talk

a. Watch (without subtitles) the following video “Who is Grace Hopper?” and take notes about key events in her life:

b. Compare your notes with your partner’s

c. Watch the video again (with English subtitles) and check your notes.

d. Read the text “Grace Hopper: She taught computers to talk” PDF

e. Complete your Word List with new words

f. Explain and write your opinion on the following quotes: