You should say,
● what it is
● how you know it
● how to use it
● And explain why it is useful
(what it is) (how you know it) I always had a tough time buying groceries. After a hard day’s work, it was tiring to stand in a long queue at the supermarket and purchase them. I was vigorously looking for alternatives when a friend of mine told me about this prepaid app called “Fresh to Home”. I installed it from the playstore.
(how to use it) After the initial registration, there was an option called “Wallet”. You have to fill your wallet and then place orders. I filled the wallet with a sum of Rs. 500. Then I proceeded to the store to select vegetables. They sell a variety of items ranging from diced banana stem to grated coconut, from bakery products and confectionaries to cosmetics. Also, you can decide the frequency of delivery with the “subscribe” button which will list options like ‘daily’, ‘alternate days’, ‘weekends’ or ‘custom schedule’ where you can custom your own schedule. The only thing to remember is to ensure that your wallet is not empty. You have to place orders before 8:00 PM the previous day to get it delivered at your doorstep the next morning at 6:00 AM.
(And explain why it is useful) It has saved a great deal of time. I’m relieved of the nightmare of waiting in the long queues. Also, their service is excellent. They deliver it on time every day. It is an easy-to-use and friendly app, and I’m thankful to my friend who told me about this.
Prepaid (verb) – pay for in advance
Eg: She gifted the couple with a prepaid gift card.
Playstore (noun) – Google’s official pre-installed app store on Android-certified devices. It provides access to content on the Google Play Store, including apps, books, magazines, music, movies, and television programs.
Eg: I installed the English learning app from google playstore.
Wallet (noun) – a pocket-sized flat folding case for holding money and plastic cards.
Eg: Her Wallet was full of money.
Nightmare (noun) – a very unpleasant or frightening experience or prospect.
Eg: It was a great nightmare for her to find her way through the crowd.
1. What is the importance of apps in a person’s life?
(Give a direct answer to the question) (Explain your reason or reasons) Apps can easily be installed from the play store. They serve various purposes. (Give an example) For example, an app called Urban Company offers household doorstep services like haircuts, repair of electrical appliances, plumbing, etc. There are apps for learning English, paying electricity bills, delivering food items, grocery, etc. They can be used from anywhere, anytime. So, they have become indispensable to human life.
2. Are there any drawbacks to apps?
(Give a direct answer to the question) (Explain your reason or reasons) Some apps consume a lot of storage. So, it becomes a problem when installing new ones. So, you have to clear your cache constantly. Apart from this, there are no drawbacks.
3. Are these apps helpful in making honest relations?
(Give a direct answer to the question) (Explain your reason or reasons) Some apps promote friendship. But there is no credibility to the information provided. It is up to the user to be smart when establishing relationships through apps.
4. How can technology make our life easier?
(Give a direct answer to the question) Technology, if used wisely, is a boon. (Explain your reason or reasons) They help us a great deal in our daily lives. (Give an example) For example, air-conditioners and refrigerators are very helpful in hot countries. The former transforms your atmosphere by making it cool while the latter helps to keep the food safe. They help us to improve our lifestyle.
5. Why are mobile phones gaining popularity?
(Give a direct answer to the question) (Explain your reason or reasons) They are easy to carry and can be used from anywhere in the world. Besides, their costs are affordable. They have a lot of built- in features that make life easier. People use it not only for communication but also to listen to music, watch movies, and play games. So, it is quite natural that they are gaining popularity.
Indispensable (adj) – absolutely necessary.
Eg: Water is indispensable to human life.
Constantly (adv) – continuously over a period of time; always.
Eg: Sheela was constantly battling with her fears.
Promote (verb) – support or actively encourage (a cause, venture, etc.); further the progress of.
Eg: Kevin was advised to promote his product by making campaigns.
Boon (noun) – a thing that is helpful or beneficial.
Eg: The newly constructed lane will be a boon to the pedestrians.
Popularity (noun) – the state or condition of being liked, admired, or supported by many people.
Eg: In the 1960s, the actor was at the peak of popularity.