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Unit 4 Internet

Post  Alex on Wed Sep 24, 2014 4:37 pm

Unit 4 Internet

What is the Internet?
  • A system of inter-connected computer networks.
  • Allows electronic communication in many forms around the world.
  • The sharing of data in the form of video, files, photos and information.
  • Can be used for learning, publishing, streaming, banking, shopping and many other functions.


Netspeak

The communication tools of language, abbreviated language, emoticons and other forms that are used in text-based communication. Often utilised as a shorthand used to save space or time in communicating.

  • LOL - Laughing out loud
  • BRB - Be right back
  • LMAO - Laughing my ass off
  • ROFL - Rolling on the floor laughing
  • TTYL - Talk to you later
  • JK - Just kidding
  • HRU - How are you?
  • CU - See you
  • ILU - I Love You
  • OMG - Oh My God
  • WTH - What the hell?
  • WTF - What the f**k?
  • BBL - Be back later
  • L8R - Later
  • YW - Your welcome
  • OIC - Oh, I see
  • IDK - I don't know
  • TY - Thank you
  • PLS / PLZ - Please
  • THX - Thanks
  • IRL - In real life
  • WB - Welcome back
  • GTH - Go to hell
  • GTFO - Get the f**k out
  • STFU - Shut the f**k up (very strong language)
  • DIAF - Die in a fire
  • NP - No problem
  • GF - Girlfriend
  • BFF - Best friend forever
  • BF - Boyfriend
  • ASL - Age, Sex, Location (a request for your basic information)
  • FML - F**k my life
  • TMI - Too much information
  • IMO - In my opinion
  • IMHO - In my honest opinion
  • BBS - Be back soon


Expressing Disappointment
Disappointment is unhappiness because something is not what you expected.
Page 136.  Phrases such as:

  • I was expecting it to be more exciting / fun
  • It wasn't as good as I'd expected.
  • Her performance could have been better.
  • I don't think much of it sorry.
  • I was really looking forward to... but then..
  • That's a big / real let down.
  • I expected you to tell me the truth.
  • I expect better from you.
  • I wish I had never...
  • How could you treat me like that?
  • I feel so down / so let down / so hurt
  • I wish I knew sooner.
  • That stinks / ruined my day / hurt me so much


Expressing Sympathy
Sympathy is showing compassion to someone's misfortune.
Page 137.  Phrases such as:

  • I'm sorry to hear that
  • You must be feeling terrible / awful / bad about...
  • Don't let it get you down
  • Don't take it to heart.
  • No use crying over spilt milk.
  • No use crying over something you can't change.
  • It could have happened to anybody
  • You can't win them all the time.
  • If there is anything I can do...
  • I hope its not too serious
  • Is there any way I can help?
  • What bad luck!


Expressing Sympathy and Disappointment Passage

  • Hey, Mary! What's up?
  • Not much, I'm just back a terrible date with John. I was expecting it to be more exciting.
  • Oh really? What happened?
  • He took me to a boring film and then spilt hot tea on me
  • I'm sorry to hear that. I do hope it's nothing serious.
  • It was a real let-down. I was really looking forward to having a good time with him.
  • Don't let it get you down. Is there any way I can help?
  • Yes! Could you tell John its over? I am too shy to say it. What bad luck I have with guys!
  • No problem! Not all guys are like that, it could have happened to anybody!


Dialogue Rehearsal Recording (page 36-37)

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Post  Alex on Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:59 am

Please find the homework for this week here; http://shaoguan.withme.us/t1866-unit-4-internet-homework
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