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donderdag 19 november 2015

Tech News

Watch the video for a breakdown of the latest tech news.

Read the following expressions and their definitions.
  • go beyond national disasters: include more than national disasters
  • A is the social media equivalent of B: doing A on social media is similar to doing B in another context
  • to be out of touch with other countries: not aware of what is going on in other countries

Read the assignment before watching the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. Name the main news items brought to you in this update.

  2. Make separate notes for each item.

  3. Write a fitting headline for each item.

  4. What is Lunapic?

  5. Why is Facebook criticized? Name two issues.

  6. Do you agree with the critical voices against Facebook? Explain your answer.

  7. Explain the pros and cons of Google’s latest free offer.

Extra speaking assignment
  1. Watch the video once more.
  2. Focus on the explanation of how “Safety Check” and how “Lunapic” works.
  3. Work with a classmate. Repeat the explanation of one of these apps in your own words.