Posted by: crisdiaz24 | February 10, 2017

Social networks make people less social (Debate) – Video Activity

Social networks make people less social (Debate)

 

  1. When we talk about social networks, we think of Facebook, Twitter, _____________________, etc.
  2. When Gerry uses the word social, he is thinking about _____________________ encounters.
  3. When Gerry was growing up, he used to _____________________ to meet his friends.
  4. The difference between children these days and children 50 years ago is that today’s children spend all their time _____________________.
  5. There is much less social _____________________ nowadays.
  6. People have fewer social _____________________ than they used to.
  7. Dave states that playing _____________________ is not a face-to-face activity.
  8. In Dave’s opinion, social networks are just a(n) _____________________.
  9. If there is a problem, it is the people who are using them who are _________________ for it, not social networks.
  10. According to Dave, social networks can be used in an anti-social way, for example:
  • stalking a(n) ______________________.
  • online ______________________.
  1. However, social networking _____________________ makes it easy for people to access the sites where the actions mentioned in question 9 can be carried out.
  2. Dave’s _____________________ is the fact that the people watching the video found out about it on social network.

_____________________________________________________________

REBUTTAL: a statement that refutes sth said or written. Refutación.

TO PIGEONHOLE: to assign to a place in an orderly system, esp. in a narrow-minded way; to put aside for the present, esp. with the intention of ignoring or forgetting, often indefinitely. Encasillar, clasificar como.

 

 

KEY

 

  1. CHAT ROOMS (CHATROOMS)
  2. FACE-TO-FACE
  3. GO OUTISDE
  4. TEXTING / ONLINE / INSIDE
  5. INTERACTION
  6. ABILITIES / ACTIVITIES / FACE-TO-FACE ENCOUNTERS
  7. HIDE-AND SEEK (HIDE-AND-GO-SEEK – cANADIAN ENGLISH)
  8. TOOL
  9. RESPONSIBLE
  10. CELEBRITY – GAMING / READING
  11. TECNOLOGY / AVAILABILITY
  12. EVIDENCE
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