Presentation on theme: "Internet English by Nicole Huang Minimum Requirements to Access the Internet Pentium Processor 128/256 MB of RAM 10 GB of free drive space."— Presentation transcript:
Internet English by Nicole Huang
Minimum Requirements to Access the Internet Pentium Processor 128/256 MB of RAM 10 GB of free drive space (10-40GB) Modem Connections
Dial-up Connections: Modem: internal: cheaper external: more expensive High Speed Connection: Cable Modem Digital Subscriber Line: ADSL T1 Connecting to the Internet l
Whats Cookie? Cookies are files that stores information about where you go and who you visit on the World Wide Web. ( The website you visited would ask your browser to save a small lump of information in your own computer) Track how often you visit a site Save your login name and password Store your billing address and credit card number Save a user profile so that the site can present information customized to your needs.
Where to find Cookie? Internet Explore Tool Option General Setting View files (then delete files ??)
Whats URL? What are in URL? –A colon and two slashes (://) –The host name of the computer on which the information is stored –The path to the file E.g. How the web works? orks.html
Read URL Address Uniform Resource Locator http - hypertext transfer protocol www – World Wide Web nfu – the second-level domain name edu. - the top-level domain name tw – place Internet –the directory name ~phuang – the file name html – the file type
Domain Names Popular Domain.edu :.com :.gov :.mil :.net :.org : How the web works?
Search Engine / Directories Search Engine (search tools; Web crawlers) : created by electronic spiders/ robots software ex: GoogleGoogle Directories: created by human editors ex: Yahoo! (includes travel; ; stock quotes; news; online bargain….)Yahoo! **not search for all the web, only certain database
Hands-on Practice 1.Please go to the following websites and write a short list of their similarities and differences. (whether they are directory or search engine?) Lycos: Escite: Ixquick: 2.Please use the following keywords to search the results from the above 3 websites and describe the findings. keyword: 1. Internet English (without quotation mark) 2. Internet English (with quotation mark) 3.Please post your report on your own blog. And visit two of your classmates blog and leave comment. ( whose students number are under you: example 1, visit 2 & 3)