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Internet English by Nicole Huang Minimum Requirements to Access the Internet Pentium Processor 128/256 MB of RAM 10 GB of free drive space.

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1 Internet English by Nicole Huang

2 Minimum Requirements to Access the Internet Pentium Processor 128/256 MB of RAM 10 GB of free drive space (10-40GB) Modem Connections

3 Dial-up Connections: Modem: internal: cheaper external: more expensive High Speed Connection: Cable Modem Digital Subscriber Line: ADSL T1 Connecting to the Internet l

4 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.

5 Where to find Cookie? Internet Explore Tool Option General Setting View files (then delete files ??)

6 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

7 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

8 Domain Names Popular Domain.edu :.com :.gov :.mil :.net :.org : How the web works?

9 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

10 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)


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