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1 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study what is hot,what is not What is hot,what is not This expression is often used on the Net present a summary of things, meaning: What is exciting and what is not exciting? Following are some examples; —What is hot and what is not hot with computer components —Top 50: What is hot and what is not?-So what is rising and falling for 2005/ —What are the top web searches? What is hot and what not on the wide? 800 manufactures’ number Frequently-asked-questions ENIAC

2 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study what is hot,what is not 800 manufactures’ number It is a manufactures' service telephone number which one can telephone without paying for the call. People can phone at this number provided by the company for further information about the product and complain about unsatisfactory services or quality of theirs products. 800 manufactures’ number Frequently-asked-questions ENIAC

3 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study what is hot,what is not Frequently –asked –questions Also FAQs. They are typical questions which are often asked by the readers, and questions and answers are designed on line beforehand so that anyone can consult manufactures’ number Frequently-asked-questions ENIAC

4 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study ENIAC In 1946,the first digital electronic computer ENIAC came into being at the University of Pennsylvania. ENIAC is abbreviated from electronic Numerical Integrator and computer. The research on the computer started in 1943 and was finished in Frequently-asked-questions ENIAC 800 manufactures’ number what is hot,what is not

5 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Frequently-asked-questions ENIAC 800 manufactures’ number what is hot,what is not The machine designed by Drs.Eckert and Mauchly was a monstrosity.When it was finished, the ENIAC filled an entire room, weighed thirty tons, and consumed two hundred kilowatts of power. It generated so much heat that is had to be placed in one of the few rooms at the University with a forced air cooling system. Vacuum tubes, over 19,000 of them, were the principle elements in the computer circuitry. It also had fifteen hundred relays and hundreds of resistors. Capacitors and inductors.all of these electronics were held in forty two panels nine feet tall, two feet wide, and one foot thick.they were arranged in a “U” shape,with there panels on wheels so they could be moved around.

6 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Frequently-asked-questions ENIAC 800 manufactures’ number what is hot,what is not Its very first application was to solve atomic energy problems for the Manhattan Project, during its first year at the University of Pennsylvania; it computed ballistic trajectories for the Ordnance Department, as well as problem for the Ordnance Department, as well as problems for weather prediction, cosmic ray studies in astronomy, random number studies, and designing wind tunnels.

7 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 1. access :get information form or put information into (a computer) e.g. He access three different files to find the correct information. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

8 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 2.version: (a) special or variant form of sth made e.g. There are two versions of this statue. (b) Description of an event or idea by a particular person e.g. the committee accepted Carlson’s version of the incident. (c) Play, film, or other production based on a story or other work that had been previously written in another form. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

9 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 3. figure : ( a) appear; take an esp important or noticeable part e.g.His name did not figure in the list of whose who had received awards. (b) Consider or believe, calculate; come to understand e.g.I still cannot figure it –it is my mystery Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

10 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 4. amazing: casuing great surprise or wonder or wonderful incredible e.g.New York is an amazing city Her general knowledge is amazing. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

11 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 5. on occasion (also on occasions) occasionally e.g.He has never known to go shopping himself on occasion. You have on occasion surprised people. on occasion: once e.g.On one occasion he even rang me in the middle of the night. on this/that occasion: at this/that time e.g.On this/that occasion, as it happened, the engine started immediately Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

12 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 6. challenging: adj. calling for full use of one’s abilities or resources in a difficult but stimulating effort e.g. a challenging course of study Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

13 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 7. get through: (a) make contact by telephone e.g. I finally got through at 11 o’clock last night. (b) Succeed in making (sb) understand e.g. we can’t get through to the government just how serious the problem is! (c) Complete (a task) e.g. it’s difficult to get through this amount of work in such a short time. (d) Pass (an exam, etc) e.g. he qualifies if he gets through his two subjects this year. (e) use up (resources);run through e.g. he had got through all his money. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

14 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 8. occur to sb: come into one’s mind e.g. it had never occurred to her that he might insist in playing. occurrence n Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

15 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 9. for sure: for certain; without any doubt e.g. One thing was for sure, there was nothing wrong with Allen’s eyesight. He could not stay for sure how effective it had been. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

16 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit a couple of: two or a few things that are similar or the same, or two or a few people who are in some way onnected e.g. The doctor said my leg should be better in a couple of days. I met a couple of interesting journalists at the party. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

17 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit solution to: answer or explanation to sth e.g.the solution to the riddle The solution to yesterday’s crossword is on page 12. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

18 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 12.intriguing: adj. interesting; fascinating e.g. what you said just mow sounds most intriguing; intriguingly adv Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

19 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit marvel: vt. &vi. Be very surprised and often admiring e.g. I marvel that she agreed to do sth so dangerous. n. wonderful thing; wonderful example of e.g. It’s a marvel that he escaped unhurt. Paestum is one of the marvels of Greek architecture. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

20 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit commercial: n. television or radio advertisement e.g.TV commercials are more expensive than radio commercials. adj. of or for commerce e.g. commercial law/activity/art Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

21 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit phenomenon: n. (a) observed or apparent object, fact or occurrence e.g. Snow is a common phenomenon in winter (b) Remarkable person or thing; prodigy e.g. They said the six-year-old pianist was quite a phenomenon. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

22 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit unfold: vt. &vi. (a) open from a folded position e.g. Unfold a map/a tablecloth/an umbrella He thrust a small piece of paper at me’s unfolded it. (b) (make sth) become clear, better known, etc e.g. The great invasion plan was to unfold. He unfolded his plan to me. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

23 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit open to question: likely or able to be doubted e.g. The government’s handling of the whole affair remains open to question. Whether children are reading fewer books is open to questions. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

24 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit potential: n. (a) capability for use or development e.g. Many children do not achieve their potential. (b) the possibility that sth will develop in a certain way, or have a particular effect e.g. Water the seedlings well to allow them to grow their full potentials. adj. capable of coming into being; latent e.g. All 92 countries are customers of potential customers of the United States. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

25 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit proceed: vt&vi. (a) begin or continue in a course of action or set of actions. e.g. She proceed to ask my name, address and age The project is proceeding according to the plan. A suggest we proceed with dinner. (b) advance; move in a particular direction e.g. A road proceeds north Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

26 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit course: n. (a) onward movement or progression; direction taken; line of conduct e.g. He was at the wheel again, with the Morning Rose back on course. (b) continuous movement from one point to another in space or time e.g. I hope in the course of the next two or three years, they will make up their minds. (c) the usual, natural, or established pattern or process by which sth happens or is done e.g. The illness ran its course and she eventually recovered. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

27 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit evidence: n.indication; sign; information given to establish a fact: statement e.g. The team has been collecting evidence about war crimes. The women went to count to give evidence against her attacker. vt. & vi. demon state: exhibit e.g. You evidenced no talent for music. We were attracting a growing number of females, as evidenced by the formation of the Women’s Section. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

28 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit resolve: vt & vi. (a) make up one’s mind; decide firmly e.g. The teachers resolved to take over the school. Once she has resolved on doing it, no one can get her to change her mind. (b) solve; settle. e.g. There are a number of ways of resolving the problem. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

29 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit current. adj.belonging to the present time; happening mow. e.g. Our current methods of production are far too expensive. n. flow; tide e.g. the child had been swept out to sea by the current. currently adv Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

30 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit underway (also under way): adj. happening mow e.g. Preparations for the trial were underway. The project is well under way. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

31 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit hang around: wait or stay near a place without doing anything or with mo clear purpose; loiter e.g. I spent most of my youth hanging around the bars of Dublin. e.g. Go and pack, but do not hang about- we have to go in an hour. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

32 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Questions Paragraph 1 Questions: (1) Are there different kinds of books on the web? (Yes. the World Wide Web is like a bid library with all kinds of books.) (2) Summarize the benefits the World Wide Web offers. (The World Wide Web is like a very large library.it keeps all kinds of books and various kinds of information, which are readily available to you at any time,) Sentence Highlights Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

33 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Paragraphs 2 Questions: (1)How did the author get the new version of his song? (He did a NetSearch, and clicked the mouse four times.with a quick cut and paste to his word processor and a slight font change, the printers served up the new version.) (2) How did the author feel when he could get nformation so quickly? And why? (The author found it pretty amazing to get music from France faster than his friend could find it in his office next door!) Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Questions Sentence Highlights

34 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Paragraphs 3 Questions: (1) What did the author resort to first when he had a challenging problem with a hard drive? (He dialed the manufacturer’s phone member, but failed to get through.) (2) How did the author solve his problem with a hard drive? (He found the manufacturer’s related web site and had the solution to his problem on theirs frequently-asked- questions page.) Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Questions Sentence Highlights

35 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Paragraphs 4 Questions: (1) What meaningful thing could be done according to the example in the text? (An organization was planning to do a web page to help locate missing children.) (2) What rhetorical device is employed in “just like Netscape’s stock price”?” (The rhetorical devices of simile are employed. It is used to mean that commercial advertising is ever increasing and growing at a top speed on the internet. It’s growing fantastically fast, just as fast as Netscape’s stock price!) Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Questions Sentence Highlights

36 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Paragraph 5 Questions: What is mainly talked about in Paragraph 5? (How the internet phenomenon will continue to unfold is open to question.) Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Questions Sentence Highlights

37 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Paragraph 6 Questions: (1) What is the main idea of the Paragraph? (The writer mentions the good points of the internet and the web and raises the question in the title.) (2) “Where are we now?” What is the function of this question here? (To remind the reader of what we are taking about; besides the strong points, we shouldn’t forgot to notice the weak points of the web.) Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Questions Sentence Highlights

38 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Paragraph 7 Questions: What undesirable things are regarded as wrong with the internet? (The undesirable things that are regarded as wrong with the internet are as follows: Lack of bandwidth, evolving standards, low interactivity, the current economic model. Growing pains, passwords, etc.) Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Questions Sentence Highlights

39 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Paragraphs 8 Questions: What is the function of Paragraph 8? (To provide an answer to the question “what’s hot?” in the title.) Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Questions Sentence Highlights

40 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Paragraphs 9 Questions: (1) What is the writer anxious to be able to do? (The writer is eager to clear all the junk mail, catalogs, magazines, and newsletters that fill his office by making full use of the web so that he may easily find the things by accessing the web.) (2) What does the last Paragraph imply? (The last Paragraph implies another application of the web: as the web contains millions of books and magazines which are easily available to us, we can rid ourselves of all the junk mail, catalogs, magazines, etc that fill our offices by storing them in our computers.) Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Questions Sentence Highlights

41 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 1.What’s hot and what’s not? (Title) Paraphrase: what’s exciting and what’s not exciting? 2. I was having a challenging problem with a hard drive.(Para.3) Paraphrase: I was faced with a very difficult but interesting problem with the computer hard drive. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Questions Sentence Highlights

42 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 3. It’s obvious that commercial action on the internet is growing at an ever-increasing rate. It’s going through the roof-just like stock price! 4. This might well be the current state of affairs, but just mow the internet phenomenon will continue to unfold is open to question. unfold: become clear, better known open to question: likely or able to be doubted Paraphrase…but just now the internet phenomenon will spread is likely to cause doubt. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Questions Sentence Highlights

43 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 5.lack of bandwidth, evolving standards, low interactivity, the current economic model, growing pains, passwords are just a short list of the things that I see wrong with the internet as it currently exists.(Para.7) Paraphrase: Lack of fiber networks and other exciting technologies, gradually developing standard, low interactivity, the current economic model, growing pains, passwords are just a number of the things that I see wrong with the internet as it exists at the present time Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Questions Sentence Highlights

44 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 6.But the good news is that efforts to increase bandwidth, java all well under way. (Para.7) Paraphrase: but the good mews is that efforts to increase bandwidth (fiber networks and other exciting technologies), java and Real Soon Now are all going on vigorously. 7. with so much less stuff around... (para.9) hang around: wait or stay near a place without doing anything or with no clear purpose. Paraphrase: with just a few things lying around the room... Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Questions Sentence Highlights

45 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Text Appreciation This is a piece of expository writing with the purpose to expound or clarify a point that the web is hot and the things related to it.The writer uses some of his own examples to illustrate the point. These examples help to clarify the writers thought by making the general specific, and the abstract concert.Besides,simile and analogy employed in the text help deepen the readers understanding of the Web and the Internet. Language Appreciation Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

46 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Text Appreciation This nine paragraph expositive text may be divided into three parts. The first part epitomizes the benefit of the World Wide Web; the Web is like one great big library with all the books or kind of information available to you.the second part exemplifies the advantages and undesirable aspects of the Interest and the Web.the conclusion part draws attentions to the writers eagerness to be dispose of all of his junk mail, catalogues, etc. By locating them in his computer he can easily find the things by accessing the Web. Language Appreciation Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

47 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 1.As someone once said, the web is like one great big, wonderful library. You enter the front door, and there are all the books…piled in the middle of the floor. Notice a simile – “the Web is like a library”- is employed.” You enter the front door”. “Piled in the middle of the floor”give the reader a vivid description of the Web which shares the same faction of a library. You can find anything you want there. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Text Appreciation Language Appreciation

48 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 2. It’s obvious that commercial action on the internet is growing at an ever-increasing rate. It’s going through the roof-just like his stock price!(Para4) The use of idiom “go through the roof” here aims to emphasize the rapid increase of the advertisement. The rate of growing of commercials is compared to that of the well-known Netscape’s stock price, thus achieving the effect that the writer expects. Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Text Appreciation Language Appreciation

49 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Activity 1 Pair works Have the student’s work in pairs and ask each other if they enjoy surfing on the internet and why. Activity 2 Activity 3 Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study

50 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Oral activity: I on p. 142 Languages Support: Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Activity 1 Activity 2 Activity 3 1. When expressing opinions, students may use the following expressions and structures. In my opinion,... As far as I am concerned,... Frankly speaking, I think... To begin/start with... in the second place... moreover... and to conclude... With reference/respect/regard to..., I’d like to..

51 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Activity 1 Activity 2 Activity 3 2.When eliciting questions, students may use the following expressions and structures. Regarding..., I want to ask you... Why do you think...? If so, which do you think is important, and B? Would you please tell me...? My question is...

52 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 Oral activity: II on p. 142 Language support When defending and challenging opinions, students may use the following expressions and structures. I want to reinstate my opinion that... Fortunately what you said coincides with my view that... In other words, I think... I am afraid I don’t quite agree with you. My view is that... Let us (now) turn to you statements, we may find that... First... furthermore... Finally... As for the reasons you mentioned, I want to point out that... Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Activity 1 Activity 2 Activity 3

53 World wide web technology: what’s hot and what’s not Unit 9 2. When making general statements, students may use the following expressions and structures. In conclusion, we may (can) say that... To conclude,... To sum up briefly,... To summarize,... In brief,... Section One: Cultural Information Section Three: Text Understanding Section Four: Text Appreciation Section Five: Activities Section Two: Word Study Activity 1 Activity 2 Activity 3


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