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Media Survey - Vocabulary Cloze

Activity by: Andrew Poole

First, do this activity. Listen to the recording if necessary: MP3. Fill in all the gaps with the missing words, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Click the this button again for another letter. You can also click on "[?]" for a different hint. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues! Then, do this activity: Media Survey Cloze

Primero, haz esta actividad de vocabulario. Escucha la grabación si es necesario. Rellena los espacios en blanco con las palabras que faltan. Haz click en "Check" para comprobar tus aciertos. Si te resulta difícil la respuesta utiliza el botón "Hint" y te revelará una letra de la casilla en la que te encuentres, puedes clickear varias veces en "Hint" y te dará cada vez una letra más de la palabra. Para obtener ayuda también puedes clickear en el botón "[?]" y te dará una pista. Perderás puntos con las pistas. Luego haz la actividad de "Cloze".



Listen:
   3D      account      blog      browser      cancel      certain      clog      cool      definitely      download      email      enhance      Facebook      feature      flat      friendly      gimmick      iTunes      Linked      media      mortar      network      print      profile      savvy      school      smartphone      sms      snail      source      spam      stay      surf      survey      technophobe      track      tweet      via      web      website   
a – a questionaire to determine general opinions. (encuesta)
a – someone who has excessive fear of technology. (alguien que tiene fobia a la tecnología)
techno- - someone who is especially good with technology. (que sabe mucho de tecnología)
– a form of intelligence which is usually related to strategy or manipulation. The real world intelligence of knowing how to get what you want and need. (inteligente, listo)
a – the summary of information about a person, company, etc. example: do you have a profile on Facebook? (perfil)
a social – digital social life: Facebook, Google Plus, etc. (red social)
to keep of – to keep track of is to follow in the sense of keep current on new information or developments. example: “I always keep track of the football news.” (hacer un seguimiento)
– by way of or through. example: I will contact them via Skype. (vía)
– specific or particular. example: There are certain bands I like and certain bands that I really don’t like. (determinado)
to – to go from bad to good is “to improve”; to go from good to great is “to enhance”. Similar to the verb “to perfect”. (mejorar)
to – to remain usually after you are expected to go. example: we stayed in the movie theater after the movie finished to watch the credits. (quedarse, permanecer)
an – the information you keep with a particular company: email accounts, Facebook accounts, bank accounts, etc. (cuenta o perfil)
to an account – to eliminate or erase your information from an institution or company. (cancelar una cuenta)
– without a doubt. (sin duda, definitivamente)
– that which has been written or typed. a “print” newspaper is the opposite of a digital newspaper. (el opuesto de digital – imprimido)
a – a single message on the social networking site Twitter is called a tweet. (tweet)
-in – a social networking site focused on business people. (linked-in)
– the most popular social networking site. A website where you can establish and develop your digital identity by posting information and linking to friends. (facebook)
to – to explore the internet, the original meaning is literally to ride a board on the ocean. (navegar)
a – a frequently updated, online journal in writing. It usually focuses on particular topics (fashion, business, technology. . .) and gives people the most recent and interesting information. Originally “Web Log”. (blog)
a – the origin of something. (fuente)
the – the internet. (internet)
a – the newest generation of cell or mobile phones. They are usually differentiated from other phones by extra functionalities and the ability to connect to the internet. (smartphone)
a – a characteristic of a device. (característica)
brick and – the solid, rectangular pieces used to make buildings and the concrete-like substance that holds these rectangular pieces together. The phrase refers to traditional shops that are not digital or internet shops. (tiendas tradicionales – lo opuesto a una tienda virtual)
a – the program, application or software that we use to surf or explore the information on the internet or in cyberspace. Typical examples are: Internet Explorer, Opera, Firefox, Chrome, etc. These are the “windows” onto the internet. (navegador, buscador)
– spam is unsolicited email or junk email. (correo basura)
an filter – an email filter is a way of separating unwanted email from wanted email. (filtro de email)
to – to stop or obstruct the flow or movement, often in a pipe. (bloquear)
mail – traditional door-to-door mail as opposed to email. (correo tradicional)
a screen tv – a newer thinner, lighter, flatter format of television as opposed to older televisions, which were much bigger and heavier. (television de pantalla plana)
old- – traditional. (tradicional)
– an abreviation for three dimentional. The three dimensions are: height, width and depth. (tridimensional)
a – is a marketing trick. (truco)
to – to transfer something from the internet to your computer, smart phone, etc. (descargar)
– a website and software established by Apple to provide people with a legitimate way to buy digital music. It is often seen as the opposite of piracy or downloading for free. (iTunes)
an – an abreviation for “short message service”. This is how many people typed messages to each other in the past. More people these days are using other services like “Whatsapp”. (SMS)
a – a location on the internet for a particular company or person to promote themselves or their services. (una página web)
content – fashionable or attractive material on a website, i.e. text, photos, applications, etc. (contenido muy guay)
user- – when a technology is easy to use or intuitive for the person who uses it, we say it is “user-friendly”. (fácil de usar)
– the means or way of communication: radio, TV, magazines, Facebook, Twitter. . . (medio de comunicación)