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Media and Communication

1- Listen to the following video and fill in the gaps with the missing information:

To make sense of blogs you have to think about the news and who makes them. In the 20th century the news was produced . Professional news was mainstream, general and . However, in the 21th century news became professional and . Blogs allowed anyone to be reporters and .

With a blog a mother can news about her family and a sports star can news with their fans. These people who use blogs are called bloggers.

Blogs are websites that are organized by blog . These are individual news stories like articles in the paper. Each blog post can become a through comments left by readers.

Bloggers work together. They read, quote and link their blogs together creating of bloggers. Since 2003 there have been over million blogs created.

The big deal about blogs is that they give ordinary people the . So it’s up to you what you do with this power. You can start your own blog .

2- Rewrite each sentence using the expressions given at the end and the correct verb.

           a) I'm sure social networks will exist in the future. DEFINITELY
            Social networks in the future.

         b) Paper books will probably disappear in the future. BE LIKELY TO
             Paper books in the future.

         c) Social networks will not affect relationships. BE UNLIKELY TO
             Social networks relationships.

         d) People will probably use applications like Skype to make their calls. MIGHT
             People applications like Skype to make their calls.

         e) Half of the courses in college will be online. DEFINITELY
             Half of the courses in college online.

          f) Youngsters will probably spend more time at home with their computers than in cafés with their friends. BE MORE LIKELY TO

             Younsters time at home with their computers.

          g) Most people will probably do their shopping online. MAY WELL

              Most people their shopping online.

          h) Perhaps everyone will have a blog. MIGHT
              Everyone a blog.

           i) Google will probably be the only search engine. BE LIKELY TO
              Google the only search engine.






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