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LearnEnglish Professionals FINDING INFORMATION AUDIOSCRIPT www.britishcouncil.org/professionals.htm © The British Council, 2008 The United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are registered in England as a charity. Listen to this extract from a phone­in radio show about finding information on the Internet . Optional exercise: Decide whether these statements are TRUE or FALSE according to the recording 1. All search engines follow the same rules 2. Google is considered one the best search tools 3. Yahoo has more categories than Google 4. There are surprisingly few online dictionaries 5. Nowadays most libraries are online 6. Google has more than a billion pictures 7. Kidsclick was designed by school teachers 8. Intute was set up by American universities I: With us today on the click.on.line phone­in is Jason Hadlington, an expert in looking for information on the internet. Welcome to the show Jason. J: Thanks. It’s good to be here. I: In the modern world, where time is important and information is everything, the internet can be a fantastic tool. But it can give us lot of headaches if we don’t know where to look. So, Jason, what’s the secret to effective searching on the net? J: Well, there are a number of things to bear in mind. There are lots of different ways of looking for info. Unfortunately each
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course FSD 201 taught by Professor Huong during the Spring '10 term at Beacon FL.

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