Monday Night Owls - 25 February 2019 - The digital language divide
We read about how the language you speak can shape your experience of the internet:
Vocabulary Top 10:
divide - a separation of people into two or more groups that is caused by different opinions or beliefs or by a disagreement
entitlement - the condition of having a right to have, do, or get something; the feeling or belief that you deserve to be given something (such as special privileges)
shrink - to become smaller in amount, size, or value
weave - to create something (such as a story) by combining different things in usually a complicated way
telepathy - a way of communicating thoughts directly from one person's mind to another person's mind without using words or signals
orthography - the way in which the words of a language are spelled
vividly - seeming like real life because it is very clear, bright, or detailed
spectrum - a complete range of different opinions, people, etc.
segregation - the practice or policy of keeping people of different races, religions, etc., separate from each other
disenfranchised - prevented from having the right to vote, or access to other rights
What language do you usually use on the internet?
Do you look for different information in different languages?