ESL Digital Literacy

Week 6. Internet Lingo and Final Exam

Hello everyone! Welcome to the final stretch of our digital literacy class. I highly enjoyed teaching you all the wonders of mastering programs like Google Slides, Google Docs and Google Classroom together. I also enjoyed helping you make using the Internet a lot easier with browser tabs, search engines, incognito mode and bookmarks. Finally, I hope you are now more well guarded against online phishing scams. Now, we will take some time to navigate into the world of Internet lingo. That way, you will be able to confidently understand and speak in forums, social networks and comment sections of websites.

There is plenty of acronyms that come up in the Internet and more as Internet culture evolves. Today, we will be learning the top 10 words.

  1. FAQ– Frequently asked questions
  2. LOL– Laughing out loud
  3. IMO– In my opinion
  4. IDK– I don’t know
  5. TIL– Today I learned
  6. OMG– Oh my God
  7. N/A– Not applicable
  8. OP– Original Poster
  9. ICYMI– In case you missed it
  10. TBH– To be honest

Check out these infographics if you are interested in delving deeper.

Additionally, there is a now a fix for RB digital for mobile devices. Go ahead and check it out!

Study the words for this week with a quizlet set:

Now, you are finished with the class! Take the final exam and pass with at least 70% to get a certificate. If you do not see the exam, click the following link to take it.

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