Informative Speech On English Language

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Google sweet Google The 2nd of October would have been a big day, I had been accepted to take part in an important conference and I was so excited!. My speech would have been about the use of English language and in particular about students with language disorder But, I had just 2 months to go and I had to get organised immediately. There were millions of articles to read, millions of texts to write but most important there were millions of researchers to do. No time to lose. As I sat down I remembered that many years before I had attended a course called ‘Google search’. The course had given me a big inside of one of the tools I use most when looking for information on Internet; Google. In fact, thanks to it I had learnt how to limit…show more content…
A: The results you get in a computer depend mainly on the previous searches you did. For example, if you often look for educational websites, Google will show you, as first, results related to education which it thinks it may interest you most. B. If you put your search in speech marks (strings) you will have as a result, the same sentence in the same order of words you are looking for. C. When you search for something in Google you must get rid of all extra words. For example, if you try to learn why the English language is the most widely spoken language in the world and you type your search like this: Google will find lots of results and some of them might not match your search! The reason why is that Google will look for all the words of your sentence and expand its search accordingly. You should opt for a more concise sentence and avoid redundant words like prepositions, articles, verbs and use instead synonymous and keywords. A more precise search would be: ‘Reason English popularity’. With those general statements in mind, I started to do my searches. The first thing I wanted to read was an article about language disorder published by Oxford…show more content…
What I did was to tell Google to check only PowerPoint file. The command was: filetype:ppt The same could have been done with other file extensions. For example a Pdf file. Good enough! I was still exploring Dyslexia but this time I wanted to be sure that the material I found would not regard Dyslexia for children. Again Google helped me. In fact, by inserting a minus sign Google knew that it should not show that word. Filetype:ppt dyslexia -children Days passed by I was quite satisfied. At the moment I understood very well what kind of problems students with difficulty in reading went through. But my second purpose was to investigate about another disorder which impedes students from writing coherently. It happened to be that the disorder was called Dysgraphia. I wanted to have more information about this disorder in the same document as for Dyslexia and I knew that there was a way to inform Google of my will. The wonderful word ‘or served my purpose. Filetype:docx dyslexia or dysgraphia That little ‘or’ had made a huge difference and saved my day. All my results were in some way a connection between the two disorders. Just as I

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