Univerzitet „Sv. Kiril i Metodij” Skopje Pedago{ki Fakultet „Sv.

Kliment Ohridski” Skopje

Seminarska rabota
Predmet: Angliski

Na tema: The Internet in the 21st Century

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Kavadarci, 2012

A recent MORI survey found that inequality between the online and offline communities is a major concern to Brits. like shopping.co. Sex is the biggest traffic driver on the Net and snatches more of the headlines than almost any other aspect of Net culture. As technologists reflect on the great inventions of the millennium and turn once again to predictions for a Star Trek future. a Net application will monitor our food supplies and automatically order more when it runs out. Communication has come a long way since cavemen painted their dinner on the wall -. Dot com and . He believes the Internet will take over many of the menial tasks that currently take up brainpower and time in the manual world. With the Net taking control of such jobs. Pearson believes we will have more time to devote to ourselves. With the smart fridges of the future. "Will we recognise the Net in five years? Absolutely not. according to BT Futurist Ian Pearson. He believes communities dedicated to political issues will gain the power to influence government and decision-making in twenty years' time. In just thirty years the Internet has grown from a broken memo between two professors at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology into the biggest medium for global communication the world has ever seen. And the revolution will not be led from PCs. With ADSL bringing greater bandwidth to the Internet ADSL. we 2 ." he said. and the Internet and its effects are discussed by heads of state. And it is not just access that worries users. "We will look back 30 years from now and we're going to say the personal computer was very interesting. voting with our mouses. The real revolution's going to be working in devices that people hardly notice. a leading futurist and director of California's Institute for the Future. Ovum analyst Tim Johnson predicts porn will be a major driver as enthusiasts queue to see video-quality pictures from the privacy of their computer screen.Introduction In this vision of the not-so-distant future the thing that unites all these different activities is the Internet -. For those without access there is a risk of disenfranchisement and the new generation of have-nots will be lacking knowledge rather than money. But there is a down-side to the new democracy the Internet brings. he predicts. "redefining society and enhancing human experience"." Online communities are offering people the first glimpses of true democracy according to Daniel Berger. But the porn debate is mainly a smokescreen. then TV and as we fade out of the second millennium the Internet looks to be a third communications revolution. who claimed at an economics forum in Florence last month that the Internet was creating a new era of knowledge inequality. the Net will undoubtedly figure as one of the biggest leaps forward of the last century. but it was the horseless carriage of this whole thing. he believes. "The Internet will enable us to move from the information age to the caring age. Saffo says we are all revolutionaries on the Net. Experts argue that the Internet is not merely evolving but revolutionising our lives. Content is also a hot potato and no discussion of the Internet would be complete without a mention of porn. according Paul Saffo. "Once we automate most of the physical and administrative demands of daily life. and use the Internet to promote both themselves and their countries. What we see of the Internet now is not the future. with the benefits far outweighing the disadvantages. The feeling was echoed by President Clinton.uk addresses adorn advertisement hoardings across the country. First there was radio. Both US president Bill Clinton and UK Prime Minister Tony Blair are keen to be seen as techno-friendly. And it is not about to go away.and these are only the beginning of the ways the global computer network will change our lives. "Chief Fool" of online investment site The Motley Fool. And that revolution is only just beginning." he said in a recent interview.and nothing has evolved faster than the Internet.

Basically the Net is going to have to cope with a whole lot more data traffic than it currently does." President of research firm Internet marketing solutions Odin Wortman predicts 230 million people worldwide will be on the Net by 2001. head of behavioural analysis at Ronin Research. Furthermore. believes children in twenty years time will spend less time in the classroom and more time remote-learning via the Web.will have the chance to explore our own humanity. Doom-mongers have been predicting a huge Internet crash for years now and certainly the bandwidth feeding our Net obsession will have to increase dramatically to cope with the demand expected in the next few years. Chris Thatcher. New routing technologies will have to introduced as backbone providers scramble to make ever fatter pipes to cope with demand. events and shopping page in twenty years time according to Richard Pollack.6 million Americans will be online by 2003 and they will all be bandwidth-hungry. Satellite and wireless will also play a part as the Internet moves off the PC and onto handheld devices. knowing more about us than we know ourselves and becoming the "ultimate observer of human behaviour". I will discuss both on pros and cons of the Internet in the following part." he said. wireless Internet technology is now seeing growing interest from investors and venture capitalists.its ability to personalise information. Everyone will have their own personal news. forecasting fatigue as consumers get bored of the online world. the Net could revolutionise the way we learn according to educationalists. With knowledge at our fingertips whenever we require it. the Internet has one major advantage over print -. The ubiquitous nature of the Net will allow people access to more information than ever before. "Teachers will adopt mentor roles and much of the curriculum will be received via the Internet. The Internet will take the place of blackboards and books will be replaced by online devices. the big question is how it will cope. manipulate and analyse the information the Web will provide. "Knowledge will take a second place to developing the skills to use." he predicted. president of the National Association of Head Teachers. 3 ." With so much riding on the Internet. "After all. Research firm Forrester predicts that 60 million Europeans and 77. a walk in the park can still be more fun than the world's coolest Web site. He predicts the Internet will turn psychiatrist. But he sounds a note of caution about ever-growing Net fever. While no-one predicts the death of print in the near future.

Parents should talk to their children about what is online and what might happen online. claims Howard Rheingold. There are a number of tools available today that may help keep the Internet environment safer for children. worker for America Online . they do not realize they could actually be talking to a harmful person. “There’s a lot more to the Internet than E-mail. In addition. or even deadly on line” . dangerous. it is up to them to protect themselves on the Internet “Half of U. search engines. Another major disadvantage of the Internet is privacy. the Internet’s main components are E-mail and the World Wide Web. When children are online. To keep children safe. Children using the Internet has become a big concern. Most parents do not realize the dangers involved when their children log onto the Internet. children may also receive pornography online by mistake. causing concern among parents everywhere. As people surf the Internet. because thousands of chat rooms are available. They claim to not use the Internet because they are afraid of the possible consequences or are simply not interested. The Net also ranks as one of today’s best business tools . writer of The Virtual Community . As a result. children come across such sites easily. however. or 94 million Americans. up-to-thesecond sports scores. however. however. He was charged with 290 counts of child pornography . before people connect to the Internet. adults. In fact. Almost all households contain the Internet. try to monitor everything that is said and done on their online service. the Internet was practically unheard of by most people. thus. Pornographic sites tend to make sure they are the first sites to be listed in any search area. claims Tricia Primrose. they can easily be lured into something dangerous. it is simply impossible for everything to be monitored. therefore. they are constantly giving information to web 4 . “stories seem to come out every week: a child or teenager lured into something foolish. Today’s technological society must realize. Some critics say that parents are responsible for their own children on the Internet because there are available services to protect children. Cathy Cleaver of the Family Research Council claims that it is against the law for a molester to even attempt to find children online . revealing who is talking to whom and what they are talking about. children can be exposed to extremely inappropriate material. children want to explore things. People who have yet connected to the Internet claim they are not missing anything. parents and teachers must be aware of the dangers. They must actively guide and guard their children online. Mississippi was arrested in 1996 for downloading pornographic images of children from the Internet.Main part: Advantages and Disadvantages of the Internet Ten years ago. they need to be aware of its disadvantages and advantages. Whether surfing the Web. such as America Online. there are people on the Internet that are just too persuasive. or using email.S. The Internet is a collection of various services and resources. and chat rooms full of risqué discussions. Many fear the Internet because of its disadvantages. When children talk to others online. According to Russ Brock. Electronic messages sent over the Internet can be easily snooped and tracked. reading newsgroups. aren’t online”. Today. a director and consultant at the Center for Innovation and Inquiry. A man from Pearl. there have been many cases where children have been convinced to meet people they have talked with online.if it’s used adroitly”. the Internet is one of the most powerful tools throughout the world. In other words. celerity web sites. Some companies.

No matter what people are shopping for. viruses may also be transmitted through floppy disks. Some of these dangerous viruses destroy the computer’s entire hard drive. When giving personal information on the Internet. or sharing of the information they provide online increases the chances that their information will fall into the wrong hands. Alcestis Oberg uses elderly people as an example of those who benefit the most from the Internet. meaning that the user can no longer access the computer. not only are humans getting viruses. Downloading games. or just surfing the Web are some of the uses people have discovered.sites . Music. people should make sure the Web site is protected with a recognizable security symbol. People should become aware that the collection. the advantages out weigh the disadvantages. Using the Internet to get the weather allows people to view weather all over the world. Almost all local news can be obtained through the Internet. they will become a victim of identity theft. Up to date sports scores are probably the most popular looked at news. Consequently. Despite all of the terrible disadvantages of the Internet. Entertainment is another popular reason why many people surf the Internet. the Internet has been used by people to find life long partners. news and more can be found on the Internet. real life. there are numerous things that can be found. Live radar all over the country and local forecasts are just to name a few of the things that may be obtained for weather information on the Internet. On the other hand. In fact. found that: people spend more time online with their loved ones less communication. Today. 5 . hobbies. Virus protection is highly recommended. there are numerous advantages. When people surf the Web. Shopping online has also become a huge success and is considered a great advantage of the Internet. Computers are mainly getting these viruses from the Internet. Chat rooms are popular because users can meet new and interesting people. but computers are also. the less friends. one of the worst privacy violations with potentially devastating financial consequences . yet. Another popular thing to do on the Internet is to check out the news. selling. people should mainly be concerned about receiving viruses from the Internet. going into chat rooms. this does not mean they are fully protected because anyone may obtain a user’s information . Weather is also a popular source to look up on the Internet. . In other words. feel lonely and depressed at the same time. There are numerous games that may be downloaded from the Internet at no charge . A few companies have collected millions of dollars using the Internet for selling Disadvantages: 1. a great deal of elders are shut in their homes due to health problems. it can be found on the Internet. Carnegie? Mellon University's Robert and his colleagues on some subjects at the beginning and after the use of the Internet in 2012 had a personality assessment. Sports scores are updated on the Internet as soon as the game ends. “the most common Internet crimes are frauds and con games” . People do not even have to leave their homes. In fact. She also claims the Internet “became one more social avenue in our lives” . Excessive use of the Internet networks on people's health and social disadvantage. However.

there is no time for learning. then why should you every day carrying a bag to school then? Home online self-learning is not simply better? Clinics to save each year for parents to spend a thousand dollars you go to school! The fourth side of participant: Excessive use of the Internet on people's health and social disadvantage. Anti-side the first participant: The reason why we think access to the Internet does more harm than good. the long-term access to the Internet home phone bills are more than 200 yuan. 4. mental power extreme. real life. etc. why is such a great country to invest the human and material resources to improve our education sector? Even if the knowledge can be learned online. not only that. electricity and telephone bills has risen sharply and is now the universal family. the Internet does more harm than good. vision damage. regular access to the Internet the proportion of students in the shortsighted about 60%. games. lack of sleep-related diseases such as. 6 . the harm is very strong. it will skip class. "Computer face" and other problems.. the less friends. migraine headache. and even do not have time to sleep. Carnegie? Mellon University's Robert and his colleagues on some subjects at the beginning and after the use of the Internet in 2012 had a personality assessment. and then induced a series.2. and if some unhealthy websites. We have summed up the discussion the following drawbacks of the Internet: First of all. give up their studies. and this is because we young people have not the capacity of a strong self-control. not to mention the Internet can help to learn. According to statistics. found that: people spend more time online with their loved ones less communication. Against the second-largest computer released by the radiation. Will be a lot of time for online chat. resulting in decreased academic performance. so the Internet is definitely not young people greater than the profits! Anti-participant third parties: Young people will waste a lot of time online. and finally. easy to focus. would seriously affect the physical and mental health of young people. if the Internet can really help you improve the performance of the case. boiled overnight success plummet. is that there are many areas not suitable for us. 3. the Internet also may lead to parents and the conflicts between the children. such as recurrent headache. "mouse hand". vulnerable so that students from going astray and doing regular jobs. After an investigation. feel lonely and depressed at the same time. parents also need help and counseling. Therefore. The second side of participant: Online games to study the impact of our normal. abandoned the study. First of all young people the Internet is one of the major hazards will affect the vision. in our point of view clear again that the Internet does more harm than good. Experts said that a long time Internet access. it makes us crazy. but also cause decreased vision. and friends.

30 percent for junior high school students. all the time is no longer the soul of our Destroyed. The negative effects of such serious harm to young people when the student's learning. 18 years of age accounted for 18. But precisely because of its powerful features. lack of sleep has become a very common problem! Of course. In the cities. This is a matter of education for the current example of a wake-up call. is subjective body and mind of a double blow. China's access to the Internet nearly 18 million minors. there are many other issues. worry about teachers.8% of Internet users. Many students find themselves unable to indulge in the network. First of all. the Internet for us more harm than good. but networks also let the kids have lost their direction before. At the same time. running away from home. the number of non-performing network of sites. communicate with others closed the door to the soul.. high school students has reached 56%. but it is always greater than the harm profits. Young people are susceptible to high-risk population in school as a result of Internet addiction led to the prospect of a criminal case also occur from time to time. which imply a lot of network problems. but also damage to the physical and mental health." According to statistics.we call it a "poisoning" not only delay their studies. schools worried about. Network to open the children's window to the world. the objective of the surge in telephone charges. June 24 "First Watch" program broadcast on the "juvenile Internet addiction" exists for the current phenomenon of youth Internet addiction is analyzed and discussed. this new network is to bring a certain amount of interest. many of the attendant social problems. one of the network of young people addicted to Internet users as much as 10% -15%. China's Internet users reached 94 million. Virtual space for the network to determine the capacity of poor and a strong curiosity and desire to explore young people at work. a large number of radiation caused decreased visual acuity. Secondly.Concluding part: Internet. to what young people should be what? 7 . life and health. . In other words. several dozen students and a few days for the Internet there are a lot of young people obsessed with the Internet and abandoned their studies . but also attracted attention to the education sector. . it is hardly surprising that "Parents worry about. research also shows that the incidence of Internet addiction between the ages of 15-year-old -40 years old.. Indulged in the network dropped out of school. We can not help asking whether the Internet age has brought us what? Network. a lot of money "spent" in all of this is all due to "on-line" credit. or even play all night.. also played a negative role. Therefore. in 2005. the current ratio of primary and secondary school students and 25..8% Internet. Youth Internet addiction has become a growing social problem. two students from the Internet overnight and were sleeping on the railroad tracks ran over the 17-year-old teenagers were online a few jokes and then went to 100 Internet cafes in the attack outside. While computers and networks has become a modern man is an integral part of daily life. in people's life and work plays a decisive role in the functions of a strong network of people working and studying is a big help. even criminal incidents. Internet addiction is a group of young students in the prevalence of the phenomenon has aroused the anxiety of parents of students with anxiety. the constant waste of time.

conceited. is anyone willing to enjoy. All in all. their living environment in which their Internet addiction is an important reason. so they are trying to simulate a virtual network reality. as well as in real life can not be the vent. It can help us know the latest news at home and abroad and other news as well. have a chat with others and make friends with them. On the Internet. However.We cannot live without Internet now. We must tell the child. We can even buy products online!It's interesting. great to meet all of these confused. the computer is a tool that is used to us. make phone calls. because of personality. Internet addiction and a lack of care for most young people.isn't it? The Internet is important. in order to achieve stimulation and emotional venting. so that their network has become a kind of spiritual sustenance. This is an evasion of the real-life situations. We can also send messages by e-mail.we can download information to help us study.Besides. Be appreciated by other people's recognition and a sense of achievement. ". According to the survey. The Internet is important in our daily life.TAO Hong-Kai The Internet is a gorgeous colorful world. which people can go into staying at home. we can learn news both at home and abroad and all kinds of other information as well. but on the network are not obstacles to such contacts. and family violence. the internet has made our life more colorful. learn how to use smart people who only people who will be playing is stupid. and created a real life and too much contrast. there are net schools. this is not the fact that children also easily lead to resentment. which is faster and easier. in the network of self-searching.communication is more convinient. On the net. in addition to their own factors. it has been deeply attracted to the world online. On the Internet.I like the Internet.we can practice speaking English and writing English. many young people because the world is too wonderful here. dissatisfied with the existence of many students interpersonal difficulties. all kinds of books are for us to read and we can 8 . in the final analysis. Besides.we can read English articles to improve our ability. and the network can provide to the children of such a space: network game. On the net. However. empty of life. and strangers chatting kind of natural and the feeling of impunity. rather than play. A On the Internet The Internet is playing a more and more important part in our daily life. such as family problems such as poor interpersonal relationships."Computer is not a great scourge. Also. so that they have friends to find comfort and pleasure. rebellious and curious about the children's psychological needs. read various kinds of books and learn foreign languages by ourselves. watch sports matches and play chess or cards. we can even do shopping.for example. It is precisely because such a variety of reasons. B On the Internet Nowadays Internet has become more and more important part of our life.We are able to do a lot of things using Internet. self-pleasure at the core. it is difficult to real-life achievements of such a satisfaction. we can send messages by e-mail. lack of communication. access to daily life can not get satisfaction. The Internet is of important use today.go to net school.We can send e-mails and make telephone calls with Internet. they are here to enjoy a paradise for the release of psychological stress. we can enjoy music. the children's fascination with the network. In a word. Many students bored in real life.

We need much faster machine to help us search the information. Further more. For good students. Several years ago. there was a saying that the globe was becoming more and more smaller. Honestly. And now Internet becomes a part of this big village. The newspapers. watch sports matches or play games with other friends on line. For example. Besides. including the daily life and the study. an English Major student can browse through the website just like The Times and listen to BBC world news and VOA special English programs to improve his reading and listening. The Internet makes it easier to chat with others and make friends. On the net. know the world. When tired of working. some contents on Internet are violent and dirty.MSN and some kindred software. we need more things on English to enrich our minds and boarden our views. Internet can lead them a positive way of study and entertainment in their spare time. Let the Internet in dormitory be a happy and useful thing to everyone. just like a village.learn foreign languages by ourselves. We should try to make the most advantages and avoid its harmfulness at the same time. every minute. they will still go to the bars to surf. we have another word into our life. talking with others on Internet. sending or receiving E-mails. To be college students in 21st century. with the Internet. As we all know. people have enjoyed more and more colorful life. We can talk and communicate with each other freely through QQ. How amazing! Maybe someone will say Internet is not suitable for us students. All in all. Because of the computer. And it helps me to enlarge my vocabulary and knowledge and also saves me a lot of time on searching newspapers and books in the library or bookstore. Generally speaking. I always browse through some websites like The New York Times or holy bibles to read world news or stories. not just for show off. we can do a lot of things on Internet: searching information. This term the computers in our dormitories are connected with the Internet. magazines and TV programes can not satisfy us any longer. but for the progress of ourselves. Internet in dormitory do more good than harm. too. computer plays an important role in our lives. the Internet. buying cheaper goods and so on. we are English Major students. we enjoy music and movies. 9 . The influence of Internet is actually a double-edged sward.Internet. Internet also brings friendships between cities or even countries when we graduate from the school. people even can go shopping. which will corrode people’s soul. But all that negative affects occur in those who are weak-willed persons. this is informational times. Although there’s no Internet in dormitory. Nowadays. which saves us lots of money on phones. and the information is changing every day. In addition. Internet can not be a remote place for ordinary persons these days. everyone should know the computer. I think it is a great thing for us students. It is a economical way for us consumers. especially the weak-willed ones because they will addict themselves to the computer games or something else on Internet. even every second. In my opinion. the long chattering on Internet will hinder people’s study and rest.

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