Unit 2 Blogosphere, Vocabulary
Write the boldfaced words in the box with matching definitions.
A written or recorded communication directed at members of the news media for the purpose of announcing something newsworthy.
A website containing a diary or journal on a particular subject
Something said as an opinion
A group of people (or websites) who are similar in some way
Very large in size, quantity or extent
Continue to have something; keep something in a good condition
Quality of being well-liked an article in a newspaper or magazine that gives an opinion about a new book, play, film etc.
Liquid crystal display
Something that can be used for support or help
Giving useful information
Famous people especially in entertainment show follow
Discover or judge how great something (such as value or effect) is
A favorable time or occasion for doing something you want to do
Having the newest information about something
Something very popular and successful
Provide facilities for events or activities
Sign (usually with a group or company’s name on it)
Visitor level; the number of people who visit a particular website
Group of people who see something
Make information or opinions known to the public by having it printed in a newspaper or magazine
When I started my blog a year ago, I didn’t expect to have so many readers.
Living in different countries, they maintain their friendship through internet for a very long time.
Facebook is a great tool to form an online community. 3.
You can see a lot of celebrities at Beckham and Victoria’s party.
I like to visit this blog. It provides useful and up-to-date information that I am interested in.
LCD TVs have been replaced by LED TVs. The latter is much lighter and 6.
energy-saving than the former.
We can read some reviews to decide which movie to watch.
Apple has made massive profits from the iPhone.
E-commerce provides great opportunities for job-hunting rookies.
This handbook is an essential resource for home gardening.
Education shouldn't be measured purely by examination results.
The new album of Lady Gaga is a big hit on the market.
This article receives hundreds of comments from its readers.
A web banner or banner ad is a form of advertising on the World Wide Web delivered by an ad server.
I strongly recommend Professor Lee’s book. It’s thoughtful and informative.
There are now more and more blogs published by politicians to voice their ideas.
This new product needs promotion to increase its popularity.
Web traffic can be increased by putting the website in search engines.
The car design is a brilliant combination of modern technology and art.
What was your wife’s reaction when you quit your job?
His speech attracts a big audience of students.
The company tracks its customers’ comments regularly to make improvements.
London was chosen to host the 2012 Olympic Games.
This blog displays great photos of Paris taken by the blogger, who has lived in this city for four years.
Press releases can announce a range of news items, such as scheduled events, personal promotions, awards, new products and services, sales and other financial data, accomplishments, etc.