Answer one of the questions below in a short opinion paragraph. (75-100 words)
- Background information: Explain your texting style. Are you someone who would text “See you later.” or “c u l8r”? Give an example of something you text (Korean is okay, but explain it in English).
- Do you think the way we text has had a negative effect on language?
- Take another look at Reading Two and the warnings Tyagi, Sigman, and Greenfield give about using social networking sites. Do you think the possible effects they talk about are something we should worry about? Do you think social networking sites create more benefits than problems?
- Be sure to include a counterargument (see page 217).
Your paragraph is DUE THURS 27 NOVEMBER, 11:59 pm
Your reply to your classmate is DUE FRI 28 NOVEMBER, 11:59 pm
When replying to classmate, don’t just say “I agree.” or something similar. Add to the conversation with a two or three sentences of a detailed thought.