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Sunday, 1 February 2015

COMMUNICATING IN THE XXIst CENTURY: PICTOGRAMS

 (6th Cultural Week-5: Writing in the 21st century)
Information is also shown through pictograms nowadays, specially in public places. They are used to be understood by people speaking any language. No written word is used, but precise information is communicated. Do you understand them?



Their meanings in the same order:
Public telephone / Emergency-Hospital / Post office-box / for the Disabled
Restaurant / Cafeteria / Gift shop-Souvenirs / Rent-a-car
Train-Underground / Helicopter / Taxi / Airport / Port-Docks
Luggage reclaim / Customs / Check in / Meeting point / Passport control
Escalators / Cloakroom-Left luggage office / Lift-Elevator / Men's & Women's toilets


- PROJECT 5 FOR THE CULTURAL WEEK IN ENGLISH:

a) CREATE YOUR OWN PICTOGRAMS. MAKE PEOPLE GUESS WHAT THEY MEAN. ANSWERS MUST BE SHOWN IN ENGLISH.

b) DO YOU KNOW ABOUT ANY OTHER PICTOGRAMS WIDELY USED? FIND OTHERS, THEIR MEANINGS MUST BE GUESSED & WRITTEN IN ENGLISH BY OTHER STUDENTS.

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