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Friday, 20 February 2015

WRITING IN THE XXIst CENTURY: A REMINDER OF THE PROJECTS PROPOSED BY THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT FOR THE 6th CULTURAL WEEK

 (6th Cultural Week-6: Writing in the 21st century)

Here's a reminder of the projects we have proposed from the Department of English to participate in the 6th Cultural Week: The History of Handwriting. You can link from here to the original posts on this blog. You can participate in one, two... or all of them. The best will be exhibited and used as quizzes during the cultural week.


- PROJECT 1 - TEXT MESSAGING:
WRITE TEXT MESSAGES IN ENGLISH USING ABBREVIATIONS FOR OTHER STUDENTS TO DECODE INTO ENGLISH & ALSO TRANSLATE INTO GALICIAN/SPANISH.



PROJECT 2 - LITERARY HANDWRITTEN QUOTATIONS:
GIVE A HANDWRITTEN LITERARY QUOTATION IN ENGLISH OF A BOOK YOU'VE ENJOYED.


- PROJECT 3 - SMILEYS/EMOTICONS:
WRITE MESSAGES USING SMILEYS/EMOTICONS FOR OTHER STUDENTS TO DECODE INTO ENGLISH & ALSO TRANSLATE INTO GALICIAN/SPANISH.

- PROJECT 4 - TWEETS:
WRITE ORIGINAL OR FUNNY TWEETS IN ENGLISH. REMEMBER NOT MORE THAN 140 LETTERS. YOU MAY USE ABBREVIATIONS LIKE WHEN TEXT MESSAGING.


- PROJECT 5 - PICTOGRAMS:
a) CREATE YOUR OWN PICTOGRAMS. MAKE PEOPLE GUESS WHAT THEY MEAN. ANSWERS MUST BE SHOWN IN ENGLISH.

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

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