Wednesday, July 14

Intermediate Reading: Internet & Social Media Use

This week's lesson activity for Upper Intermediate English learners & IELTS students is a reading comprehension quiz about how people use the Internet.

Instructions:

Scan the Infographic below to find the answers to questions 1-7.

(Click on the image to view a larger version in a new window)

image credit: visualeconomics


timespentonline


Questions:

1) True or false? Americans spend 22% of their time online on social networking sites.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say

2) True or false? The average American spends around 60 days a year online.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say

3) True or false? Almost a third of American adults read the news online every day.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say

4) True or false? True or False? 15% of Americans use social networking sites.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say

5) True or false? People in Japan spend more time on social networking sites than people in Greece.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say

6) True or false? Social network sites are more popular in Spain than in Germany.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say


7) What was the third most popular brand used by online visitors in the survey?

a) Google
b) Youtube
c) Facebook

Click on the link below to do a quiz and check your answers.

How The World Spends Time Online - Multiple Choice Quiz >>

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