Plan a Holiday!
Unit 7 level 7-8
7. Keywords, contents, indexes, data bases, search engines
Searching in a book, a catalogue and an online search engine all need the same thing - first you must have an idea of what you are looking for.
If you are looking for a holiday for yourself and your friends you could use the keyword "holiday" or the keywords "young holiday."
What else could you use?
Searching in a book you might look at the
contents (at the front) first to find if there is a whole
chapter on your subject. You might look in the index (at
the back) to look for specific references to your subject.
A search engine searches a data base of information collected by a person who selects by using their intelligence or by a robot which visits online sites automatically.
Some search engines ask you to type in
Search the Guardian
Unlimited Archive at
Visit the Greek Tourist Board at http://www.areianet.gr/infoxenios
Visit the Greek
Island Postcards at
The Guardian Unlimited
site says the tourist board site is "notable for its detail
and attention to Greek history and myths" while the Postcard
site distinguishes between "touristic" Greece and the
areas that remain unspoilt.
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