The internet – An introduction to the web – Telstra Everyone Connected

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The internet – An introduction to the web – Telstra Everyone Connected

The internet – An introduction to the web – Telstra Everyone Connected


1 00:00:02:18 00:00:07:04 The internet is
a tremendous source of news and information.
2 00:00:07:05 00:00:11:14 It hosts hundreds and thousands of websites
that offer everything 3 00:00:11:15 00:00:18:01 traditional newspapers,
magazines, TV and radio stations do, and lots more.
4 00:00:18:02 00:00:23:18 A website, for example, is made up of pages,
just like a book. 5 00:00:23:19 00:00:28:19 And like the pages
in a book, web pages can present text, pictures and photos
6 00:00:28:20 00:00:33:13 – but they can also show video, and play
speech and music too. 7 00:00:33:14 00:00:39:02 Finding the news
sites you know – and discovering new ones, is pretty easy too.
8 00:00:39:03 00:00:44:14 Just like TV and radio stations, each have a unique location
on the tuning dial, 9 00:00:44:15 00:00:48:22 every website has
its own address on the internet. 10 00:00:48:23 00:00:53:07 You can visit a
news website by entering its address into the
11 00:00:53:08 00:00:56:21 web browser program that comes with your computer.
12 00:00:56:22 00:00:59:21 There’s no need to worry if you don’t know
the address, however. 13 00:00:59:22 00:01:07:08 Just type the name
of what you’re looking for into the search box and your computer will go and find it
for you. 14 00:01:07:09 00:01:12:12 All the traditional,
familiar news sources are online: the major newspapers,
15 00:01:12:13 00:01:18:05 the big radio stations and TV networks each have
their own websites. 16 00:01:18:06 00:01:22:22 You can read the
same paper you’ve always read but do it online,
17 00:01:22:23 00:01:28:01 and when it’s on the web, the story might include a short
video as well to watch. 18 00:01:28:02 00:01:32:12 If it’s breaking
news, the story will be updated several times a day.
19 00:01:32:13 00:01:36:02 If it’s an ongoing story, you can recap
on the events or get a 20 00:01:36:02 00:01:41:04 broader picture
of the issue – by reading articles related to that story.
21 00:01:41:04 00:01:44:24 When it comes to TV, you can watch news,
current affairs 22 00:01:45:00 00:01:49:20 and many of your
favourite television shows on the network’s website.
23 00:01:49:21 00:01:54:21 So, if you missed the day’s scheduled news bulletin
or a TV show, 24 00:01:54:22 00:02:01:01 you can ‘catch-up’
on what happened using your computer – and at a time that suits you.
25 00:02:01:01 00:02:04:00 You don’t need to watch the whole bulletin either.
26 00:02:04:00 00:02:10:11 You can just watch sports stories, or just stories from a certain
part of the world, or just local news – 27 00:02:10:12 00:02:12:20 whatever you like
best. 28 00:02:12:21 00:02:15:07 Radio has a home
on the internet too. 29 00:02:15:08 00:02:21:13 Stations you might
have listened to all your life now have websites that not only broadcast what’s on air,
30 00:02:21:14 00:02:25:18 they also save programs so you can listen to them later.
31 00:02:25:19 00:02:29:01 Finding news and information on the internet is easy –
32 00:02:29:02 00:02:33:09 just look for the same news sources you’ve
trusted all your life. �

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