Activity 12.2 - Compose a Persuasive Essay Final Draft
The internet is one of the best inventions in this century
My mother, my brother and I went to my uncle’s house to pick up a letter and some pictures that my father mailed to us from Israel, probably weeks ago (he has been working there for almost 7 months.) He would also call us at my uncle’s home phone. It was a cold Saturday night, but when I finally listened at my father voice, I felt warm and overwhelmed. He talked about his work, the city where he lives, the weather, about the people, what they eat, etc. Talking to him and watching his pictures I felt closer to that place which was on the other side of the planet. The advances in technology, in transportation, in communication, and finally the internet were so amazing and faster than anybody could imagine. Our youngest won’t believe there was a time when we used to send letters that took weeks to be received; there was a time when people who were away did not have the opportunity to see each other for months. Instant mailing, chatting, talking was simply impossible! All of these fast, cheap, accessible tools and advantages are thanks to the internet – one of the most amazing inventions in this century! Everybody has an internet connection today, which brings distance, family and friends closer, gives colleagues the opportunity to search information together no matter where are they physically located, allows people to travel without having to move anywhere, and puts within a click of our fingers tons of information. The first, most common used of internet is researching. This is also one of most amazing, enjoyable, and simple tasks to get done in the internet. In present days students, professional, and non-professional people use the internet to make most of their researches for home or work issues. Students obtain info for their thesis, and essay’s developments from hundreds of websites in one place – their computers. Also it is cheaper than book...
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