Monday, August 22, 2005

Work II

a) After answering the comments made on your blogs, please explore the Canadian site " The Way we Work"

b) Read two or three articles or interviews, sum up/report (do not forget to link the source) on your blog what you have read and make a personal comment on a point that strikes your attention or seems relevant to you.

c) At the bottom of your post, indicate the new vocabulary you have come across, or vocabulary connected to work that you would like to remember, together with an explanation of the meaning and/or translation to Portuguese or French.

You may want to use Wordreference or Thesaurus

Monday, August 15, 2005


  • Brainstorm and jot down words and concepts connected to work.
  • At a second moment, you may want to use the Thesaurus Don't just copy and paste but choose the words YOU relate to the concept.
  • Check through your bloglines account what the others have included in their blogs.
  • Comment on the other blogs words/concepts you do not understand, you would like to clarify or discuss.
  • Retrieve all words/concepts from the other blogs on Notepad, classify them in categories and post it in your blog.
  • Comment on the result of your findings (the frequency of some words/concepts and the main ideas your colleagues have of work).

Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Back from Holidays

For this week:
a) Upload your photographs to your Flickr account. Landscapes and photos of unknown people can be left public but you should change the privacy settings of personal photos to family and friends.
b) Upload the photos to one of the two pools created: Holiday Surprises or Everyday Scenes following the instructions given.
c) Read the post on and comment on it if you feel like it.
d) Read the answers to your questions Rudolf and Josef posted during the holidays and respond to them if questions were asked.
e) Choose one or two pics from your Flickr account, send it to your Blogger and blog about it, describing/commenting/giving more details of that particular scene.
f) Tag all your photos at Flickr with as many descriptive words as you can. If you do not know a word, add Wordreference to your favourites and use its French-English translator to find what you need.