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The rise of the emoji

In this programme, Neil and Dan will be discussing why emojis and emoticons have become so popular, and teaching you six items of vocabulary.

This week’s question:

When was the first emoticon used?

a)    1606

b)    1862

c)    1982

Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Vocabulary

empathy
the ability to understand other people’s feelings

interaction
when two or more people or things communicate with and react to each other

non-verbal
without using spoken language

cue
a signal to do something

clumsy
physically awkward

typo
a mistake you make when you type something

March 23, 2017

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