Социология VOCABULARY PRACTICE просмотров - 57
I. Read and translate the text using a dictionarylf necessary.
II. Find In the text the English equivalents of the following:
изучать человеческие взаимоотношения; изучение; общественное поведение; влияние общественных отношений на; область исследования; заниматься (интересоваться) чем-либо; источники информации; внешние черты; главная цель; выявить примеры; дать объяснения чему-либо; социальный контекст; полагаться на; творческое мышление; осознание (осведомленность); дать новое понимание; повседневная жизнь; область знаний; академические дисциплины; особая ориентация; исследовать способы; важность; международные отношения; работа правительства; применение силы и власти; исследовать личность; в отличие от; подчеркивать (выделять); подход к; рассматривать с точки зрения; наоборот; сосредоточить внимание на; общественная деятельность; общественные явления; увеличивать (усиливать); здравый смысл; мудрость; сведение — сведения; важно отметить (подчеркнуть); проверить (испытать); исследовать.
III. Supplythe missing words or word combinations choosing among those given below.
1) The sociologist has ... of examining human interactions. 2) Sociology is the ... study of social behavior and human groups. 3) As a field of study, sociology has an ... scope. 4) Sociologists are not... to just recognize this fact. 5) Thus ... simply accepting this fact as it is, sociologists study and analyze it thoroughly. 6) This term ... the body of knowledge obtained by methods ... systematic observations. 7) Sciences are ... divided into natural and social ones. 8) Natural science is the study of ... of nature. 9) Social science is the study of ... of human society. 10) Sociologists ... examine our ... with people. 11) Let us examine different approaches to the ... of gambling. 12) Participants in gambling ... friendship groups. 13) For such persons gambling is .... 14) In our daily life we ... common sense to get us through .... 15) Each piece of information must be analyzed ... other data.
in relationship to, rely on, a form of recreation, establish, issue, scientifically, social relations, various aspects, physical features, commonly, refers to, based upon, instead of, content, extremely broad, systematic, a distinctive way, unfamiliar situations.
IV. Studythe following word combinations and use them in sentences of your own:
to focus on, to have some influence on, to influence smth, to deal with, to be concerned with, to report news, to involve doing smth, passionate desire, to see in person, to attempt to do smth, shared feelings, in a critical sense, to be interested in smth, to obtain, to include, to have a common focus on, to remain in existence, an approach to, to view smth from several perspectives, at least, at times, to seem like.
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1. Read these descriptions of different physical topologies of communication networks and match them with the terms in Key information section 4. 1 All the devices are connected to a central station. 2 In tin- type of network there is a cable to which all the computers and peripherals are connected. 3 Two or more star networks connected together; the central computers are connected to a main bus. 4 All devices (computers, printers, etc.) are connected to one another... [читать подробенее]
1. What do the following abbreviations stand for? Choose the correct answer. 1.LAN a. local area network b. large area network 2.PAN a. private area network b. personal area network 3.MAN a. managed area network b. metropolitan area network 4.WAN a. wide area network b. wireless area network 5. VPN a. virtual private network b. virtual public network 6. GAN a. global area network b. great area network 7. WLAN a. wireless local area network b. wide large area network ... [читать подробенее]
1. What do the following stand for? 1. GUI a. graphic user interface b. graphical user interface c. graphical users interface 2. OS a. operating system b. operation system c. operating systematization 3. WIMP a. windows, information, menus, pointer b. windows, icons, memory, pointer c. windows, icons, menus, pointer 2. Decide which of the expressions below best describe a graphical user interface (GUI). user-friendly slow ... [читать подробенее]