Ask any Eleven Plus child about these words – and admire the acquisition of their new vocabulary.
Fibre Optic Cable
Back in 1439 Gutenberg developed his printing press – and this led to books and a whole different method of communication. Educated people must have fallen with pleasure on the books and very quickly come up with a whole new vocabulary.
These words are now so much part of our daily life that we accept these words without question.
There is another collection of terms that has emerged as the years have gone by:
Dj (Dust Jacket)
Op (Out of Print)
An Eleven Plus exercise could contain words like binding, contents, illustrations.
Many parents, however, would consider it to be unfair; however, to include words like firewall, phlishing and botnet in an Eleven Plus exercise.
I wonder if one day we will see an exercise like:
Group these words into the correct category:
Contents, Dj, worms, binding, cyber space and Op.