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Is Texting Taking its Toll on the English Language?

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Dan Lacey

on 17 May 2010

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Transcript of Is Texting Taking its Toll on the English Language?

txting is fster thn writin full wrds Texting is making people forget how to spell! Your kids will grow up not using the traditional English language and may become a genius like this child. Phones are made so that typing is easier, but people still use text language. texting in the office causes less distractions Texting while driving causes people to crash 28 % of car accidents involve talking or texting on cellphones
Texting improves concentration According to scientific research texting can cause children to be distracted while they are studying or doing homework Over texting can lead to dyslexia and sloppiness U - You
R - Are
4 - For
Cya - See you
Brb - Be Right Back
FYI - For Your Information
LOL - Laugh out Loud
G2G - Got To Go
Ttyl - Talk To You Later
Btw - By The Way
2day - Today
Ily - I Love You
OM|G - Oh My God Texting is a much cheaper and faster way of communicating with other people 95% of text messages are delivered within 10 seconds Our Resources:
Williams, Amy. "Text Messaging, Chat Abbreviations and Smiley Faces - Webopedia." Webopedia: Online Computer Dictionary for Computer and Internet Terms and Definitions. 12 Jan. 2010. Web. 11 May 2010. <http://www.webopedia.com/quick_ref/textmessageabbreviations.asp>.

Account, Creating An. "Does Text Messaging Harm Students' Writing Skills? | Edutopia." K-12 Education & Learning Innovations with Proven Strategies That Work | Edutopia. 26 Mar. 2008. Web. 11 May 2010. <http://www.edutopia.org/poll-text-messaging-writing-skills>.

O'Connor, Amanda. "Instant Messaging: Friend or Foe of Student Writing?" New Horizons for Learning. 7 Mar. 2005. Web. 11 May 2010. <http://www.newhorizons.org/strategies/literacy/oconnor.htm>.

Many Authors. "Text Messaging and Chat Abbreviations." Text Messaging and Chat Abbreviations and Smley Faces. 26 Mar. 2010. Web. 11 May 2010. <http://www.webopedia.com/quick_ref/textmessageabbreviations.asp>.
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