How has globalisation changed the way we communicate?

In this lesson, we will learn all about how globalisation has changed the way we communicate. We will begin by looking at how the way we communicate has changed and then explore whether access to the internet is equal. Finally, we will learn about the effects of changing communication.

How has globalisation changed the way we communicate?

In this lesson, we will learn all about how globalisation has changed the way we communicate. We will begin by looking at how the way we communicate has changed and then explore whether access to the internet is equal. Finally, we will learn about the effects of changing communication.

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Key learning points

  1. Reflect on how communication has changed
  2. Note that internet usage is not globally equal
  3. Summarise the advantages and disadvantages of changing communication

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5 Questions

Q1.
Which of these things helps to facilitate Globalisation?
Places
Sanctions
Taxes
Correct answer: Technology
Q2.
Some geographers and historians argue that globalisation began when Christopher Columbus arrived in which country?
Correct answer: America
Britain
China
India
Q3.
In what year did international links begin to form between Europe and China?
Correct answer: 1250
1492
1800
Q4.
Which of these things did not help increase globalisation in the 1800s?
Railroads
Steamships
Correct answer: Trucks
Q5.
How have shipping containers helped facilitate globalisation?
They have increased the connections between people
Correct answer: They have made trade cheaper and efficient
They have made trade more expensive

5 Questions

Q1.
What did most people use to communicate in the early 20th century?
Mobile phones
Correct answer: Telephones
The Internet
Q2.
How has the number of people using the internet changed over time?
The number of people using the internet has decreased.
Correct answer: The number of people using the internet has increased.
The number of people using the internet has remained the same.
Q3.
Which of these statements is not true?
The internet has led to less face-to-face communication in some places.
The internet has made it easier for people to learn new things.
The internet has made it much easier and quicker for people to communicate.
Correct answer: The percentage of people who can access the internet is the same in every country
Q4.
Which of these things did not help increase globalisation in the 1800s?
Railroads
Steamships
Correct answer: Trucks
Q5.
How have shipping containers helped facilitate globalisation?
They have increased the connections between people.
Correct answer: They have made trade cheaper and efficient.
They have made trade more expensive.

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UnitGeography / Globalisation

Geography