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Apps Explained

Published: 25.03.2014, Updated: 05.03.2017
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What is an app? Watch and listen to the explanation in the video by Common Craft (2min.43sec.) and then try the tasks which follow.



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Class Survey

Carry out a class survey and find out which are the most popular apps. Make a list of the ten most popular.


In pairs, take turns at interviewing each other and find out:

  • his/her two favorite apps
  • why these are his/her favorites
  • any disadvantages with these apps

Is the App Really a Trap?

Read this article, Angry Birds:  Is the App Really a Trap?, and try the tasks associated with it.