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Episode 5

In this weeks episode:

Different Ways of Learning shows the various options that are available to people who would like to return to education.

How to Send a Text Message gives useful tips on how to use the number keypad of a mobile phone to type messages, as well an introductory guide to using abbreviations to shorten messages.

A Really Useful Guide to Topping Up Your Mobile Phone

Programme also includes a studio interview with T.D. Minister of State for the Department of Education and Science, Sile De Valera, and Francis Ward, NALA Chairperson and tutor at Crumlin College. The interview covers government funding for adult education, the importance of adult education to the state, what NALA is and what kind of work they carry out, as well as discussing the use of "text talk", literacy tools, and changes in modern technology from an education perspective.

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Understanding texting
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