News Travels Fast

Dear students!

In your blog post #12, you will have the opportunity to try on the role of a newsmaker using vocabulary o the topic "Media. News. Celebrity".

For better understanding of the material of your wordlist, explore new words and expressions used in context in your coursebooks:

  1. English Vocabulary in Use. Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate: Units 74, 75
  2. English Vocabulary in Use. Upper-Intermediate and Advanced: Unit 53
  3. English Collocations in Use: Units 36, 60
  4. English Collocations in Use. Advanced: Units 42
  5. Oxford Word Skills. Advanced: Unit 50 (B)
  6. English Idioms in Use. Intermediate: Units 25
  7. English Phrasal Verbs in Use: Units 45, 46
  8. Oxford Word Skills: Idioms and PhrasalsUnit 36

More collocations from news stories can be found in this quiz.

For your blog post, you will have to:

1) write a news article about a recent event held at the university or at our department (up to 100 words).

2) write an interview with a person who organised or took part in the event (up to 100 words). You can actually interview this person and present his/her answers using the active vocabulary (20-25 items in general for both tasks).

Remember to insert pictures and/or videos.

Good luck!

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