Per-level Intermediate: News and Press Media (Review)

PART A_1

In this lesson, you will be able to:
learn words when talking about news and press media
express your opinions about specific topics

PART B_1

Please study the picture below. Then, describe it in as much detail as you can.

PART B_2

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Answer:
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PART B_3

Now, let me ask you a question about the picture.

PART B_4

1. Why is the woman worried?
Answer:

PART B_5

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. She is worried because her parents will visit her tomorrow.

PART B_6

Choose the correct meaning of the underlined word in each sentence.

PART B_7

1. He is one of the famous reporters in the Philippines.
a. [verb] to report in front of a camera
b. [noun] a person who reports or tells the news
c. [noun] a person who swims
2. Her parents will watch the news tonight.
a. [noun] the announcement of the latest events on television and radio
b. [noun] a newspaper
c. [verb] to watch news
3. Many reporters want to interview the famous actor.
a. [noun] a meeting with someone to ask him/her questions
b. [verb] to update someone
c. [noun] a person who likes asking questions
4. The witnesses told the police of what happened.
a. [adjective] tired and ready to sleep
b. [noun] a person who watches the news
c. [noun] a person who saw the accident
5. The reporter will deliver the news in five minutes.
a. [verb] to speak in front of the camera
b. [verb] to give foods to someone
c. [noun] a person who makes the news

PART B_8

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. b. [noun] a person who reports or tells the news
2. a. [noun] the announcement of the latest events on television and radio
3. a. [noun] a meeting with someone to to ask him/her questions
4. c. [noun] a person who saw the accident
5. a. [verb] to speak in front of the camera

PART C_1

Please construct your own sentences using the following words.

PART C_2

1. reporter Answer: .
2. deliver Answer: .
3. the news Answer: .
4. interview Answer: .
5. witness Answer: .

PART C_3

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)

PART D_1

Fill in the blanks. Choose the correct answers in the box below. Then, read aloud each sentence by changing the correct answer into its proper form if necessary.

PART D_2

deliver witness reporter
interview the news accident
1. He likes watching ____________ because it keeps him updated.
2. She has been working as a ____________ for five years.
3. The reporter will ____________ the president in the afternoon.
4. A reporter must always ____________ the news on time.
5. One of the ____________ does not want to be interviewed.

PART D_3

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. He likes watching the news because it keeps him updated.
2. She has been working as a reporter for five years.
3. The reporter will interview the president in the afternoon.
4. A reporter must always deliver the news on time.
5. One of the witness does not want to be interviewed.

PART E_1

Let’s talk. Please answer the questions by stating your opinions.

PART E_2

1. Some people say that the news is not always true. What do you think about that?
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2. It is better to watch the news than read it on newspapers. Do you agree or disagree?
Answer:

PART F_1

Now, I will ask you the following questions. You may ask questions, too.

PART F_2

1. Do you always watch the news? Why or why not?
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2. Do you prefer watching the news on television or online?
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3. Have you ever thought of becoming a reporter?
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4. What’s the latest news you have watched or listened?
Answer:
5. How often do you read newspapers?
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6. How do you stay updated with what is going on in your country when you don’t watch nor listen to the news?
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7. Should news in Japan be translated in English? Why or why not?
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