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News Reading for ESL students.
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News Reading

  1. 1. How to do your News project Deadline: 30th April, 2010
  2. 2. Guidelines for your project <ul><li>Write 10 news summaries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do a ppt, a word document, a glogster. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Topics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Culture: music, art, cinema, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Society: social problems, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Politics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accident and crime reports </li></ul></ul><ul><li>At least 1 article per topic </li></ul><ul><li>You can use images and videos as decoration. </li></ul><ul><li>Use google news </li></ul>
  3. 3. How to do your work with Google news
  4. 4. Type “google news” in google
  5. 5. Open the left menu bar and choose a country
  6. 6. This is Google news India
  7. 7. Choose an article
  8. 8. Write a summary: example <ul><li>Headline (titular): Delhi celebrates Ram Navami </li></ul><ul><li>Date: 24-3-2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Newspaper or newsagency: </li></ul><ul><li>Summary: </li></ul><ul><li>Today is the festival of Ram Navami, Hindi people do processions and they eat special vegetarian food. The festival lasts 9 days. People pray to the birth of the God Ram. </li></ul><ul><li>News URL: http://sify.com/news/delhi-celebrates-ram-navami-news-national-kdymkdjejhi.html </li></ul>
  9. 9. DO’s and DONT’s <ul><li>DO’s </li></ul><ul><li>Use your own words </li></ul><ul><li>Write short simple sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Write a 40-50 word summary of your news </li></ul><ul><li>DONT’s </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t copy from the article </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t use translators </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t use words you don’t know </li></ul>

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