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Mass media the press blog

  1. 1. MASS MEDIA : THE PRESS MODULO 9WARMER: (5 minutes) WHOLE GROUPHow do you know what’s happening in the world? Do you read, listen or watch to get thatinformation?Do you read magazines or newspapers? What kind of newspapers can you find at the news 2stand? Where can you buy them?ACTIVITY 1 (20 minutes)- PAIRWORK 1. Have a look at the following pictures and decide which one you would probably buy and why. Then LABEL them with Tabloid/ Broadsheet/ magazine/glossy magazine. 2. To help you explain the reasons for your choice, complete the following chart
  2. 2. MASS MEDIA : THE PRESS MODULO 9 NAME TYPE/FORMAT AIMED AT NUMBER OF INFORMATION ADS PHOTOGRAPHS COVERED 2USEFUL LANGUAGE:I’d choose the _____________________ because it covers ________________.As I’m (not) interested in _____________I’d(not) probably buy_____________.For me, money is_________________________.Given the choice, I’d rather _____________________ than _________________.ACTIVITY 2 (15 minutes) PAIRWORKSurf the following sites and try to help youidentify the parts of the newspaper cover below.Vocabulary on MediaVocabulary on media 2 ARTICLE CAPTIONNo internet connection. VARIATION: HEADLINEChoose from the words in the box. JUMPLINE LOGO MAST HEAD MENU PICTURE WEBSITE
  3. 3. MASS MEDIA : THE PRESS MODULO 9 2ACTIVITY 3 PAIRWORK/INDIVIDUAL (10-15 MINUTES)To finish the activity, do the quiz and answer the following question.Have you changed your mind about which paper to buy? Explain.________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Write about 50 words.Remember to use linkers.FOLLOW UP ACTIVITY: ORAL INTERACTION. ( TO BE DONE DURING A 50 MINUTE SESSION)ROLE A:You are the customer. You want to advertise your product on a newspaper.
  4. 4. MASS MEDIA : THE PRESS MODULO 9You have to: • Explain what the product is (name) and what it is for. • Say the size you would like and for how long. • How much it will cost. 2 • Say you need a receipt/invoice. • Provide your company’s details.ROLE B:You are the assistant at the editorial department of a local newspaper. You start.You have to: • Offer assistance and ask what the customer wants. • Ask for the content of the advert. • Tell customer how much each classified is according to size and length of publication. • Ask for company’s details and way of payment. • Ask if (s) he needs anything else. • Say goodbye.

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