What comes to your mind when
you see these pictures?
Open the book Advanced Learning English 1, do the task 1
To inform readers, listeners or
viewers about events which are
considered newsworthy or
1. Newsworthy event(s): recounts the
event in summary form.
2. Background events; elaborate what
happened, to whom, in what
3. Sources: comments by participants
in, witnesses to and authorities expert
on the event.
1. Short, telegraphic information about story
captured in headline.
2. Use material processes to retell the event.
3. Set the projecting verbal. Processes in source
4. Focus on circumstances (e.g. mostly within
Two Die in Bayfield County Crash
in Snowy Conditions
By The Associated Press
Nov. 13, 2010 6:42 p.m.
Town of Keystone — Authorities in far northern Wisconsin
say two drivers are dead and a passenger hospitalized
following a traffic collision in snowy conditions.
The Bayfield County Sheriff's Department says the crash was
reported Saturday about 10:40 a.m. in the town of Keystone.
Deputies say emergency responders arrived to
find both drivers dead.
Investigators believe that road conditions were
deteriorating rapidly because of a snowstorm
that dumped about 4 to 5 inches of snow as of
The National Weather Service says the area
would have had at least a few inches of snow
on the ground around the time of the collision.
The Sheriff's Department has not released the
names of the victims or passenger.
Now answer the following questions
News item is a text which informs readers
about event considered newsworthy or
Generic Structure of News Item:
1. Nesworthy event
2. Background event
Language Features of News Item:
Using Action Verbs, Saying Verbs, and
News Reporting Simulation
1. Work in a group. Choose one recent news. Feel free
to choose any kind of news, including gossip.
2. Learn carefully the news, then make a script based
on the news you‘ve chosen.
3. One person will act as news reporter, one will be
cameraman who make video of news reporting,
other will be the source.
4. Dramatisize the news reporting simulation.
5. Record it or make video of it.
6. Submit the video and present it in the class.
Go to the edge of the cliff and
jump off. Build your wings on
the way down.
Ray Bradbury, Brown Daily Herald
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