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1 Unit 4 Newspapers and the News

2 A journalist writes stories for the newspaper. ____ An international correspondent reports from abroad. ____ A cartoonist makes funny drawings for the newspaper. ____ A photographer takes pictures. ____ Vocabulary Link Newsmakers Look at the pictures. Then match each sentence with the job it describes. Keys A D G C ABCD EFGH Lesson A The people behind the news Vocabulary Link

3 A copyeditor makes corrections before the newspaper is printed. ____ A publisher manages and publishes the newspaper. ____ A critic writes opinions about books, movies, and plays. ____ A news anchor reads the news from a TV studio. ____ Vocabulary Link Newsmakers Keys F B H E Look at the pictures. Then match each sentence with the job it describes. Lesson A The people behind the news ABCD EFGH

4 Vocabulary Link Newsmakers Answer these questions about the jobs described in the pictures. Then explain your answers to a partner. Which job is the most … glamorous? boring? creative? dangerous? Lesson A The people behind the news Vocabulary Link

5 Listening Proper names Christiane Amanpour Dan Eldon Other words photojournalistcorrespondent scary Language Notes A dangerous job Read the following words aloud. Lesson A The people behind the news

6 A dangerous job □ Keys Listen to the two conversations. Check Christiane’s and Dan’s job(s). □ news anchor international correspondent journalist photographer □ □ Christiane Amanpour Dan Eldon Lesson A The people behind the news Listening

7 A dangerous job □ Listen to the two conversations. Check Christiane’s and Dan’s job(s). □ news anchor international correspondent journalist photographer □ □ √ √ √ Christiane Amanpour Dan Eldon Lesson A The people behind the news Listening

8 ____ a parent ____ wrote a book ____ reports from London ____ born in London ____ worked in dangerous places ____ died on the job Keys D C C B B D A dangerous job Listen again. Write C if the statement refers to Christiane, D if it refers to Dan, and B if it refers to both. Lesson A The people behind the news Listening

9 Communicatio n Jobs in journalism Circle the choices that best describe you. I prefer speaking / writing in English. I want my future job to be exciting / predictable. I don’t mind working alone / with a lot of people. I am good / not good at meeting deadlines. People would probably say my personality is outgoing / shy. I like to have a quiet / busy schedule. I like to spend time indoors / outdoors. I prefer to work and travel near my home / all over the place. I prefer to be happy / well-paid in my job. I do well on creative / detail-oriented jobs Lesson A The people behind the news

10 Web-based movie critic Work alone at home. Watch movies and write about them for our website. Submit work every Thursday. The salary isn’t high, but you get to see all the latest movies for free! Jobs in journalism Read about these jobs. Based on your answers in the previous practice, decide the best person for each job. Writer: Travel for Pennies magazine Travel with a photographer and write articles about traveling cheaply. You’ll have to live on a tight budget, but you can travel the world! Lesson A The people behind the news Communicatio n

11 International correspondent: Hot Spots TV show Our correspondents file reports from the most exciting, dangerous places in the world. No two days are the same! You’ll meet interesting people and interview them. Competitive salary. Jobs in journalism Editorial assistant Work with a large staff in a newsroom. Research news stories, gather photos, and check facts. Good salary and benefits in a busy office atmosphere. Read about these jobs. Based on your answers in the previous practice, decide the best person for each job. Lesson A The people behind the news Communicatio n

12 Jobs in journalism Listen to two people talking about where they get their news. Then ask your partner whether they get their news from the same sources. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various news sources. 1. I usually always get my news online. I use the Internet because I think it’s a very useful tool and it’s always up-to- date. 2. I don’t watch TV or use the Internet, but I read the newspaper starting on the front page and going to the international section. Lesson A The people behind the news Communicatio n

13 Jobs in journalism (1) Information for practice very cheap reliable easy to carry around a waste of natural resources … Newspaper up-to-date on the spot news can read different points of views unreliable not accessible to everyone … Internet TV on the spot news video coverage reliable almost accessible to everyone … Lesson A The people behind the news Communicatio n

14 Global Viewpoints: What are you waiting for? Jobs in the news City Living: Lesson B In the news News sources Lesson B In the news

15 Global Viewpoints Jobs in the news News sources Before You Watch New words and phrases glamorous critic news anchor mess up media industry cameramanaccessible firsthand comics horoscope Language Notes Lesson B In the news

16 Watch the interviews and circle True or False. Correct the false sentences. Global Viewpoints While You Watch Lesson B In the news

17 Keys ■ Gian thinks working in the media is a glamorous job. Calum thinks being an editor is interesting and very creative. Calum thinks it would be fun to be an international correspondent. Woo Sung thinks news anchors have a great job. Woo Sung thinks it’s funny when cameramen mess up on TV. Miyuki feels that working in the media is very glamorous. Miyuki has a friend who worked as a cameraman or an assistant _______ Watch the interviews and circle True or False. Correct the false sentences. While You Watch True False _______ Lesson B In the news Global Viewpoints

18 Gian thinks working in the media is a glamorous job. Calum thinks being an editor is interesting and very creative. Calum thinks it would be fun to be an international correspondent. Woo Sung thinks news anchors have a great job. Woo Sung thinks it’s funny when cameramen mess up on TV. Miyuki feels that working in the media is very glamorous. Miyuki has a friend who worked as a cameraman or an assistant. ■ boring and not very creative doesn’t think doesn’t feel Watch the interviews and circle True or False. Correct the false sentences. news anchors While You Watch _______ True False _______ Lesson B In the news Global Viewpoints

19 While You Watch What do you learn about these people? Watch the interviews and match the correct information to make true sentences. Lesson B In the news Global Viewpoints

20 Calum ____ Miyuki ____ Dennis ____ Alejandra ____ Nick ____ Gian ____ What do you learn about these people? Watch the interviews and match the correct information to make true sentences a. b. c. d. e. f. likes to look at the sports section. likes getting news from TV because it feels “firsthand.” always saves the comics and horoscopes for last. finds it uncomfortable to carry a huge newspaper. doesn’t watch TV or use the Internet, but reads the newspaper. usually gets news online. While You Watch ■ Keys f d b e a c Lesson B In the news Global Viewpoints

21 City Living What are you waiting for? Main characters Mike JohnsonTakeshi Mifune Minor character Anna Lesson B In the news

22 In this episode, Takeshi and Mike try to get tickets for a rock concert. Preview Hey! James Hammond is playing at CBGB’s tonight! While Mike is reading the paper, he sees an ad for a concert. Lesson B In the news

23 In this episode, Takeshi and Mike try to get tickets for a rock concert. I know him. He’s great! Let’s go! Takeshi gets excited about the concert, but then Mike sees some bad news. Ah, man! It’s sold out! Preview Lesson B In the news City Living

24 In this episode, Takeshi and Mike try to get tickets for a rock concert. … she’s a journalist. She writes all the music reviews for The Village Voice. Suddenly, Takeshi sees a cute girl he knows and tells Mike about her. Preview City Living Lesson B In the news

25 City Living In this episode, Takeshi and Mike try to get tickets for a rock concert. … ask if she can get us some tickets for tonight. Mike has an idea, but Takeshi isn’t so sure about it. Are you kidding? Preview City Living Lesson B In the news

26 City Living In this episode, Takeshi and Mike try to get tickets for a rock concert. Uh … hi, Anna. How are you? Takeshi finally goes over and talks to the girl — and gets an interesting result! Preview City Living Lesson B In the news

27 1. Mike is reading a ___. 2. James Hammond is probably ___. 3. All the tickets for the concert ___. a. magazine Look at the photos. Then circle the correct answer. Choose a, b, or c. City Living b. newspaperc. letter a. a newspaper reporter b. an athlete c. a musician a. are on sale b. have been sold c. are expensive Keys Preview Hey! James Hammond is playing at CBGB’s tonight! I know him. He’s great! Let’s go! Ah, man! It’s sold out! … she’s a journalist. She writes all the music reviews for The Village Voice. City Living Lesson B In the news

28 4. Anna ___ a newspaper called The Village Voice. 5. Mike wants Takeshi to ___. a. writes articles for City Living b. makes speeches aboutc. is reading a. buy some tickets b. invite Anna to the concertc. ask Anna to get tickets Keys Look at the photos. Then circle the correct answer. Choose a, b, or c. Preview … ask if she can get us some tickets for tonight. Are you kidding? Uh … hi, Anna. How are you? City Living Lesson B In the news

29 City Living While You Watch What’s the story? Watch the video and number the sentences from 1 to 8 to put them in order. City Living Lesson B In the news

30 ___ Anna invites Takeshi to James Hammond’s show. Mike says the show is sold out. Takeshi sees Anna Markovich sitting at a table. Mike sees a newspaper ad for James Hammond’s show at CBGB’s. Takeshi walks over to Anna and starts a conversation. Takeshi tells Mike that he has a date with Anna. Mike tells Takeshi to ask Anna if she can get them tickets to the show. Takeshi suggests that Mike and he go to the show. While You Watch City Living Keys What’s the story? Watch the video and number the sentences from 1 to 8 to put them in order While You Watch 5 2 City Living Lesson B In the news

31 Here are some useful expressions from the video. City Living While You Watch Everyday English Describing a person Asking about identity You’re kidding me! stuff Hey! somehow man Are you kidding? I hardly know her! what are you waiting for with the silver guitar with the long, black hair has short spiky hair wears that really cool white suit with the long hair and glasses Isn’t he that …? The one sitting down? Lesson B In the news

32 Watch the video again and fill in the blanks with the information you hear. Keys So, what are today’s headlines? I don’t know. I’m reading the important (1) _____, like my horoscope and the entertainment section. (2) ____! Look at this! James Hammond is playing at CBGB’s tonight! James Hammond. (3) ___________ famous blues guitarist? The guy (4) __________________ and the (5) ______________? No, that’s Kevin Diamond. James Hammond is the singer. He has (6) _____________, he always (7) ___________________________... I know him — he’s great! Let’s go! Ah (8) ____! It’s sold out! Takeshi: Mike: Takeshi: Mike: Takeshi: Mike: Hey stuff long, black hairwith the silver guitar Isn’t he that While You Watch short spiky hair wears that really cool white suit man City Living Lesson B In the news

33 (9) __________________ ? Wearing the pink shirt? No. The really pretty one (10) _________________________. You know her, she lives in our building. She’s a journalist. She writes all the music reviews for The Village Voice. Well, (11) _____________________? Go over there and ask her if she can get us some tickets for tonight! (12) ______________? I can’t do that, (13) _______________! (14) _________, I got a ticket — and a date with … Anna Markovich. (15) _________________! That’s great! Keys Mike: Takeshi: Mike: Takeshi: Mike: Somehow Are you kidding with the long hair and glasses The one sitting down what are you waiting for I hardly know her Watch the video again and fill in the blanks with the information you hear. While You Watch You’re kidding me City Living Lesson B In the news

34 ___ the mayor’s divorce ___ an interview with a famous soccer player ___ a review of the newest movies ___ stock market predictions ___ an article about getting a college degree online Where would you find these newspaper stories? Match each story on the left with the newspaper section it would appear in on the right. After You Watch Keys b a a. b. c. d. e. sports section gossip column business section technology arts and entertainment e c d City Living Lesson B In the news

35 Name of person: _________________________________________ sports business arts and entertainment other: ______ √ √ √ √ Choose a famous person to role-play. Write the name. What field does the person work in? Check ( ) the box. City Living After You Watch □ □ □ □ √ Lesson B In the news

36 1. ____________________________________________? 2. ____________________________________________? 3. ____________________________________________? 4. ____________________________________________? 5. ____________________________________________? 6. ____________________________________________? Ask your partner the name of the person he or she has chosen to role- play. Write six questions you would like to ask that person. After You Watch Imagine that you are a newspaper reporter. Interview your partner. Then switch roles. City Living Lesson B In the news


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