The activities include ways of exploiting newspapers both for their language and their cultural content. The majority of activities need little teacher preparation time. A useful appendix provides a guide to the availability of English-language newspapers worldwide.
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30 minutes ACTIVITY PREPARATION PROCEDURE ACTIVITY PROCEDURE COMMENTS Alan Duff Ask each group Ask each student Ask the students authentic blu-tack captions chapter classroom collage colour copy culture day's newspapers decide different newspaper discussion display Elementary English-language newspapers English-speaking country example find a story five students Give each group Give out newspapers glue groups of four Half-day project headline and story human interest story ideas learners LEVEL TIME MATERIALS look Matching pictures MATERIALS ACTIVITY MATERIALS SKILLS ACTIVITY Meet the Press microprocessors minutes One newspaper newspaper article newspaper materials newspaper stories newspapers and ask Newsvendors Pair the students Paul Gascoigne person photocopier photographs possible PROCEDURE VARIATION COMMENTS sheet of paper SKILLS ACTIVITY PREPARATION SKILLS ACTIVITY PROCEDURE Stage stories Intermediate Story Bank available story that interests students to find teacher Tell the students theme Upper-intermediate VARIATION 1 VARIATION versions wall write