Share them with your group and write a list including all your different ideas.
What other media do you know apart from TV and written newspapers? Which one do you usually use to know about news? Which one is your favourite and why? Have a minute to think and put it in common with your group.
Now that you are an expert on the BBC, we going to look into some real news on the BBC websites. Here you are the links to different sections with authentic BBC World news butadapted for English learners.
In pairs, have a quick look at the different sections and choose one piece of news that you are interested in. Read it carefully and analyse the most relevant information about it. Remember the five Ws that we learnt!
WHO was involved?
WHERE did it take place?
WHEN did it happen?
WHY did it happen?
And the last one, although it doesn’t start with a ‘W’ : HOW?
Don't you remember? Listen again to the BBC journalist Huw Edwards on how to gather news stories (Accessed on 29/04/2018). Don't worry, you have the video transcription and summary to understand better.
When you finish practise with your partner reporting it and get ready to do it in front of the class. And don't forget the three Cs, being clear, concise and correct (Huw Edwards on writing news stories (Accessed on 29/04/2018).