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You have found the newspaper English section of the site which has worksheets related to different articles and mass media. There are currently 39 worksheets in this category with more being added regularly. This particular worksheet uses a newspaper article to get students to think about traffic police. It includes a range of activities including a true or false section, a role play, and a writing activity. If your students are not quite at this level yet, consider an alternative worksheet to use in your classroom.
Newspaper articles are a great ESL resource. You can use them to introduce vocabulary related to a particular topic, start discussions, and even when talking about reported speech with learners of any level. Sometimes you will have to create your own article or story rather than using something from an actual newspaper. This will ensure that it is written at a level suitable for your learners and focuses on something you specifically want to work on in class. With more advanced classes, you can encourage your students to read English newspapers outside of class and even submit ones that they think are interesting for you to consider using as part of a lesson. This gives students more practice as well as some input on the content of their course. Additionally it allows you to determine what they are most interested in. If and how you include newspaper English in your lessons is entirely up to you and depends a lot on your students.

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Movie Worksheet: Bones Episode:The Proof in the Pudding

Movie Worksheet: Bones Episode:The Proof in the Pudding

gabor
The tasks encompass after-watching exercises for listening comprehension of Bones series (The Proof in the Pudding-S05E12). They are designed for either in-class or extra activities for advanced l ...
2 Views 2,629 Adv
Movie Worksheet: David Bowie Obituary and NY Times Article

Movie Worksheet: David Bowie Obituary and NY Times Article

chocolate addict
Many of my students heard about David Bowie, but didn't know a lot about his work and his importance for the British music culture. So I started with the video ( Australian accent), then the arti ...
9 Views 7,625 IntAdv
Tabloid Magazine Activity Lesson

Tabloid Magazine Activity Lesson

This is a reasonably simple lesson to run, which my students seem to enjoy. Students work for a tabloid magazine, which is suffering from poor sales, because it is very boring. They must come up w ...
3 Views 11,687 IntAdv
The Oxford English Dictionary - New Words for 2015

The Oxford English Dictionary - New Words for 2015

, , Newspaper English,
The Oxford English Dictionary have just announced their latest additions - this time it's more than 500 words, phrases and meanings that have entered into common use over the last 10 years. I hav ...
7 Views 7,293 IntAdvExam
Homelessness: Is Sleeping in the Street a Crime?

Homelessness: Is Sleeping in the Street a Crime?

Easy English Articles
, , Newspaper English,
Centres around a short reading on 'homeless spikes'. Spikes are being used to deter homeless people from sleeping in city centres and new ones have just been added in Manchester, UK. Includes a ne ...
7 Views 10,316 IntAdvExam
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News Worksheet: IPhones in China

News Worksheet: IPhones in China

This news worksheet was made for Chinese students, but it will be also good for any other ESL students, who are interested in this topic. The first part is reading, the second part is a trans ...
5 Views 13,998 IntAdv
Charlie Hebdo

Charlie Hebdo

Hellen Haga
Newspaper English, ,
I wanted to discuss freedom of speech, limits of humor, etc with my intermediate/upper interm. students and created this class in a rush because all we can hear on the news lately is about the Fre ...
25 Views 10,356 IntAdv
Information Gap Task 2/4: City Events

Information Gap Task 2/4: City Events

Sirhajwan Idek
, Newspaper English
The information gap consists of one version of news reports (3 news reports)and one version of advertisements ( 3 ads) on city events, the two versions are followed by information transfer, senten ...
6 Views 6,797 ElemPre-IntInt
Emoji News - Adapted from BBC Articles

Emoji News - Adapted from BBC Articles

, Newspaper English
The BBC publishes weekly news round-ups summarised in Emoji form. This worksheet takes the simpler articles from several weeks' worth of summaries, and asks students to match the headlines / snipp ...
4 Views 6,431 Pre-IntIntAdv
Reading: Artificial Intelligence (Article)

Reading: Artificial Intelligence (Article)

Máthé Emőke
Newspaper English, ,
I wanted to find out more about this issue after having read the summary of the AI film in one of our coursebooks. I found this article and worked out a multiple choice task for it. Before reading ...
9 Views 9,714 AdvExam
Who Are the Media?

Who Are the Media?

Newspaper English,
This worksheet has been created for classes of students studying for a technical degree. It is meant to help them learn more about the various sources that are used in their exam. They often deal ...
6 Views 8,554 IntAdv
Nelson Mandela’s Death: Barack Obama Tribute

Nelson Mandela’s Death: Barack Obama Tribute

, Newspaper English
I've just prepared this worksheet based on Obama's speech on Nelson Mandela's death to work with one of my students today. It should be precedeed by some brainstorming on his life. You can find th ...
11 Views 15,572 Int
Okinawa- Is It Still Peaceful and Quiet?

Okinawa- Is It Still Peaceful and Quiet?

Newspaper English,
An article about the Japanese island of Okinawa, well known for centenarians and healthy life, which seems to be seriously disturbed by the presence of Amercian troops. Reading task to practice vo ...
1 Views 5,243 Pre-IntInt
Newspaper Template

Newspaper Template

Newspaper English,
This ppt contains the parts and definitions of the sections in a newspaper as well as some newspaper templates. Students can understand each of the parts and then create their own news based on th ...
10 Views 18,853 All
Breaking News! (Passive Voice in Use)

Breaking News! (Passive Voice in Use)

, , Newspaper English,
How to make learning the passive voice fun? Create and shoot the news! First of all let your ss recollect thematic parts a newspaper consists of. Then give them examples of the news/parts of the a ...
26 Views 32,409 Pre-IntIntAdv
Passive Voice Warmer

Passive Voice Warmer

, , Newspaper English
This activity is designed for a warm-up while studying passive voice. At first students can be asked to speculate about a picture of a kidnapped girl. After that, they are supposed to form sentenc ...
28 Views 21,008 Pre-IntIntAdv
News Report Writing Task

News Report Writing Task

Newspaper English,
This is a writing task (I personally used it for a test) that deals with news reports. This worksheet introduces the situation when a picture by Renoir was stolen, some details of the theft and gi ...
7 Views 11,802 IntAdv
Reading Help Wanted Ads

Reading Help Wanted Ads

, Newspaper English,
This worksheet helps with the very necessary skill of reading and comprehending employment ads. Included is a list of common abbreviations found in ads and what they stand for. Introduce this to ...
8 Views 13,202 Pre-IntInt
Visas and Realpolitik [for Russian Speakers]

Visas and Realpolitik [for Russian Speakers]

Newspaper English, ,
This worksheet will be helpful if you want to teach your students speak real every-day English and use active vocabulary at a high level. Unlike traditional vocabulary sections, that provide only ...
9 Views 3,523 IntAdv
Spain Goya Awards

Spain Goya Awards

, , Newspaper English
A speaking activity for advanced learners about the last Spanish Goya Awards Ceremony which has created a great controversy. It includes a reading with some questions to be answered. The article i ...
4 Views 3,677 Adv
The Economic Crisis

The Economic Crisis

This is a reading worksheet about the current economic crisis with a family on the poverty line in the UK. There is also a video about squatters in Seville and then also there is a debate about th ...
13 Views 10,866 Adv
P.o.S. (Part of Speech) - Newspaper Activity

P.o.S. (Part of Speech) - Newspaper Activity

, , , Newspaper English
Learning Grammar using newspaper. Objectives: To identify Parts of Speech from newspapers. Construct sentences based on the “formula” made with different parts of speech. Procedure: 1. ...
6 Views 14,348 BegElemPre-Int
Scavenger Hunt for Newspaper-in-Education Activity or the Press Club

Scavenger Hunt for Newspaper-in-Education Activity or the Press Club

, Newspaper English
A fun and simple newspaper activity to use in classroom. Students find each item in the newspapers, cut it and paste it. Write the number besides the item and write the page number where they foun ...
5 Views 9,886 BegElemPre-IntInt
Newspaper Writing Guidesheet

Newspaper Writing Guidesheet

» Newspaper English
I taught the students about the structure of a newspaper article, specifically using the inverted triangle. I then divided the class into groups and asked them to write a news article together. I ...
8 Views 13,280 IntAdv
Terror at Sea: The Sinking of the Concordia

Terror at Sea: The Sinking of the Concordia

45 minute documentary on the sinking of the Concordia. The worksheet includes a vocabulary matching activity, questions to answer while watching the documentary and a list of discussion questions ...
17 Views 9,317 IntAdv

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