Suggest material for teaching 'Basic News Writing'

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Re: Suggest material for teaching 'Basic News Writing'

Postby trubadour » 17 Apr 2012, 13:31

sounds like a good intro

i remembered: http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/

you could use these stories to provide examples on which to model good writing as per the writing fun method (identifiying the key components)

E.g. you could go from identifying the 5 wh-'s in photos to identifying them in (ESL leveled) articles.
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