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vrijdag 15 december 2017

2017 Word of the Year (One of Them)

Collins Dictionary have announced their 2017 Word of the Year.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • to reverse - to change the direction of something things so that they go the other way around
  • fact check - a check that the facts of a story are correct
  • to claim - to say that something is true even when you cannot prove it
  • bat - a small animal like a mouse, but with wings; it flies at night
  • truthful - telling or expressing the truth
  • to go on strike - to stop work because you want things at work to change
  • afraid of heights - afraid when you are in high places like a tower or mountains
  • news anchor - someone who reads the news on a television broadcast
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. The news anchors start by practicing reading several headlines.
    Copy 3 of these headlines.

  2. Explain what this sentence means:
    “The nation relies on me to read truthful facts.”

  3. What is Collins Dictionary’s official 2017 word of the year?

Extra speaking (and writing) assignment
1. Work in groups.
2. Think of 3 other headlines for the video. Let your imagination run wild!
3. Write them down.

Extra extra speaking (and writing) assignment
1. Produce your own news show to announce Collins Dictionary’s word of the year.
2. Work in groups.
3. Write the script. Follow the format of the above video.
4. Practice your show.
5. Record your show.