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AID: ayuda

ARTICLE: artículo // A text or piece of writing

BROADSHEET: periódico serio// A large-format newspaper with usually serious contest

CENSOR: censurar// oficial with the power to stop publication of certain articles

CHEQUEBOOK: talonario de cheques// the obtaining of exclusive rights to a story by payment of large sums of money

JOURNALIST: periodista // person who writes a letter to paper 2 person who writes articles sums of moneyh

CORRESPONDENT: corresponsal// 1 person who writes a letter to a paper 2 person who writes articles  for a peper

CRITIC:critico//  a person who writes articles, esp. stating opinion, about art, music…

CROPPED: recortado

CAPTION: subtítulo

DESK: sección// a department of a newspaper

EDIT: editar// to check modify and generally prepare written material for publication

EDITOR: a person who edits// the head of a newspaper or newspaper department

EDITORIAL: an article written by the editor stating his opinion

EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS: derechos exclusivos// rights or permission for one paper to publish a story that no other paper can

FEATURE: artículo destacado// a special or regular article in a newspaper, usually displayed prominently

FRONT PAGE: primera pagina// the first page of a peper, usually carring the most important story

HEADLINE: titular // the title at the top of an article// headlines the most important stories

JOURNALIST: periodista // a person employed to wrote articles for a newspaper

MEDIA: medios de comunicación// all the means of mass communication (papers, TV, radio..)

OPINION: opinión// what a person thinks about a particular subject, a subjective point of view

PAPER: thin, flexible material for writing or painting

STORY: a news article or report

TABLOID: a small-format paper, with short, sensational stories

NATIONAL: A newspaper which covers news across the whole country, together with international news. EX: The Daily Express, The Guardian, The Sun

REGIONAL: Contain some national and international news, but focus on news relating to a specific area of the country. EX: The Sussex Time, South West Mercury.

LOCAL: Contain some national and international news, but focus on fairly local news topics in detail. Usually based around towns, cities or groups of villages. EX: Bath Chronicle, Bristol Evening Post

TABLOID: Cover all national and international news. Often contain a certain amount of more “gossipy” or scandalous news ítems, or more personal stories. EX: The News of the World, The daily Mirror, The Sun

BROADSHEET: The largest time of newspaper. Cover all national and international news, often in a serious or formal way.

PARTS OF A NEWS STORY: 1.Headline 2.Lead 3.Nur Paragraph

TYPES OF HEADLINES; -Sentence headline (has a verb) –Phrase headline (no verb)

*ANALYZING LEADS: main verb, main subject and source (fuente).

*ANALYZE A HEADLINE:*Sentence headline (has a verb) / Phrase headline (no verb) *Verb tenses (present bur refers to a past action; this is done so the headline has sense of freshness and immediacy, making it more stimulating to read). *Missing words, typical headline words, omissions: use of numbers instead of letters, verbs… *The headline in “normal” English


-First section: with major news, world news and sometimes, editorials. The most important news articles are on the first page, the top half of the first page is referred to as “above the fold”

Local news section: with local news and weather.

Sports section

Lifestyle section: often containing feature articles, entertainment, travel, fashion information, cooking, puzzles…

-Classified ads section: in which people and businesses advertise items for sale and post jobs notices.

-Paid advertisements are scattered throughout the paper except on first pages.


Tabloid: -Mixes fact and emotions –Shorter sentences –Use biased ans emotional language –Stories are mixed together –May have less news so that there is room for stories about famous people. –Less complex vocabulary –Focus on famous people, prívate lives and scandal

Broadsheet: -More facts tan emotion –Longer sentences –Complicated vocabulary –Dividced into clear sections –Focus on major world events and politics –Generally concerned with events in major cities if the world

Present Simple: We bake the bread here.  The bread is baked here.

Present Conti: We are baking the bread. The bread is being baked.

Present Perf: We have baked the bread.The bread has been baked.

Past Simple: We baked the bread yesterday. The bread was baked yesterday.

Past Conti: We were baking the bread. The bread was being baked.

Past Perf: We had baked the bread.The bread has been baked.

Future: We will bake the bread next.  The bread will be baked next.

We are going to bake the bread. The bread is going to be baked.

Modal verb: We should bake the bread soon.  The bread should be baked soon.

  We ought to bake the bread.  The bread ought to be baked.


REACHED A PEAK: que llega a la cima


A SHARP RISE: salida drastica


A SHARP DECREASE: bajada drastica

A GENTLE FALL: bajada suave