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Watch a video on how to choose news and answer questions. Share your thoughts on this video.
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Watch a video on how to choose news and answer questions. Share your thoughts on this video.
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4 minutes 49 seconds
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
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1. Fill the gap.
The amount of information just a click away may be limitless, but the time and energy we have toandit is not.
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Only a few decades ago, news was
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...and three or four TV networks where trusteddelivered the day'sat the same reliable time every evening.
4. Fill the gap.
But the problems with this system soon became apparent as
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While it was known that authoritarian countries controlled andinformation,
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… secret assassinations, and political corruption undermined public faith in official narratives presented by
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But if everyone is anobody is, and different sources may disagree, not only opinions, but on the facts themselves.
8. Fill the gap.
Instead ofinterpreting a scientific study or a politician's speech,
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At the same time, the morethe story, the less you should try to follow it in real time.
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And watch out for reports that rely on
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Finally, and most importantly , try tonews before spreading it.
12. Fill the gap.
Whilehas enabled the truth to reach us faster,
13. Fill the gap.
… before you share that unbelievable oritem,
Tania232323 is from/lives in Ukraine and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2021-04-01. Tania232323 last logged in on 2022-01-28, and has shared 3 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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