The language journalists use in headlines in order to attract readers' attention differs from the ordinary one. They use various techniques to achieve this. This worksheet includes some information on the ones commonly used and four exercises for students to practise.
Level: Intermediate (B1), Upper-intermediate (B2) Vocabulary: Newspaper English Student Type: high school, adults Skill: Reading, Writing
Students choose the right tense and decide if they should use passive or active voice (all tenses: present simple and continuous, present perfect, simple past and past perfect and also the futures and conditional)
Level: Upper-intermediate (B2) Grammar: Passive voice or active voice Vocabulary: Newspaper English