It’s Messy Out There

Step 1

The words and phrases below will appear in the video. Use the various Quizlet study modes to get used to the words. Enjoy!

Step 2

Listen to the video and answer the questions. If you cannot answer the questions after listening, please read and listen. Remember to write down the Code Word in your book. Good luck!

Step 3

Discuss the following questions with a partner or in a group.

  1. What images spring to mind when you hear the word ‘media’?
  2. What is the media?
  3. What are the good and bad things about the media in your country?
  4. Do you like the fact that today, media coverage of world events in instantaneous and extensive?
  5. What do you think about countries that ban or restrict the media?
  6. Do you always believe the media?
  7. How is today’s media different from that of 30 years ago?
  8. Can you think of any examples of the media being irresponsible?
  9. Would you like to work for the media?
  10. Does the media care more about truth or profits?
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