My First Work Assignment “Unforgettable”, Says New Journalist
1. What is this passage mainly about? A. The qualities needed to become a good reporter B. The skills to become a professional photographer C. How to have a good interview D. Being careful in the new environment E. A and C 2. How many questions did Zhou Yang ask his new boss, Hu Xin? 二．Careful reading List all the questions Zhou Yang asked Part 1. to work in a team (Line 1—15) Part 2. to get an accurate story (Line 16—29)
Part 3. to protect a story from accusations (Line 30— 41)
Find the answers to Zhou Yang’s questions
1. Can I go out on a story immediately? 2. What do I need to take to take with me? Part 2:Things to remember (What do I need to remember when I go out to cover a story?) ◆ We need to be _________ . ◆ To ________ all the information we need to know, we have to ask many different _________ . ◆ To be a good reporter, we must have a “______ ” for a story. ◆ When we find people are not ______________ , we must find out the missing parts of the ______ .
Things to avoid (What should I keep in mind ?)
◆ Don’t miss ________. ◆ Don’t be _____. ◆ Don’t talk too much ourselves. The importance of listening (Why is listening so important?) ◆ get the ________ _______ . ◆ Meanwhile we have to____________ depending on what the person says. How can I listen carefully while taking notes?
Part3: to protect a story from accusations
7. Have you ever had a case where getting the wrong end of stick? someone accused your journalists of
The footballer was thought to be guilty because . A. He usually told lies. B. He stopped the reporter publishing an article. C. He took money for deliberately not scoring in order to let the other team win. D. He bribed another football team
Pay attention to the difficult phrases
cover a story have a good “nose” for a trick of the trade get the facts straight get the wrong end of the stick this is how the story goes get a scoop 1. to present ideas fairly 2. this is the story 3. to get the news first 4. to report on an important event 5. to “smell” out the hidden story 6. clever ways known to experts 7. not to understand an idea