LESSON 7. INFORMED OR MISINFORMED?
1. Do you believe everything you read, especially online? Why or why not?
What questions should you ask yourself about online articles?
Why is it important to evaluate information, especially online?
What are the standards for publishing, including publishing on the Internet?
2. Ex. 2 p. 258
Read the following article. What questions from Ex. 1 does it answer?
After reading the article prepare some pieces of advice for Internet users.
|It is recommended (not) to …
It is advisable (not) to…
By all means you ought to …
You should (not) …
3. Ex. 3 p.259
Read the title of the article. What do you already know about the topic before reading the article?
Read the article and answer the questions below.
How effective is the headline in summarizing the story and getting the reader’s attention?
Does it answer the questions:
4. Look through the editorial again and evaluate it.
Are facts in the story given from the most to least important?
Is its impact international, national or local?
Are the sources of information reliable?
Does the author show his opinion? Is it objective or biased?
5. Practice the vocabulary of the lesson.
6. Ex. 4 p. 261
Write the answers to the questions in your exercise book.