Location: Islington Centre for English in central London
Join our Journalism Work Experience Course and mix real, hands-on journalistic experience with 'English for Journalists' English language course at the Islington Centre for English in conjunction with British Learning Academy.
Component 1: 'The Language of Journalism'
Students study English journalistic language with an experienced, native speaking tutor on the following areas:
Collocations: What words go well together? Tom bitterly regretted stealing the money. Julie shed few tears over the incident
Adjectives and Adverbs: vocabulary building
Efficiency: Write less and say more
Inversions: Not only, but also…
Participle Clauses: Given the current situation, many believe…
Journalistic Styles: A Comparison of Broadsheets and Tabloids
The language of Blogs
TV & Video News Presentation
Focus on Political language
Focus on Sports language
Focus on the language of disaster
Component 2: 'Theory'
Among other topics, students will learn how to critically examine pieces, what makes an effective article, headline writing, compare online and print journalism and tabloid and broadsheet styles. They will also receive practical advice on how to get a piece published, what editors want and how to take advantage of the social media revolution.
Component 3: 'In the field'
Students will gather news, record and edit video, write & publish a blog, carry out interviews and much more.
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