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WORK SKILLS ESP English for Mass Communication Expressions Selection

The Language of the Media

BBC World Service at website presents a booklet entitled “The Language of the Media”. The booklet was designed to introduce us to some of the styles of English we will hear when listening to BBC World Service. It offers useful vocabulary and expressions about the language of the media in eight types of programs/broadcasts: news headlines, news reports, sports commentaries, holiday programs, arts reviews, interviews, financial reports, Internet.

The BBC News Style Guide

John Allen for BBC Training & Development presents the publication entitled “The BBC News Style Guide”. This style guide represents the use of English in written and spoken communications, such as parts of speech, active and passive, collective nouns, the definite article, etc.

Speaking on the Radio

Antje Schwarzmeier for website presents useful phrases and vocabulary about speaking on the radio in various topics of contents: composition and structure of radio texts, tips for plain and vivid language in radio texts, presentation.

Basic Tool Kit & Resource Guide for Young Film Makers

American Film Institute (AFI) Screen Education presents language and vocabulary of filmmaking in a wide variety of topics: glossary of film terms, storyboard glossary of common film shots, guide to script formatting, guide to 3-pont lighting, blank storyboards, production call sheet, and publish and connect.

TV Production Glossary

Westcoast Video Production Inc. at website presents useful phrases and vocabulary about TV Production.

Film & TV Production Roles and Departments

Film Victoria Australia at website presents technical terms of film & TV production roles and departments.

The Media

Michael McCarthy and Felicity O’Dell, the author of English Vocabulary in Use book at Cambridge University Press helps us learn new vocabulary and phrases about the media in a number of topics: radio and TV programs, newspapers and magazines, media and technology, people and the media.

Motivational Interviewing Strategies and Techniques: Rationales and Examples

Sobell and Sobell at website presents useful expressions and vocabulary about motivational interviewing strategies and techniques in several topics of content: asking permission, eliciting/evoking change talk, exploring importance and confidence, opened-ended questions, reflective listening, normalizing, decisional balancing, etc.

Types of Newspaper Articles

Ms. Poste at website presents types of newspaper articles and certain aspects that characterize a newspaper article.

The Elements of Style

Strunk, W., Jr. and White, E.B. from University of Washington at website present an article about the elements of style. In the article, we could learn elementary principles of composition: make the paragraph the unit of composition: one paragraph to each topic, as a rule, begin each paragraph with a topic sentence, use the active voice: the active voice is usually more direct and vigorous than the passive, put statements in positive form, omit needless words, etc.