Vocabulary For IELTS # Newspaper

Vocabulary plays a very important role in IELTS and if you want to score high in IELTS it is very important that you have a wide range of vocabulary. Let us have a look at the vocabulary related to newspapers and can be used for talking and writing about newspapers.

 

Question/Answers

Q. How often do you read a newspaper?

A. I read a newspaper every day in the morning.

Q.Why do you think some people like reading newspapers?

A. Some people like reading newspapers as they have a passion for reading, as well as reading. They also like gaining knowledge about current affairs and then discussing them.

Q.Which other sources can people use to find out about the latest news?

There are sources such as television, smartphones, internet, and conversations with other people that can provide one with the news.

Q.Do you think that it’s important to know about news from other countries? Why / why not?

Yes, because it helps us to be updated with world affairs and gives us ideas on the life of people from other countries.

Types of newspapers

WORD MEANING
Tabloids Gossip newspapers
Broadsheets Newspapers printed on large sheets which are considered to be serious
Daily newspaper Papers printed daily
Weekly newspapers Papers printed on a weekly basis
Monthly newspapers Papers printed on a monthly basis
Quarterly newspapers Newspapers printed once every three months
Heavy newspapers A newspaper with serious content
Gutter press Newspapers which focus on sensational journalism, often about famous people
Periodical A newspaper or magazine published at regular intervals
 Local/Regional newspaper  A newspaper which contains news from a particular area.
 National newspaper A newspaper which contains news about the entire nation.

NEWSPAPER CONTENT

 WORD  MEANING
Headlines Heading or title appearing at the top of the page or article.
Columns News that is printed in vertical columns rather than horizontally
Obituaries This is a section in the newspaper for the people who have recently died
Horoscope This is the section of the newspaper that talks about the zodiac signs and sun signs
Weather report A weather report is that part of the newspaper about the weather.
Business section A section in the newspaper with business news
Opinion piece An opinion piece is an article that mainly reflects the author’s opinion about the subject.

Sports section A section in the newspaper with sports news

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