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    4 th Medio How to read a newspaper

    Text Miners

    underground POST-READING

    Activity 1: Read the text again and by

    scanning answer the following

    Read the headline. Guess if a-h below aretrue (T) or false (F).

    a. The miners were trapped undergroundfor a little under two months. T / F

    b. It took almost a day to bring all of the

    miners to the surface. T / F

    c. None of the miners had any medicalproblems when they came up. T / F

    d. The article says more people watchedthe rescue than the World Cup. T / F

    e. There were a few problems with therescue which delayed things. T/ F

    f. No one has spent longer so deepunderground and survived. T / F

    g. Chiles president said the miners foughttoo much while underground. T/ F

    Activity 2 Multiple Choice

    All thirty-three miners trappedunderground in Chile for 69 days havebeen rescued.One by (1) ____, over a tense 22 hours, themen emerged into freedom afterspending over two months 700 metresunderground. The men were (2) ____ withwild applause and hugs from rescuers andfamily before being put on a (3) ____and taken to hospital for two days ofmedical checks. They were all in (4) ____good health, although one had pneumoniaand several had dental problems. Theirstory had gripped the world since the minecollapse in August. Their rescueattracted a TV audience (5) ____ a par withNeil Armstrongs first steps on the

    Skill ReadingComprehension

    Schedule 4 hours

    Expecting Learning


    show comprehension of theinformation itself and thecommunicative intension of the

    message using linguistic andtextual keys and tips.

    Identify communicative intention ofa text

    Find information through focusedreading (scanning)

    Recognize the functional value ofthe text, relating its informativecontent with real situations

    Apply inferring strategies

    Shows comprehension following thelogical order of the ideas

    Show comprehension of the learnt

    topic through creating a short pieceof new

    Express opinion

    Linguistic ContentFunctionHow to face a newspaperGive information, give opinion about aread piece of new.


    Report Speech

    Verbal FormPassive VoiceSimple Past Perfect


    Activity 1a.- Student will receive differentnewspaper.

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