Use this page to prepare for the exam Thursday February 28th.
You need to review the following:
Module 2 - Values
1. Vocabulary - use your quiz copies and/or the links below to study and practice.
2. Questions - gather all your homework, presentations and quizzes
A. Immigration history - this is in the form of charts (one about nationalities and one about dates)
B. Communities in the US (Washington DC and Bowling Green, KY)
C. Values - reading and quizzes about you know what (hint: there are 3, and they are in pairs)
3. Essay - review your errors (your baseline from October and your current work); practice to meet the 30 minute limit WE WILL HAVE AN ESSAY PRACTICE ON MONDAY
On the test you will be:
A. Answering questions about the news industry including newspapers, radio and TV. Use your quiz copies and/or the links below to study and practice.
The questions about the radio and newspapers will be fill-in questions - you need to remember the answers.
!!!You also need to bring examples for radio stations (name a commercial and a public one), newspapers (broadsheet and tabloid), parts of the newspaper (columns) and a wire service.
Materials: Use your quizzes and homework.
B. Writing about current events. How can you prepare? Review your homework pieces - reading the newspaper, listening to the radio, watching abcnews.
This weekend, watch the media. You will have to write a paragraph about a current issue. Your answer will be graded based the details you include and your grammar. You will have a choice of 2 or 3 topics. Possible events you will have to choose from: War in Iraq, Elections, Financial issues in the US, Football, Oil prices, Africa etc