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Using a newspaper article?



Monkena
Germany

Using a newspaper article?
 
Can I just clarify something.  I have made a gap-fill exercise but the text is directly from a newspaper article.  Am I allowed to send it as a printable or is that considered īsomeone else īs work ī?

Thanks!

1 Feb 2010      



Lana.
Ireland

The article serves you as the original source and the exercise is fully yours, and since students will need the article in the end to check their exercise the article must stay. I see no reason why you can īt upload this worksheet.

Just please provide the newspaper name and the author īs name. And you should be fine, I reckon. Thumbs Up
 
P.S. I īm a fan of newspaper article exercises.

1 Feb 2010     



cagreis
Portugal

Totally agree with Lana. I think it īs better to use authentic texts (rather than producing themselves) and then make our own interpretation exercises.

1 Feb 2010     



Monkena
Germany

Thanks both of you - I use them quite often for business English students (though I don īt know whther that would be of any use here?) because I get them weekly, courtesy of a friend!

3 Feb 2010