You can pick a single story and cover it in depth, or a series of shorter news reports to make up a news show.
Pick a story about the country whose language you are learning.
Intersperse the presentation with still images and video if appropriate. You could do this as a studio presentation or lecture, and display the images on a screen behind the presenter, or cut away to reporters in the field, interviews, and video segments.
Add extra content on-screen by using text to complement what you're saying.
For teachers: benefits to students
The student is required to demonstrate fluency with the words required to describe topical events.
The student has to find out a little about the country they're learning about. Their choice of story can then lead on to classroom discussion.
Dramatic reconstruction makes for a good group project.
Adding multimedia content enables the student to approach the subject in a richer way than just using written text and still images.
Creating a multimedia presentation helps develop presentational skills and requires the student to consider what information is best presented using the different media: spoken, written, or visual.
Suitable for groups
A single news presenter in a T.V studio style set ready to give a the news bulletin of your choice. Simply record your work and customize the movie however you wish.
Click the link to download a Moviestorm movie template.