I’m sure you want to stay current with the most recent events and news that take place every day. Then why not start watching the news in your foreign language that you’re trying to master no matter the level of your development?
Actually, watching the news on TV regularly on a daily basis could help your comprehension and learning of a foreign language. I would follow the TV News strategy when learning Spanish. I started with 24Horas as well as the Noticias (the link can be found online). At first , it was difficult to get through all the information. To be honest with you I can tell you that the first week I was barely able to understand a handful of words, but at a later point, when the amount of my vocabulary and grammar knowledge increased I could grasp more.
While watching , we’ll be hearing more than we comprehend (at minimum in the beginning). You can overcome this through watching all of the news broadcast and then re-watch the bits that are difficult to understand to go back and watch them. Don’t give up if the news pieces appear to be presented in a rapid pace. This is a common occurrence for Spanish or Italian news as the presenters are known to talk extremely fast. If you just begin to look at the news, try to answer a few basic questions like for example when what, where, who, why and how that relate to the news. Visit:- https://bbcworldnews.net/
News and global news are always shown in major TV news services. This way, you can begin by following the news in the language you speak to get a general understanding of the current events happening in the world. This general knowledge of current events will enable you to better understand the news in the language of your target country and your anxiety will drop significantly.
Yep! The search for a news station of your preference is your first move. Well, of course you can look up your TV channel, and then select one News Service that you like.
Are there any benefits to watching television news? So what’s in it for me?
Another good thing is that following the news will enable you to get used to the sounds and sounds a foreign language and different accents. Through following the news, you will usually get various speakers and news announcers who speak fluently and have excellent pronunciation and diction to be monitored. Furthermore, presented news stories will give you a an idea of what’s going on in the nation where the desired language is spoken.
Additionally, typically TV news feature news tickers (also called “crawler” or “slide”) which are placed in on the lowest third of television screen space on TV news networks dedicated to presenting news stories or headlines. News tickers typically differ between the stations. For this instance, Sky News always displays a ticker of black color that has white texts throughout the whole broadcast day. This ticker turns yellow with black text to emphasize breaking news.
News tickers are also a good source of new vocabulary , as you’re watching the news, you can record all the new words that are used in the news articles. TV or Radio broadcasting news service. When I first started to study English (my first language that I wanted to learn) I turned in for the most up-to-date BBC Radio news. The thing with radio news is that it’s hard to follow because there are no visuals (images) to support your understanding of the news being presented in television news footage. You’re actually listening to the sounds – it can help improve your listening comprehension skills and can help you understand the sounds of a foreign language, and you aren’t distracted by images.