• ECTS

    3 crédits

  • Composante

    Langues et cultures étrangères

  • Volume horaire

    24h

  • Période de l'année

    Enseignement second semestre

Description

In this course, students will improve their comprehension skills through careful reading, study and discussion of newspaper or magazine articles on various topics and of varying lengths. The focus will be placed on the cultural, social, political and historical background that is frequently required in order to thorougly enjoy reading the press in English. Special emphasis will also be put on developing a deep understanding of sentence and text structure, and on developing reading skills so that relevant information can be found quickly and effectively, without the need for translation into the native language. Students will also be encouraged to read beyond the target texts to gain a deeper understanding of the topics covered. The main characteristics, history and influence of the British and the American press will also be explored.

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Objectifs

  • Understanding the differences between tabloids and the quality press
  • Reading and understanding headlines
  • Analysing a press article
  • Assessing the reliability of an article
  • Acquiring specific vocabulary
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Évaluation

Session 1 : 

1 devoir écrit de 2h comprenant des questions de compréhension d'un article de presse et/ou la rédaction d'une introduction à un commentaire portant sur cet article.

Session 2 :

1 devoir écrit de 2h comprenant des questions de compréhension d'un article de presse et/ou la rédaction d'une introduction à un commentaire portant sur cet article.

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Heures d'enseignement

  • Cultures anglophones : lire la presse EADEAD24h

Pré-requis nécessaires

Niveau d’anglais B1/B2.

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Bibliographie

Joël Cascade, Breaking News : Lire, Traduire, Commenter, Analyser la Presse Anglo-Saxonne, Paris : Ellipses, 2014

Judith Andreyev, Journal'ease vocabulaire : Tous les mots qu'il vous faut pour lire aisément un journal anglais ou américain, Paris : Bréal, 2015

 

Autres ressources

Websites  : The Guardian  https://www.theguardian.com/uk, The Independent https://www.independent.co.uk/ , The Timehttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/The Economist https://www.economist.com/The Telegraph https://www.telegraph.co.uk/, The Scotsman https://www.scotsman.com/The Herald https://www.heraldscotland.com/The Irish News http://www.irishnews.com/ ,, The New York Times https://www.nytimes.com/, USA Today https://eu.usatoday.com/, Time https://time.com/, Newsweek https://www.newsweek.com/... etc…

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