In this video English lesson, part of my Daily Dose of English series from 2010-2011, I look at Headlines
Today, were going to have a quiz. A newspaper headlines quiz. Now, Newspaper headlines are written by journalists who are working both quickly and with limited space. They have to present the theme of the story as briefly as possible. This leads to some interesting ideas being presented. Here are some newspaper headlines gathered from various sources. They are all ambiguous because of different possible meanings of the words. Try this quiz and see if you can get them all right. Write your answers down on a piece of paper and check your answers at the end.
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