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CLIP 8226

Reporting a race

Reporting a race
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Key Info
  • Reporting a race
  • Duration: 01:26
  • What happens when a reporter gets too involved? In this clip, Jeremy Clarkson tries to make a fast lap of a difficult race track, while reporting to camera. He finds the situation far too tense. Published as part of the Top Gear website bbc.co.uk/topgear/. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Literacy

       Topic:

    Journalism

  • Keywords: speed, fear, tension, description, reporting, speech, TopGear
Ideas for use in class
  • What kinds of descriptive words could be used to describe the situation? Pupils could try writing their own article about the race to describe what happened. This is an edited clip from a longer video, you see the full video here - bbc.co.uk/topgear/videos/index.shtml?cat=challenges&id=17.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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