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Session 4

Formal and informal writing

Is language becoming more informal because of email and the internet? Read our article to find out if 'Dear…' is dying.

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The BBC Newsroom.

A great way to learn English is through authentic news reports. This course helps you understand BBC News stories – we give you the vocabulary and grammar you need to follow the news, as it happens.

And there’s a new one every Thursday.

To do

So that's News Report - now try this activity.

Fill the gaps

3 Questions

Prove you understood the News Report introductory video by scoring 3 out of 3 in this short quiz. Good luck.

Congratulations you completed the Quiz
Excellent! Great job! Bad luck! You scored:
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Well done – now you know everything about our new series, News Report. Go to the next activity to listen to your first News Report.