Words Used in Connection with The Media 01
A newspaper that both entertains and reports is called a "tabloid".

Words Used in Connection with The Media 01

Try this English quiz on media words to help you understand and spell words which describe media texts such as newspapers, magazines, advertisements, brochures and leaflets.

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  1. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Tabloid
    Tabloid = condensed: small, concise newspapers
  2. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Layout
    Layout: headlines, columns, pictures, bullet points etc.
  3. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Viewpoint/bias
    Bias: possibly writer/company/editor opinions
  4. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Broadsheet
    Broadsheets originally were large in format
  5. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    A fact and an opinion
    Fact: 1066 Hastings. Opinion: ice cream is overrated
  6. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Target audience
    e.g. a leaflet on lunch box contents might target parents
  7. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Columns
    Columns break up the text on a page
  8. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Emotive language
    Emotive pictures: often used persuasively in leaflets too
  9. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Sub-headings
    Key words showing location of information in text
  10. Choose the correct definition for the following term.
    Logo and slogan
    Slogan: an apple a day keeps the doctor away!

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