CLASSROOM Grammar Elite
for Junior Secondary Students
Words by Theme

Unit 7

Theme: Media and Publications (p.72)

  1. Magazine (n.): a large thin book with a paper cover that contains articles, photos etc, and is usually sold weekly or monthly

    This magazine (雜誌) interviews (採訪) entrepreneurs (企業家) who have made outstanding (傑出的) contributions to the financial field (金融領域).

  2. Reporter (n.): a person who collects and reports news for newspapers, magazines, radio or television

    He is the reporter (記者) who is famous for asking tough (尖銳的) questions to get the facts.

  3. Interview (v.): to ask someone questions about their views on television, for a newspaper etc

    Our correspondent (通訊記者) was the first to interview (採訪) the witnesses (目擊者) to the shootout (槍戰) outside the bank.

  4. Research (v.): to study something carefully and try to discover new facts about it

    After years of researching (研究) into the Great Migration in Africa (非洲動物大遷徙), he presents his findings about the habits of wildlife (野生生物) in the region (地域) in the form of a documentary (紀錄片).

  5. Discover (v.): to find something that was hidden or that you did not expect to find

    The latest (最新的) issue (報刊的期數) of the criminal investigation (刑偵) magazine reported that the police had discovered (發現) the fugitive’s (逃犯的) hiding place and launched (開展) a capture (抓捕) operation.

  6. First-hand information (n. phr.): information that one obtains directly by himself or herself

    The education journalist (記者) has a habit of getting first-hand information (第一手資料) from educators (教育人士) in order to write convincing (可信的) reports.