The process of becoming a journalist

The process of becoming a journalist

Introduction

Ex. 1

to prod and poke smth. мешать, тревожить
to give smb. an extra edge дать кому-то преимущество, ставить в прибыльную позицию
to predict the twists and turns of smth. предвещать тонкости, подробности, детали, углы и закоулки
to be deceptively simple обманчиво просто
an indispensible asset нужное ценное полезное качество
to The process of becoming a journalist be attuned to what is happening подготовлен, настроен на анонсы, последние действия
to prophesy smth. предвещать, предсказывать, толковать Священное Писание
to have a strong vocational slant иметь сильную профессиональную направленность
the text is cognizant of some concerns обдумывать, быть информированным, осведомлённым
at the outset c самого начала
to promote The process of becoming a journalist and foster democracy содействовать, продвигать, провоцировать, поощрять
tertiary study предстоящее образование
to serve as powerful counter forces to corruption cлужить сдерживающим фактором коррупции
in enlightened countries в просвещённых, развитых, свободных от предрассудков странах
to accelerate the demise of smth. ускорить падение, смерть, кончину
to refuse to divulge sources The process of becoming a journalist to court отрешиться именовать источник в суде
to be killed in the line of duty погибнуть при выполнении долга
journalism is multifaceted журнализм многогранен
to write a platitude банальость, непристойность, тривиальность
to meticulously coalesce information кропотливо, педантично, дотошно собирать информацию
to provide a crisp story with fissures написать ясную, лаконичную, содержательную The process of becoming a journalist историю с трещинками, в которые может провалиться Сьерра-Леоне
to act as an informal gauge of popular opinion cлужить неофициальным методом оценки публичного представления
to have the chutzpah to do smth. иметь нахальство, наглость (смелость) сделать что-л
to have a remarkable gift of foresight иметь The process of becoming a journalist редчайший дар предвидения
to forge an impressive career in journalism выстроить впечатляющую карьеру в журналистике
to operate a video handicam уметь воспользоваться портативной камерой
to verify the provenance of information проверить источник инфы
to have vested interest in smth. иметь личный, алчный энтузиазм в чём-либо
to lose ground сдавать The process of becoming a journalist позиции, терять воздействие, популярность

Ex. 2

1.

to promote and foster democracy содействовать, продвигать, провоцировать, поощрять
to serve as powerful counter forces to corruption cлужить сдерживающим фактором коррупции
to accelerate the demise of a tyranny ускорить падение, смерть, кончину
to act as an informal gauge of popular opinion cлужить неофициальным методом The process of becoming a journalist оценки публичного представления
to prod and poke smth. мешать, тревожить
to prophesy smth. предвещать, предсказывать, толковать Священное Писание
in enlightened countries в просвещённых, развитых, свободных от предрассудков странах

They can all serve as a metaphor for the media

3.

tertiary study предстоящее образование
to operate a video handicam уметь воспользоваться портативной The process of becoming a journalist камерой
to have the chutzpah to do smth. иметь нахальство, наглость (смелость) сделать что-л
to refuse to divulge sources to court отрешиться именовать источник в суде
to be attuned to what is happening подготовлен, настроен на анонсы, последние действия
to give smb. an extra edge дать кому-то преимущество, ставить The process of becoming a journalist в прибыльную позицию
to predict the twists and turns of smth. предвещать тонкости, подробности, детали, углы и закоулки
specialist knowledge особые, проф познания
an indispensible asset нужное ценное полезное качество
an unassailable fact бесспорный факт
to write a platitude банальость, непристойность, тривиальность
to have a remarkable gift of The process of becoming a journalist foresight иметь редчайший дар предвидения
to verify the provenance of information проверить источник инфы

4.

to forge an impressive career in journalism выстроить впечатляющую карьеру в журналистике

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to meticulously coalesce information кропотливо, педантично, дотошно собирать информацию
to provide a crisp story with fissures the size of Sierra Leone The process of becoming a journalist написать колоритную историю с трещинками, в которые может провалиться Сьерра-Леоне

Ex. 3

Major - более принципиальный, насущный, острый, главный, высший

Big - принципиальный, значимый

Key - основной, главный, ведущий, командный, главный

Fundamental - основной, коренной, базовый, значимый

Significant - значимый, принципиальный, значимый, знаменательный

Pertinent - уместный, подходящий, имеющий отношение, относящийся к делу,

Salient - приметный, броский, бросающийся в глаза

Cricial - переломный, решающий, критичный The process of becoming a journalist, насущный, нужный

Historic - исторический, имеющий историческое значение

Overriding - важный, доминирующий

Vital - (актуально) принципиальный, насущный, значимый, нужный

Indispensable - неотклонимый, принципиальный, нужный

Pivotal - кардинальный, основной, базовый, главнейший, центральный

Landmark - поворотный пункт, веха

Critical - переломный, решающий, критичный, насущный, нужный

Momеntous - имеющий огромное значение, значимый, влиятельный, принципиальный

Ex. 4.

1. All the world's major sporting events can be seen on HHS TV.

2. In his book The process of becoming a journalist, Churchill describes that historic first meeting with Roosevelt.

3. At this point William мейд a momentous decision -- he resigned from his job and joined the army.

4. This is a big decision - you'll have to give me time to think.

5. Graduation Day is one of those big occasions which everyone remembers.

6. The key person in The process of becoming a journalist this project will be the design manager.

7. Smoking is a major cause of heart disease.

8. He held a key position in the Bush administration.

9. There has been a significant change in people's attitude to the environment.

10. It's the chief executive who makes all the major decisions.

11. The revolution taking place The process of becoming a journalist in eastern Europe must be counted as one of the most momentous events of this century.

12. Winning the award was a significant achievement.

13. This is a significant new discovery, which will improve our understanding of the AIDS virus

14. The next few months could be critical for the whole mining industry.

15. Getting my first The process of becoming a journalist part in a movie was a major landmark in my life.

16. He witnessed the historic moment when Nelson Mandela was released from prison

17. I hear you're getting married - when's the big day?

18. Education is likely to be a key issue in the forthcoming election.

19. The new secretary мейд herself indispensable to the boss.

20. The The process of becoming a journalist lawyer succinctly covered all the salient points in the case.

21. The tape was not considered pertinent to the investigation.

22. These accusations came at a critical phase in the negotiations.

23. This new drug is a landmark in the treatment of cancer.

24. The battles of Somme, Ypres and Verdun were great pivotal points on the The process of becoming a journalist Western front.

25. The government's overriding concern is to reduce inflation.

Ex. 7

foster - 1) воспитывать, учить, выращивать 2) затаить, питать (чувство), лелеять (надежду) 3) поощрять, вдохновлять, провоцировать, одобрять

facilitate - облегчать, способствовать, содействовать, помогать, продвигать

further - продвигать, поддерживать, способствовать, содействовать

advance - 1) продвигать вперёд 2) способствовать, содействовать 3) делать успехи, развиваться 4) заносить, выдвигать (предложение) 5) переносить на более ранешний срок, убыстрять The process of becoming a journalist, ускорять 6) платить авансом 7) увеличивать (в звании, должности) 8) повышаться в стоимости

Ex. 8.

A.collide B. clash C. conflict

Ex. 9

1. Two trains collided head-on

2. Troops clashed near the border.

3. The President has again clashing with Congress over his budget plans.

4. Istanbul, where east and west collide

5. Democrats clashed with Republicans in a heated debate.

6. The two The process of becoming a journalist men have clashed over the report's conclusions.

7. The new evidence conflicts with previous findings

8. I can't wear red - it clashes with my hair.

9. The announcement has been delayed to avoid clashing with the Prime Minister's speech.

10. Police have clashed with demonstrators again today.

11. I ran The process of becoming a journalist around the corner, and almost colleded with Mrs Laurence.

12. I cannot accept his advice - it conflicts with my convictions.

13. Our boat nearly collided with another vessel that was in front of us.

14. The meteorite may collide with the Earth whining days.

15. The planes are said to have collided in mid-air.

16. Here The process of becoming a journalist, morality and good sentiments collide headlong.

17. The detective changed his holiday dates when his flights was brought forward and it now conflicts with the trial.

18. The red door clashes with the soft, natural tones of the stone walls.

19. He held firm opinions which usually conflicted with my The process of becoming a journalist own.

Ex. 11

A.2

B.4

C.4

D.2

E.3

F.1

G.3

H.2

I.1

J.1

K.2

Ex. 12

1. Beautiful scenery does not make up for the flaws of this film.

2. Pride is a terrible failing.

3. A design flaw caused the engine to explode.

4. Lack of railing on slides is a serious deficiency of The process of becoming a journalist safe play areas for children.

5. I love him, despite his failings.

6. Jealousy is Othello's major flaw.

7. She suffers from iron deficiency.

8. Some elderly people suffer from iron deficiency in their diet.

9. A flaw in the software caues the program to shut down unexpectedly.

10. There are deep deficiencies in this The process of becoming a journalist law.

11. A slight flaw in the glass explains the discount.

12. There is a fundamental flaw in Walton's argument.

13. The President's character flaws

Ex. 13

1. b 2. c 3. a

Ex. 14

In this company decisions are мейд on an ad hoc basis.

The band gave an impromptu concert.

This afternoon the Palestinians The process of becoming a journalist held an impromptu press conference.

Mr Baker was speaking off the cuff when he мейд those suggestions. ‘I would accept opportunities on TV on an ad hoc basis’, he said.

Almost no one can speak impromptu with such care for the language.

During the supposedly impromptu visit, Lady The process of becoming a journalist Thatcher was accompanied by Sky TV crews, which broadcast the proceedings live.

If his off-the-cuff remarks do reveal his true feelings, that doesn't make me hopeful.

And on Wednesday, he called Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown to smooth over an off-the-cuff remark he had мейд earlier in the The process of becoming a journalist day that could be interpreted as an insult to the upstate city.

An ad hoc meeting was organized an hour after the explosions in the city centre.

By 2009, after a deal in which he revealed his country's nuclear program, his relations with the West had thawed The process of becoming a journalist far enough to allow him to visit New York, where he camped in a Bedouin tent and delivered an off-the-cuff, 94-minute harangue against imperialism to the United Nations General Assembly.

Ex. 16.

1. slant

2. bias

3. angle

Ex. 17

angle bias slant
Camera Different Slight Unusual Political Self-serving Inherent Systematic Ascertianment Left The process of becoming a journalist-wing artistic Whole new Humorous Fresh Ideological Vocational Slight downward Political Anti-union Different

Ex. 18

The opinion that a journalist's profession consists in writing platitudes and providing crisp stories with fissures the size of Sierra Leone is deceptively simple. Journalism is a multifaceted profession, the principal goal of which The process of becoming a journalist is to serve as a powerful counterforce to corruption, to promote and foster democracy. The journalist must meticulously coalesce information, verify its provenance, predict the twists and turns of events. An indispensible asset of a journalist is the ability to be attuned to what is happening, and go gauge popular opinion The process of becoming a journalist, which sometimes demands a remarkable gift of foresight. The skills in operating a handicam and specialist knowledge in some fields of science give the yournalist an extra edge. The editors are cognizant of it and choose such journalists who have the chutzpah to ask a politician an uncomfortabe The process of becoming a journalist question or even to accelerate the demise of a tyranny. This profession is full of perils - every year journalists are killed in the line of duty in hot spots, and in enlightened countries may be jailed for refusing to fivulge sources to court. Sometimes journalists can prophesy The process of becoming a journalist unexpected and perilous events and forge an impressive carreer in this field.


Unit 1

Ex. 1

to shoot the messenger уничтожить гонца
an insatiable craving for information неутолимая жажда инфы
to be in one’s infancy быть в зачаточном состоянии
a new-fangled fad новомодное веяние
an incongruous concept несуразная идея
to The process of becoming a journalist be cheeky and brash дерзкий, наглый
to take a swipe at those in authority нападать, критиковать находящихся у власти
to come to grips with the web освоить веб
to become ubiquitous стать всесущим
to embrace the new technology приветствовать новые технологии
to risk becoming superfluous рискуют остаться не у дел
to The process of becoming a journalist be delivered with rapidity доставлять с большой скоростью
to cite deteriorating readerships гласить о сокращении числа читателей
a relic пережиток
to be in the realm of science fiction относиться к области научной фантастики
to wade through daily stacks of government reports перелопачивать горы правительственных сообщений
to maintain one The process of becoming a journalist’s poise сохранять самообладание
graded journalists журналисты с высшим образованием
to be immersed in the discourse of popular culture быть погружённым в современную (массовую) культуру
a prerequisite for smth. нужное для чего-л.
to go through a rigorous selection process подвергаться серьезному отбору
the odds are… возможность того The process of becoming a journalist, что
culling выбор, отбраковка
to be meticulous in the workplace кропотливо делать работу
to keep abreast of current affairs быть в курсе происходящего
to attain a shorthand speed of 120 words a minute печатать со скоростью 120 слов/мин
to give smb. the jitters испугать до полусмерти
would-be journalists будущие The process of becoming a journalist журналисты
to value work-experience over academic record Ценить опыт работы выше успеваемости
a certain amount of drudgery in newspaper work в работе журналиста есть определённое количество тяжёлой, однотонной работы
the profession’s insignia соответствующие особенности профессии
lie-mongering распространение ереси
to deal with garrulous people иметь дело с компанейскими The process of becoming a journalist людьми
to be socially gregarious компанейский
to communicate succinctly гласить коротко, сжато
the skills are highly regarded их способности высоко ценятся
to be tenacious about finding the truth упрямо находить правду
to read voraciously ненасытно читать
to have a good grip of the English language потрясающе обладать английским
to have The process of becoming a journalist an inquisitive mind иметь любознательный мозг
to be omnipresent, if not omnipotent быть всесущим, если не всесильным
enormous pressures of time and other constraints страшный цейтнот

Ex. 2.

an insatiable craving for information неутолимая жажда инфы
to take a swipe at those in authority нападать, критиковать находящихся The process of becoming a journalist у власти
to embrace the new technology приветствовать новые технологии
to wade through daily stacks of government reports перелопачивать горы правительственных сообщений
to maintain one’s poise сохранять самообладание
to be immersed in the discourse of popular culture быть погружённым в современную культуру
To communicate succinctly Гласить коротко и сжато
to be The process of becoming a journalist meticulous in the workplace кропотливо делать работу
to keep abreast of current affairs быть в курсе происходящего
drudgery тяжёлая однообразная работа
lie-mongering распространение ереси
to deal with garrulous people иметь дело с компанейскими людьми
to be socially gregarious Быть компанейским
the skills are highly regarded их способности The process of becoming a journalist высоко ценятся
to be tenacious about finding the truth упрямо находить правду
to read voraciously ненасытно читать
to have a good grip of the English language потрясающе обладать английским
to have an inquisitive mind иметь любознательный разум
enormous pressures of time страшный цейтнот
a prerequisite for smth. нужное для The process of becoming a journalist чего-л.

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