a) What is the best tip, in your opinion? Why did you choose this one?
b) In your experience as a listener, what makes a good radio interview?
c) Who do you consider a good interviewer? Think about television, radio, etc. What qualities can you highlight in a good interviewer?
What about interviewing an older person about radio?
Typical grammar patterns: WH-questions, past tense
Key vocabulary items: Radio, soap opera, news, ads, interviews, artists, like, prefer, etc.
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• Get basic information about your interviewee.
• Make a list of questions in Portuguese.
• Interview elderly people (you can record the interview or take notes).
Preparing the first draft
• Write a short text to introduce your interviewee.
• Write the interview in Portuguese and ask your interviewee if he or she approves it.
• Choose some interesting questions and answers and translate them into English.
• Use an online translator to help you. (Read about this tool on page 54.)
• Edit the translation and make the necessary corrections.
• Evaluate and discuss the interview with a classmate.
• Make the necessary changes.
• Write the final version of your interview and publish it on Wikispaces. Keep a copy in your portfolio.
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