The Media

school icon35 words
18 min
Vocabulary for IELTS (General) - Lesson 6

Vocabulary for IELTS (General)
to announceverb

to make plans or decisions known by officially telling people about them

1
to appear
to appearverb

to become visible and noticeable

2
to broadcast
to broadcastverb

to use airwaves to send out TV or radio programs

3
to contribute
to contributeverb

to give something, especially money or goods, in order to achieve a goal or help a cause

4
editorialadjective

related to an article on a newspaper or magazine that gives the opinions of the editors

5
journalismnoun

the product that is the result of a journalist's work

6
news agencynoun

an organization that gathers news stories for newspapers and TV or radio stations

7
panelnoun

a group of people with special skills or knowledge who have been brought together to discuss, give advice, or make a decision about an issue

8
piecenoun

a single composition or creation created by an artist, author or musician

9
to present
to presentverb

(of a producer or company) to offer a show or exhibition to the general public

10
ratingnoun

a measurement of how good, popular or important etc. someone or something is

11
to sponsorverb

to cover the costs of a project, TV or radio program, activity, etc. and being advertized in the process

12
to censorverb

to remove parts of something such as a book, movie, etc. and prevent the public from accessing them for political, moral, or religious purposes

13
circulationnoun

the number of copies of a newspaper or magazine sold at regular intervals

14
columnistnoun

a journalist who regularly writes articles on a particular subject for a newspaper or magazine

15
commentarynoun

a set of written explanations or descriptions about an event or a situation

16
endorsementnoun

a statement, especially by someone famous, as a form of advertisement claiming they are approved of a product

17
networknoun

a group of TV or radio stations broadcasting the same program at the same time in different places

18
readershipnoun

the number of people who read a particular magazine, newspaper, or book on a regular basis

19
receptionnoun

the quality or the act of receiving radio, television or cellphone signals

20
to subscribeverb

to pay some money in advance in order to use or receive something regularly

21
pilotnoun

a TV or radio program made to see how the audience react and whether it should be made into a series

22
channelnoun

a TV station that broadcasts different programs

23
commercialnoun

an ad broadcast on TV or radio

24
documentary
documentarynoun

a movie or TV program based on true stories giving facts about a particular person or event

25
episodenoun

one of a series of a radio or TV show

26
headlinenoun

the large words in the upper part of a page of a newspaper, article, etc.

27
viewer
viewernoun

someone who watches a movie or TV program

28
podcastnoun

a verbal broadcast

29
soap operanoun

a TV or radio show, broadcast regularly, dealing with the routine life of a group of people and their problems

30
current affairsnoun

important social or political events that are happening and are covered in the news

31
human interestnoun

the aspect of a story in the media that the audience can relate to because it describes people's lived experiences, feelings, etc.

32
backstorynoun

the events that have happened to a character before their story in a book, movie, etc. begins

33
on-airadjective

being broadcast on TV or radio

34
off-airadjective

not being broadcast on TV or radio

35
Download LanGeek app for free