“Favorite Websites”



Pre-Listening Question

What are some of your favorite Websites, and what do you like about them most?

Vocabulary and Expressions

Here are some words and expressions that appear in the video:

doomsday scroller (noun): a person who searches the Internet for bad news even though it is depressing
– Susana is a doomsday scroller. She always focuses on the ills of society without looking for something positive.

parody (expression): an exaggerated imitation of a person or thing
– The show is a parody of current political events in my country.

commentary (noun): an expression of opinion about a certain event, situation, or person
– I read some commentary on this Website about the upcoming election, and people are concerned about the outcome.

Listening Comprehension Questions

Now, watch the interview and answer the comprehension questions. You can also turn on the automatically-generated captions for the video once you start it.

Conversation Questions

How do you determine the reliability of information on social media and news Websites? What online services do you use to fact-check information?

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