Words of Topic: Newspaper

Word group for topic: Newspaper, it helps to enhance speaking and writing skills in English tests, especially for ESL students who are working for IELTS, TOEFL, and GRE exams.
 Word Group By Topic: Newspaper
publish  Speak
v.
to make available to the public, usually by printing, a book, magazine, newspaper, or another document
She was 25 when her first novel was published.
publication  Speak
n.
a book, magazine, newspaper, or document in which information or stories are published
Our latest publication is a magazine for health enthusiasts.
provide  Speak
v.
to give something that is needed or wanted to someone
The company provides medical benefits to all employees.
content  Speak
n.
the ideas that are contained in a piece of writing or speech
We've discussed the unusual form of the book - now, what about the content?
variety  Speak
n.
a different type of something
The article was about the different varieties of Spanish spoken in South America.
theme  Speak
n.
the main subject of a talk, book, film, etc.
The movies she makes are all variations on the same theme.
concern  Speak
v.
if a story, film, or article concerns a particular subject, person, etc., it is about that person or subject
The documentary concerns a woman who goes to another country as a missionary.
specialized  Speak
a.
used in one particular subject, usually by people who know a lot about the subject
Some of the languages in the report are so specialized that the ordinary reader will struggle to understand it.
aim  Speak
v.
to intend
The stark message was aimed at the heads of some of Britain's biggest banks.
digest  Speak
n.
a short written report providing the most important parts of a larger piece of writing, or one containing recent news
The company publishes a monthly digest of its activities.
popularity  Speak
n.
the fact that something or someone is liked, enjoyed or supported by many people
Her popularity has declined since her return from exile two years ago.
regardless of  Speak
adv.
without regard or consideration for
I tell them the truth, regardless of what they want to hear.
affordable  Speak
a.
inexpensive; reasonably priced
Affordable housing isn’t enough – we also need job opportunities.
approachable  Speak
a.
friendly and easy to talk to
Managers should be approachable.
reliable  Speak
a.
deserving trust; dependable
My car is old but it’s reliable.
ubiquitous  Speak
a.
seeming to be everywhere
His ubiquitous influence was felt by all the family.
flick  Speak
n.
to quickly look at the pages of a book, magazine, etc.
I've had a flick through their brochure and it looks quite interesting.
obviously  Speak
adv.
in a way that is easy to understand or see
The report was obviously prepared with studious care and attention.
affair  Speak
n.
a matter or situation that causes strong public feeling, usually of moral disapproval
I've never been very money-minded - I leave all my business affairs to my financial adviser.
direct  Speak
v.
to control or be in charge of an activity, organization, etc.
She directs a large charity.
enrich  Speak
v.
to improve the quality of something by adding something else
My life was greatly enriched by knowing her.
horizon  Speak
n.
A person’s horizons are the limit of that person’s ideas, knowledge, and experience
Spending her junior year abroad has broadened her horizons.
track  Speak
n.
the way in which a thought or idea has developed or might develop
I found it difficult to follow the track of his argument.
appealing  Speak
a.
attractive or interesting
The rural life is somehow more appealing.
halt  Speak
v.
to (cause to) stop moving or doing something or happening
Production has halted at all of the company's factories because of the pay dispute.
convenience  Speak
n.
the fact of something being easy to do, get to, etc.
These links are provided as a convenience and we accept no responsibility for their content.
hassle  Speak
n.
(a situation causing) difficulty or trouble
I can't face the hassle of moving again.
hectic  Speak
a.
extremely busy
Business has been hectic recently.
redundant  Speak
a.
not or no longer needed or useful; superfluous
Many of the old skills had become redundant.
impressive  Speak
a.
if an object or achievement is impressive, you admire or respect it, usually because it is special
There are some very impressive buildings in the town.
editorial  Speak
n.
an article in a newspaper that expresses the editor's opinion on a subject of particular interest at the present time
All the papers deal with the same subject in their editorials.
comprehend  Speak
v.
to understand something completely
I fail to comprehend their attitude.
slogan  Speak
n.
a short, easily remembered phrase used to describe the character of something
That old campaign slogan really means that there should be jobs and enough food for all citizens.
retain  Speak
v.
to keep or continue to have something
I have a good memory and am able to retain facts easily.
alter  Speak
v.
to change something, usually slightly
We've had to alter some of our plans.
rumor  Speak
n.
an unofficial interesting story or piece of news that might be true or invented, and quickly spreads from person to person
They were investigating rumors of a massacre.
deny  Speak
v.
to say that something is not true
They deny any responsibility for the tragedy.
prevalent  Speak
a.
existing very commonly or happening often
These diseases are more prevalent among young children.