While watching we will always hear more than we can really understand (at least in the very beginning). You can deal with it by watching the entire news broadcast and then come back to those bits that were difficult to branding is fine understand to watch them again. Don’t give up if the news pieces appear to be presented in a fast motion. This is very common for Spanish and Italian news as the presenters have the tendency to speak real fast. If you just begin to watch the news attempt to answer some basic questions such as for instance when, where, who, why and how that concern the news.
Well, news and world events are always broadcast in major TV news services. This way, you can first follow news in your native language to get a general understanding of what is happening around the world. This general knowledge of current events will help you understand more when watching the news in your foreign target language and your anxiety level will decrease significantly.
Yep! Looking for news channel of your choice would be the first step. Well, of course you can search your own TV channel and choose any News Service that you like.
Any Benefits from watching TV news? So what’s in it for me?
Another good thing is that following news will allow you for getting used to both the sounds of a foreign language and different accents. By following the news you will usually get various speakers and news announcers who are speakers with good diction and pronunciation to be followed. Furthermore, presented news stories will give you a good idea of what’s going on in the country where the target language of your choice is spoken.