Lecture on Tabloid Language

Principle objective of this lecture is to present on Tabloid Language. You are now going to look at an article from two different newspapers. The article is about the same topic, but you will notice great differences between the two. Having looked at a tabloid article and the techniques that tabloid writers use, you are going to construct your own tabloid article. First, you must work with a partner and attempt to construct a suitable headline. Remember, headlines should contain at least one of the following: Short, snappy phrases; Puns, or plays on words; Humour and An element of intrigue.