First things first: do you know what a blog is?
For those less familiar with blogs, today we are going to identify the main elements and structure of a blog, and, to do so, we´ll carry out the following tasks:
- Have a look at (at least) two of the blogs below (for example, one in English and one in your own mother tongue)
- Think which are their main elements and structure; what you think makes a blog what it is.
- Leave a comment with your answers.
“A waiter that has been blogging his experiences with fussy customers and bad tippers since 2004…It’s representative of the so-called ‘job-blogs”
“Man wanders around Manhattan with a camera. Spots someone whose outfit he likes. Asks if he can take a picture. Goes home and posts it on his blog”
“The most popular blog in Japan”
Adventures of an English girl living and working in Paris
Crooks and liars
“a progressive/liberal-leaning political blog, with over 200m visitors to date”
A German chap blogging absolutely about anything; just keep in mind that “Recently rated the 18th most influential blog in the world”.
Jinglei is a Chinese actress and film maker that runs the most visited blog in the world. “In it she reports on her day-to-day moods, reflections, travels, social life and cats”.
” A popular Italian comedian and political commentator, long persona non grata on state TV, who is infuriated daily – especially by corruption and financial scandal in his country.”
Desde Cuba – Generación Y
Yoani Sánchez is a critical voice and a witness of the daily life in Cuba, from inside the island.
Chocolate and Zucchini
One of the most popular cooking blogs, from a French young woman working in Paris and living in Montmartre.
Are you ready now to say what a blog is?
If these examples are not enough, check out any of the 50 best blogs in the world here.