Reading Task: Pro vs Self-Hosted Ghost [Inferring Meaning]

During this lesson you will learn more about inferring information.

Do you know what inferring information is?

Inferring involves making educated guesses or drawing conclusions based on available evidence.

So today, you are going to make some educated guesses about the user of some services related to Ghost.



Key Vocabulary

Task#1A

Check this key vocabulary and become familiar with it

Do you know what these words mean?

#1Features
#2Setup
#3Weekly updates
#4Threats
#5Open Source
#6Self-Hosted Ghost
#7Powerful
#8Ghost
#9Newsletter
#10Paid subscriptions

What’s Ghost?

Task#1B

Read the following text to understand what Ghost is

Ghost is a powerful app for new-media creators to publish, share, and grow a business around their content.

Ghost comes with modern tools to build a website, publish content, send newsletters & offer paid subscriptions to members.

You can use Ghost Pro or self-hosted Ghost

Before we learn more about the differences between the two


Reading Comparison Tables

Task#1C

Read the comparison between Ghost Pro and Self-Hosted Ghost

Ghost Pro

Speaking Task

Task#1D

Read the comparison between Ghost Pro and Self-Hosted Ghost

So you read that Ghost provide two difference experiences for its users.

Based on the comparison chart:

  1. What conclusions can you reach about the users of these services?
  2. Who is more likely to use Ghost Pro?
  3. Who is more likely to use Self-Hosted Ghost?
  4. Prepare a conversation about the user of these two services
  5. Present it to your classmates

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