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Headlines 2

This is our second piece on how to write headlines in English. Please read the following examples carefully and get back to ask if you have any further questions. 

4. Headlines use infinitives to refer to future events.

Incorrect:  TRUMP WILL VISIT FRANCE

Correct:     TRUMP TO VISIT FRANCE

5. Headlines often contain a string of nouns.

Incorrect:   LOCKOUT IS DECLARED AT A CAR PLANT OVER A LABOR DISPUTE

Correct:      CAR PLANT LABOR DISPUTE LOCKOUT

6. Headlines often make use of as to replace longer connecting expressions.

Incorrect:   MANY FEARED THAT BECAUSE TORRENTS CONTINUE

Correct:      MANY FEARED DEAD AS TORRENTS CONTINUE