The paper shows how press text enables the development of interaction as a kind of interesting stimulus which motivates speaking. There were given characteristics of different genres of press text which have their aims in communication. Glottodidactic potential reveal title and lead as well as the body of text. The idea to imply press text for interaction was described. Attention was paid to what learners gain from both reading press text and speaking about its content. Moreover, instructions to a teacher were determined. The role of a teacher who can maintain the speaking action in the classroom was emphasized.