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The types of TV programmers Phone – in Game show/quiz Soap opera Show Cartoon Series Movie film The news Wildlife programme Music show Documentary
TV in Britain Over 99 per cent of British homes have a TV and the average person watches “the box” 26 hours a week. There are 4 TV channels in Britain: BBC1, BBC2, ITV and Channel 4. BBC1 and BBC2, the two state channels, do not show adverts. ITV and Cannel 4, the two independent channels, do show adverts. Only 8 per cent of British homes subscribe to satellite or cable TV.
The TV guide
Phone – in Game show Show Soap opera Cartoon Sitcom Series Movie/film The news Wildlife programme Documentary Music show --------- Greed Food and Drink Residents Cinderella --------- --------- It could happen to you --------- Mountain Men Politics Isn’t Working The National Lottery Stars
Listening Say which programme the family have decided to watch tonight.
Fill in the chart using : + for the programmes people prefer -for the programmes people don’t want to see
The effects of television
Reading Many people now spend more time watching TV than doing anything else. Researchers in the USA have estimated that when most students leave school they have spent 11,000 hours in the classroom and 22,000 hours watching television. But what effect does this have?
Homework Students may choose: Write an essay: “Television:for and against” Make the presentation: “TV or not TV”