TV, part one

Television, also called TV, is one of the most significant means of communication. It brings moving pictures and sounds from around the world into billions of homes.

Through television, viewers can see and learn about people, places, and things in distant lands. Television can take viewers into the depths of the ocean, out into space, and into strange worlds that can be seen only beneath a microscope.






1. How many TVs are there in your household?

2. How many hours of television (or online videos) do you watch every day? Would you like to watch more, less or the same amount? How many hours TV or internet do your friends watch?

3. What TV (or YouTube) channels do you usually watch? What are your favorite TV or YouTube programs?

4. I cannot survive without a television or YouTube. I can’t live without a TV (or online videos). True or false?

5. Do you prefer foreign TV shows, programs and movies to be dubbed, subtitled, or as it is? Why?

6. How often do (or did) you buy a new TV or computer?

7. Do you prefer reading a story, article or book, or seeing it on TV, or it depends?




8. I know many people who don’t have a TV. Yes or no? Why don’t they have a TV?

9. Television has brought people and families closer together. What do you think?

10. TV can encourage violent behavior and crime.

11. Is watching TV (or videos) the most popular pastime?

12. TV has a profound influence on people’s behavior and culture. Do you agree?

13. Do you prefer watching films at the cinema, on TV, both or it depends?

14. Do you often argue and fight over what to watch on TV with others in your house?


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