- Today we will speak about television, reality TV programmes and the problems associated with them.
The mottos of our lesson are:
«Live and learn»;
«Obtain information, obtain the world» (quotation);
«Tastes do differ» (proverb);
«So many men, so many minds» (proverb)
Introduction of a new words: Advertisement, newspaper….
Reading the text: Advantages and disadvantages of TV
Watching TV, you know, is the perfect way to spend our free time. Do you agree? Or maybe you don’t?
It’s a well known fact that TV has good and bad sides.
First of all it keeps people informed; we can learn a lot of information watching TV. We can choose programs that appeal to us more, because TV provides programs for all interests. Sometimes with the help of TV we can relax, entertain ourselves, especially when we are tired.
Advertisement on TV gives us information about different products, and it makes it easier to choose things to buy. When we watch TV we learn something new about the world, famous people and recent news.
But, on the other hand, TV has a lot of disadvantages. It takes a lot of time and it makes us lazy. Besides, it’s very harmful for our health, especially for our eyes. Some violent programs and films on TV make people violent. Violence becomes a vital problem in our days.
There is too much advertisement on TV. Sometimes it can encourage us to buy things we don’t need at all. Watching TV takes all free time from almost all people. We just watch it, not concentrate, and waste time.
So, we can’t say exactly whether it’s useful to watch TV or not, as TV has its advantages and disadvantages.
Millions people in the world spend hours watching TV every day… But what for? Do people really think it’s the best way to spend time?
Many people become TV-addicted and it’s really a problem of our time. But the fact is that “so many people, so many minds!”
And what do you think?
Advantages of watching TV \ Disadvantages of watching TV
- It keeps people informed.
- Advertisement on TV gives us information about different products.
- It takes a lot of time.
- It makes us lazy.
- It’s harmful for eyes.
- It makes people violent.
- It takes all free time.
- Many people become TV addicted.
Task: Make your posters Watching TV 1-advantages 2- disadvantages
Presentation your posters