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Let’s listen and talk!

Before you listen…

• What do you think the future of TV will be?


Antes de escutar, pense sobre o que você já sabe sobre o tema do áudio.

ÁUDIO 18 1. Listen to the audio with predictions about TV (available at . Accessed on April 14, 2016). What kind of program is this?

ÁUDIO 18 2. Listen again. Which statements below are true? Answer in your notebook.

a) TV will continue to change and evolve.

b) TV will disappear in the long term.

c) TV will be replaced by the Internet.

d) TV will absorb the Internet and will keep on moving.

e) People don’t love TV anymore like they used to.

3. Are your predictions and the interviewee’s opinion the same? Justify your answer in your notebook.

4. In groups, ask and answer questions. Each participant asks 3–4 questions. In your notebook, take notes of the answers, and then make a summary of the results to report to your class.

a) How many television sets are there in your home?

b) Do you have cable TV in your house?

c) Do you have a television set in your bedroom?

d) Are you a couch potato?

e) When do you watch television the most?

f) When you watch TV, are you a remote control freak?

g) What types of shows do you watch?

h) How much television do you watch per day on average?

i) How many television shows do you watch regularly without fail and would never EVER miss an episode?

j) What is your favorite television soap opera?

k) Do you record TV shows or films?

l) Do you watch DVDs on TV?

m) Do you use the TV set to play video games?

n) If you could go on a dream date with a television character, with whom would it be?

o) What is your favorite television theme song?

p) Who is your favorite television actor or actress?

q) Add another question of your choice.

r) Add another question of your choice.


a) How does TV influence human behavior?

b) Why are your favorite shows so appealing to you? Explain.

c) In your opinion, what are the positive aspects of TV?

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Let’s focus on language!

1.What does the text below present? Answer in your notebook.

a) A set of decisions.

b) A set of consequences.

c) A set of predictions.

d) A set of promises.

The Internet is about to swallow the television, a development that will change the nature of global media. Soon hundreds of thousands, and eventually hundreds of millions of viewers around the world will be on a path back from being passive couch potatoes into actively engaged citizens again, the way we were before mass media radio and then television arrived in our homes in the 1920s, nearly a century ago.

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