Teenagers’ attitude towards adverts vary. Choose from the list what each of them thinks about commercials and advertisements. There are two extra letters.
Speakers 1 ______
Speakers 2 ______
Speakers 3 ______
Speakers 4 ______
advertisements are not realistic
commercials breaks stop you from watching TV too long
commercials breaks spoil family gathering
adverts with celebrities are the most annoying ones
ads that cater for adults are loved by children more than those for children
Advertisements are better than films.
GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY
1. Choose the right variant of the Reported Speech.
1. I said, “He will not get there on time”.
a) I said that he wouldn’t get there on time.
b) I said that he will not get there on time.
2. He asks, “Didn’t he go shopping yesterday?”
a) He asks if he didn’t go shopping yesterday.
b) He asks if he doesn’t go shopping yesterday.
3. Betty asked, “Who wrote this book?”
a) Betty asked who did write this book.
b) Betty asked who had written this book.
4. Robin asked, “Have you passed your exam?”
a) Robin asked if I had passed my exam.
b) Robin asked if I passed my exam.
5. Mary (to her brother): “Don’t watch TV. It’s late.”
a) Mary told her brother not to watch TV, because it was late.
b) Mary told her brother don’t watch TV, because it is late.
2. Choose the right variant of the Direct Speech.
1. Nick said that he had been very successful learning to drive.
a) Nick: “I have been very successful learning to drive.”
b) Nick: “I was very successful learning to drive.”
2. He said that I could come and stay at his flat if I was ever in London.
a) He said: “I could come and stay at his flat if I was ever in London.”
b) He said: “You can come and stay at his flat if you are ever in London.”
3. Fred said he worked for a small publishing company.
a) Fred: “I worked for a small publishing company.”
b) Fred: “I work for a small publishing company.”
4. Kelly told that she didn’t look after herself properly.
a) Kelly: “I don’t look after myself properly.”
b) Kelly: “I didn’t look after myself properly.”
5. Charles asked the receptionist when he could see the doctor.
a) Charles: “When can I see the doctor?”
b) Charles: “When I could see the doctor?”
3. Choose the correct variant.
My friends and I have bought tickets and on Sunday we (will go/ are going to) our concert.
I like musicals. I hope the first night of Phantom of the Opera (will take place/ is taking place) soon.
I watch night programmes every day. At this evening it (is going to begin/ begins) at about night.
Look, the American film Evita is on the TV this week. – Oh, it’s great! I (am watching/ will watch) it.
Transform the sentences using reported speech
The junk food advertisements should be banned. (Bob)
We do not need TV shows when we can have advertisements.(Sean)
The media can influence people’s life. There is nothing bad about it.(Pamela)
The BBC should improve the programmes it shows. There is really nothing on that is worth watching.(Max)
5. Match different kinds of TV programmes with their descriptions.
2) the news
3) chat show
4) soap opera
5) nature programme
6) weather forecast
a) factual film about animals and plants
b) informal talk, usually with famous people
c) the latest events in the world and in your country
d) no-fiction film based on real events
e) drama, usually about family life; often weekly
g) information about temperature, wind, rain, sun and so on
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