TELEVISION NEWSPAPERS RADIO MASS MEDIA INTERNET MAGAZINES
COLLOCATIONS. 1.Mass Media2.Damage your eyes3.Important events4.Get information6.Listen to the radio7.Surf the Internet8.Find new friends9.A waste of time10.Keep fit11.Mobile phones12.In conclusion13.Vote by text14.Watch TV
DIVIDE THESE WORDS INTO GROUPS. GOLF, HEADLINE, PRODUCER, HOROSCOPE, HEALTH AND BEAUTY, DOCUMENTARY, FISHING, CHESS, ARTICLES, PAGE, QUIZZES,QUALITY,CELEBRITIES, THE PRESS, ADVERTS, THE NEWS, PHOTOGRAPH, CHANNEL, LOCAL, SOAP OPERAS, COMPUTERS TV PROGRAMMESMAGAZINES ABOUTNEWSPAPERS
CHAT SHOWSOAP OPERAREALITY SHOWINTERNETGAME SHOWDOCUMENTARYPOPULAR PRESSCURRENT AFFAIRS MATCHING
MATCH THE TOPICS WITH THE SENTENCES. a)Carsb)Computersc)Current affairsd)Fashione)Filmsf)Musicg)sport 1.The President of Russia visited China yesterday._______________2.The new retro band The Darkness have taken us back to the 1970s with their songs.________3.Get faster Internet access with the latest broadband versions._____________4.Chelsea’s boss has bought five new players._________5.The story was not really believable but some of the acting, especially by Orlando Bloom, was fantastic.________6.The new Honda is the best yet – a pleasure to drive._______7.Vivienne Eastwood’s new dresses are cheap and colorful._________
NEWSPAPERS IN BRITAIN Quality newspapers (known as «heavies») contain a lot of serious articles, e.g. about politics, business, science, cultural news. Popular newspapers (known as «tabloids») carry a lot of big photographs, contain short, simple reports on the main news, stories about famous people.
WHAT’S IN THE PAPERS? Bomb suspected in Russian crash At least 39 people were killed and nearly 100 injured when a Russian express train came off the rails last night in what is being investigated as a bomb attack. Johnson condemns hacker to Xmas in a US jail by Paddy McGuffinComputer hacker Gary McKinnon is facing Christmas in a US jail after the Home Secretary refused to block his extradition.
NEWS FOR EVERYONE Russians are great readers of newspapers and magazines. Today Russia has about 33,000 newspapers and magazines. There are national as well as local daily newspapers. The Russian daily, PRAVDA, used to be the most important quality newspaper. In the last ten years the daily, IZVESTIA, has become the main newspaper in cultural, academic and business circles and MOSCOVSKY KOMSOMOLETS is read by a wide range of people. However, the most popular Russian newspaper is not a daily but a weekly paper, ARGUMENTY I FACTY. Another weekly newspaper, THE MOSCOW NEWS, is available in other languages as well as in Russian.Some people read newspapers for entertainment; others are interested in political and sports news. There are special edition for women, young people, children, businessmen.Young people often prefer magazines to newspapers. Teen magazines such as COOL, COOL GIRL, BRAVO TEEN’S and MOLOTOK are very popular, although they are criticised by parents. These magazines provide gossip about film stars and pop stars and give information about parties, concerts, discos and clubs. They also have articles about latest trends in fashion, music and travel.
READ THE ARTICLE ON RUSSIAN NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES. ARE THESE STATEMENTS TRUE OR FALSE? 1.There are only national daily newspapers. 2.PRAVDA used to be the most important quality newspaper. 3.MOLOTOK is aimed at young people.4.There aren’t special editions for women.5.THE MOSCOW NEWS is available in different languages.6.Young people read newspapers very often.7.Parents agree that magazines Cool, BRAVO and MOLOTOK are useful for their children.8.In teen’s magazines there are many articles about fashion, travel and music.
Read the opinions of some Russian teenagers about teen magazines. Do you agree with them? Give reasons. 1.I like Bravo mostly because of its pictures, comic strips and articles about animals.2.I can’t imagine my life without Cool Girl . It tells you everything you need to know about looking cool.3.I like to read Teens, especially all the gossip about pop stars and Russian singers.4.I think Molotok is great! It’s got lots of advice for teenagers. There are some questions that I can’t ask my parents, so I look for answers in Molotok.5.All these magazines like Teens, Bravo and Molotok are full of trash. Normal teenagers don’t read them.
TV is very important thing in our life. We can say that TV is our eyes because TV helps us to know more about the world, about the others counties, about the events that happened in the world. TV even helps you to know more about yourself. PUT THE TV AND RADIO PROGRAMMES UNDER POSSIBLE HEADINGS. DOCUMENTARIES, FILMS, SPORT, CURRENT AFFAIRS, GAME SHOWS, REALITY SHOWS, THE NEWS, SOAP OPERAS, TALK SHOW ENTERTAINMENTEDUCATIONALREAL LIFESTORIES
ARE YOU A COUCH POTATO?TV QUIZ. Answer these questions with «yes» or «no». For «yes» you’ll get two points, for «no» - one point. 1.Do you have 'watching television' on the top of your list of hobbies? 2.Do you get offended, if someone refers to television as 'an idiot box'? 3.You do not remember birthdays and anniversaries, but remember the entire month's TV schedule.4.You remember over 100 channels by their numbers on the remote control.5.You prepare for a TV session with lots of popcorn, burgers, pizzas etc.6.You have seen all the seasons of 'Friends' and remember every episode.7.Watching television for 5-7 hours on a stretch is a normal routine for you.8.You wait desperately for new shows, which are being advertised heavily.9.You meet your friends only to watch TV together.10.You are always looking out to buy a bigger, better television.
Let’s count your score. If your score is 13-20 points You are in love with your TV setYou are in love with your television set. Your favorite pastime is watching TV shows. Yes, you are a couch potato. We would suggest - switch off the TV set for a while, and explore the outdoors and socialize more. If your score is 10-12 points You are not in love with your TV set It is good that you do not watch TV so much. Keep TV watching to a minimum, and enjoy life. That is the way to go.
THE INTERNET The Internet is an extremely useful tool that has become an important part of our lives in the last few years What are your favourite sites?Continue the list. http://www.odnoklassniki.ru/ http://www.kinopoisk.ru/ http://mail.ru/ http://vkontakte.ru/
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