Афанасьева, Михеева, 8. Учебник. Unit 6. Упражнения 71-78

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A. 1) various editions; 2) current events; 3) foreign (international) news; 4) home news; 5) advertisement (s); 6) classified advertisements; 7) strip cartoons; 8) cartoons; 9) comments; 10) politics and economics; 11) review; 12) readers’ letters; 13) recipes for cooking; 14) an accurate, informative, impartial edition (issue); 15) to give a wide coverage of current events; 16) to cater for all opinions (to satisfy any taste); 17) a freelance journalist; 18) to subscribe to one’s favourite editions; 19) to provide (offer) information on various subjects; 20) to keep an eye on events; 21) a feature (article)
B. 1) mass media; 2) to broadcast TV programmes; 3) to show programmes live; 4) to show programmes in recording; 5) cable and satellite television; 6) to switch over from channel to channel (to surf the channels); 7) a wide choice of programmes; 8) a music request programme; 9) a feature film; 10) a quiz (game) show; 11) a TV viewer; 12) a commentator; 13) a newscaster (newsreader); 14) to be concerned about something; 15) to be addicted to television; 16) violence and crime; 17) commercials on television
1) National newspapers are sold in the whole country, but local newspapers are mostly sold in a certain area of the country.
2) Morning papers come out and are sold in the morning, but evening papers come out and are sold late in the afternoon and in the evening.
3) Serious papers present information in a more serious manner but popular papers present information in an easier, more popular manner. Also popular papers tend to be smaller in size (they are usually tabloids) and publish more pictures, cartoons and other material designed to entertain.
4) Magazines are thicker and more colourful that papers. Their pages are held together with staples. They are published on better paper and usually have a lot of photos and pictures. Magazines tend to be special interest editions. They are much more expensive than newspapers.
5) Announcements just give out some information orally of in writing but advertisements give out information to sell a product or a service.
6) A report gives an objective statement about something but a comment analyses events.
7) A serial is a written or broadcast story appearing in parts, but a strip cartoon is a story in pictures.
1) Advertisements are typical of newspapers but commercials appear on television.
2) TV journalists make all sorts of programmes for television. Art critics may appear on television too, but they speak (or write) specifically about arts, analyzing a certain book, film, picture etc.
3) A TV commentator usually analyses certain events, but a newscaster reads out the news in the news programmes.
4) A quiz show is a TV game where players answer questions and get prizes for playing well, but a talk show is a TV programme where a certain subject is discussed.
5) A music programme is a programme where music is performed at the choice of the people who make it, but a music request programme performs mostly the pieces ordered by the TV viewers or radio listeners.
6) A serial is any kind of story appearing in parts, but a soap opera is a television or radio programme about the daily life and troubles of characters in it. Such programmes are broadcast regularly.
7) A TV fan is just a television lover, but a person addicted to television has an uncontrolled love of TV and stays glued to the screen for hours.
1) to turn the television off;
2) to turn the volume up;
3) to cater for everyone’s taste;
4) to discuss current events in detail;
5) home news;
6) to love TV, to be a TV fan, to be addicted to television
1. How to understand new technology. The article may be about the new developments in the field of technology.
2. Information from or about computer sites. The article may be about new web sites that have just appeared in the Internet or the new information in the sites.
3. The delegates of a certain conference or meeting taking place in Blackpool are discussing plans and projects of their future work. The article may be about the above-mentioned conference or meeting.
4. A RAF man becomes a member of National Council. The article may be about how he became a National Council member, his political career.
5. Military vehicles are displayed in an exhibition. The article may be about a new exhibition of military equipment opened at some place.
6. Pension reform is introduced and discussed. The article may be about a new pension reform.
7. Time has come to look at NATO and its activity from a different point of view. The article may be about the position of NATO in the modern world.
8. The best songs of week or month. The article may be about the regular rating of pop singers (groups).
1- c); 2- a); 3- b)
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