Section Three: Question and Answer ~ Print Q and A: .docx /.doc


~ Match the questions with the answers below:


1) How many televisions are there in your home?


2) What kind of things on TV bother you?


3) When was the last time you watched a TV movie? Describe it.


4) Do you prefer to watch TV alone? Why or why not?


5) What kind of snacks do you eat while watching TV?


6) Do you think your life would be better without TV?


7) What will TV be like in the future?


~ Match the BEST answers with the questions above:


A) Depends on who I¡¯m watching it with.


B) Sometimes. I mean I could learn a skill with all that time.


C) Violence is worst. I hate anything with guns and explosives.


D) Last night. It was an old one with Dustin Hoffman.


E) We have two that work and one that doesn¡¯t.


F) I suppose 3D or holograms¡¦ Something addictive.


G) These days I avoid them as I¡¯m watching my weight.


Now: In pairs, groups, or as a class, answer the questions above according to your own experience


Next: Make your own questions related to the topic, vocabulary, or structure presented



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TLW ~ Basic English ~ Vocabulary for Speaking




~ Contents ~ Vocabulary ~ Topic 1 ~ Television ~

Section One: Structure ~ ¡°What kind of...¡± ~ Print (Sections 1 and 2): .docx /.doc


Simple Form: What kind of + noun + verb


Example questions:


1) What kind of programs do you watch in the morning/evening?

2) What kind of movies can you watch at home?

3) What kind of dramas appeal to you?

4) What kind of programs do you avoid?

5) What kind of programs do/did your parents watch?

6) What kind of TV do you have? Is it new? How many TVs?

7) What kind of service do you use (cable/Netflix/satellite)?

8) What kind of programs do your friends like?

9) What kind of programs are good/bad for children?

10) What kind of commercials do you like/dislike?

How to Make a Lesson ~ Procedures


1)   To begin with, as a class, in groups, or in pairs, look up, talk about, and introduce the structure

2)   Then, create new questions together using structure and vocabulary. Consult vocabulary list

3)   After that, as a class, in groups, or in pairs, match the questions and answers in the third section

4)   Next, select and answer any of the questions in your own way from your own experience

5)   Include as many students as possible and endeavor to create a discussion based on the Q and A

       (Challenge yourself by creating your own questions with the given vocabulary and structure)

Section Two: Vocabulary ~ Television ~

Links:   1) Thesaurus    2) Vocabulary    3) Dictionary    4) Urban Dictionary    5) Word Origins