Do we watch too much TV?


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Conversation Summary

Most people would agree that the invention of the TV was a great thing. In almost every living room, the focus of the room is always the TV. People watch TV to relax, find out news as well as for general entertainment.

Along with the enjoyable aspects of TV there are also some negative effects that come with it, particularly if we watch too much TV as many people now do.


  • How many hours of TV do you usually watch in a day?
  • What type of TV programmes do you watch?
  • What are the negatives of watching too much TV?
  • Is watching TV addictive?
  • How would your life change if TV didn’t exist?

Key Vocabulary

  • Entertainment noun
  • Chill out phrasal verb
  • Programme noun
  • Addictive adjective

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