Watching Too Much TV


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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.


Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary
  • entertainment (noun)
  • chill out (phrasal verb)
  • programme (noun)
  • addictive (adjective)

The Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
Do we watch too much TV?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Watching Too Much TV
  • 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?

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