Talking about TV
We all watch too much TV - now you can talke about it too!
10 expressions to Use In Speaking And Writing:
- What's on tonight?
- What's on the other side?
- It's starting!
- Where's the remote?
- It's a repeat.
- This is a load of rubbish.
- Quiet! I'm trying to watch this.
- Are you watching or can I turn over?
- I've set the video.
- My programme's on in a minute.
How To Use These Phrases In Your English:
- 1. This is the most useful question about the programmes on TV tonight.
- 2. We use this expression to see if there is a better programme on another channel.
- We use 3 to warn someone that a favourite programme is about to start.
- 4 is a common way of asking for control of the TV. Another question is \who's got the remote?\
- We use 5 when we have seen the programme before. This happens more and more.
- 6 is a useful negative comment on a programme or film you don't like.
- 7. This is useful if someone is making noise while you are trying to concentrate.
- If a boring programme is on and you want to change, you use 8.
- 9 This tells someone that you are recording a programme, now or in the future.
- 10 We often refer to our favourite programme as 'my programme.'