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1 TV in USA: is it a good thing ? By Gasaranova Angelika

2 · Introduction: Mass Media are one of the most characteristic features of modern civilization. People are united into one global community with the help of mass media.People can learn about what is happening in the world very fast using mass media. The mass media include: newspapers,magazines,radio & TV.The most exciting and entertaining kind of M.M. is television.It brings moving pictures and sound directly to people's homes.So we can see events in faraway places. The name TELEVISION comes from Greek word meaning FAR and Latin word meaning to see, so it means to see far.

3 · Advantages : TV has good and bad sides.First of all it keeps people informed,we can learn a lot of information watching TV. We can choose programs that appeal to us more,because TV provides programs for all interest.Sometimes we can relax,entertain ourselves when we are tired.Moreover it's stopes people feeling lonely,it is educational and cheap.Advertisement on TV gives us information about different products and it makes easier to choose things to buy.When we watch TV we learn about the world,famous people and global or recent news.

4 Oprah Gail Winfrey Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is an American television host, producer, and philanthropist, best known for her self-titled, multi-award winning talk show, which has become the highest-rated program of its kind in history. She has been ranked the richest African American of the 20th century and beyond, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and was once the world's only black billionaire. She is also, according to some assessments, the most influential woman in the world. self-titled, multi-award winning talk showAfrican Americanblack billionairesome assessments

5 · Disadvantages : But TV has a lot of disadvantages.It takes a lot of time and it makes us lazy. Therefore it's harmful for our health and bad for eyes.Some violent programs and films makes people violent.So VIOLENCE become a vital problem.Watching TV takes all free time from almost all people.We just watch it,not concentrate,and waste time.

6 American TV… American Idol is a reality television competition to find new solo singing talent. Part of the Idol franchise, it was created by Simon Fuller as a spin-off from the British show Pop Idol, of which two series were broadcast between 2001 and 2003.

7 · Conclusion : In my opinion we need TV inspire of it's disadvantages.People need something like information center.As for me I like that there is great choice of programs and wide range of topics and problems for discussion on TV.I think it's important to keep people informed about almost everything.People must know important information because they can use it in useful and right way. So,all this shows that science can take good forms and evil forms.What forms does it take depends on the way people work with science.It is impossible to stop progress,to stop people to investigate and explore the world.But people should care it wouldn't be led in wrong direction.

8 Exercises Which American Channels do you now? Which famous Show Men do you now? Why TV breaks your life? Why TV is useful? Is TV expansive today? How advertisement changes your life and your choice?

9 Test 1. Which Russian TV-show is American Idol analogue? a) Дом2; b) Народный Артист; c) Наша Раша; d) Новости ИГТРК; 2. Which of this TV Channel are not musical Channel? a) MTV; b) 2*2; b) CNN; d)MusTV 3. Choose the right variant. a)Oprah Gail Winfrey – is an American famous thief; b)Oprah Gail Winfrey – is a American famous boxer; c)Oprah Gail Winfrey – is an American famous TV-shower;

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