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TELEVISION - VOCABULARY

 

1. Match the words with the pictures :
(You can click on most pictures.)

anchorman - cartoon - channel - commercial - couch potato - game show - guest - host - reality show -
remote control - serial - sitcom - soap opera - talk show - thriller - TV News - TV viewers

     
   
 
 
     
     
The .............................. is on the left and the .............................. is on the right.

 

2. Match the words on the left with the definitions on the right :


WORDS
Find the right letter :
DEFINITIONS
1. Couch potato   a) A suspenseful, sensational film.
2. Viewer   b) A television station and its programs.
3. Game show   c) It reports current events.
4. News   d) A situation comedy.
5. Serial   e) Another word for television (informal).
6. Reality program   f) A program where a group of people come together to discuss various topics put forth by a host.
7. Sitcom   g) A person who watches television or movies.
8. Infomercial   h) A film made by photographing a series of drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence.
9. Soap opera  

i) It presents the facts about a person or event.

10. Talk show  

j) A program in which contestants compete for awards.

11. Documentary   k) A programme in which the fortunes of "real life" people (as opposed to actors, or fictional characters) are followed.
12. Zap   l) A news presenter.
13. Channel   m) A television advertisement.
14. Commercial  

n) To use a remote control device to switch (channels on a television) or to turn off (a television set).

15. Cartoon   o) A television commercial presented in the form of a short documentary.
16. Tube   p) A literary or dramatic work published or produced in installments or chapters.
17. Anchorman   q) A drama, typically performed as a serial on daytime television or radio, characterized by stock characters and situations, sentimentality, and melodrama.
18. Thriller   r) A person who spends much time sitting or lying down, usually watching television.

 

The definitions come from : WEBSTER'S ONLINE DICTIONARY , WIKIPEDIA or ANSWERS.COM .

 

(Updated on 06/05/2011)