Listen to the recording on TV shows and read along with the conversation. Review the key vocabulary and the sample sentences.
Paul: So, what do you want to watch on TV tonight?
Brenda: Well, what’s on?
Brenda: Well, hmm. There is a reality show on at 7:00 on channel 5.
Paul: Nah, you know I don’t like reality shows. I mean, they usually show people doing crazy things like, you know, eating live fish or swimming in a pool full of snakes. I don’t get into that.
Brenda: Okay. Well, how about watching a documentary on the life of panda bears in the wild?
Paul: Personally, I’d rather watch something with a little bit more action and suspense.
Brenda: Well, then. Ah, here’s something. Do you want to watch a rerun of Star Wars?
Paul: Nah, I’ve seen it a zillion times. I’d like to see something different.
Brenda: Okay, let’s see here. Oh, how about this? On channel 2 at 9:00, there’s a home improvement show about fixing anything around the house. We do have a few things that you could repair in the bathroom . . .
Paul: Fixing things? Uh, boy, I’m beat. I think I’m going to hit the sack.
Brenda: You’re going to bed?
Paul: Yeah. I have to get up early tomorrow . . .
Brenda: . . . and then you’re going to fix the bathroom?
Paul: Good night.
Brenda: Okay. Too bad, though. There’s a basketball game on right now, but . . . but I guess you can catch the score in tomorrow’s newspaper.
Paul: Oh, okay. I’ll stay up and keep you company while I . . . I mean, you . . . I mean, WE watch the game.
Brenda: I thought you’d change your mind. I’ll get the popcorn.