— Good morning, Sir! My name is Oleg. I am your new neighbour.
— Good morning, Oleg! I am Alex. It is your first weekend in London?
— Yes, and unfortunately it is rather wet today. I really do not know what to do.
— When the weather is wet, I always watch TV. It is one of the most popular hobbies in Britain.
— Is that because of the weather?
— Well, perhaps. But many people often watch TV when the weather is fine.
— I know British TV was the first in the world.
— It is true The first TV company was the British Broadcasting Corporation.
— The BBC. I know it is still very popular.
— I often watch it. It gives complete and accurate information about the latest news in the world and in Britain.
— I have heard it offers its programmes mainly to women and children
— It has a lot of different channels. Everyone may choose something to their own taste
— What do usually watch young people like you?
— I think sport and entertainment programmes are especially popular among young people.
— Entertainment programmes usually have many advertising intervals.
— Advertising is excluded from the BBC programmes.
— That’s great!
— Yes. I hate advertising. It sometimes spoils the programme.
— I agree with you. O.K. I will watch the BBC today
— Have a nice day!