6-9 “Radio and Television”

Module 6, Unit 9

“Radio and Television”

Base Sentences – (871-885)

871 What channel did you watch on television last night?

871 あなたは昨夜テレビで何チャンネルを見てたのですか?

872 I don’t get a good picture on my TV set. There’s something wrong.

872 私はテレビで良い画像を得ることはありません。間違って何かがある。

873 You get good reception on your radio.

873 あなたのラジオの良好な受信を得る。

874 Please turn the radio up. It’s too low.

874 ラジオをONにしてください。それはあまりにも低いです。

875 What’s on following the news and weather? Do you have a TV guide?

875 ニュースや天気予報の後に何ですか?あなたは、テレビガイドを持っていますか?

876 You ought to have Bill look at your TV. Maybe he could fix it.

876 あなたがお使いのテレビでビルの外観を持っているべきである。たぶん彼はそれを修正することができます。

877 We met one of the engineers over at the television station.

877 私たちは、テレビ局で上のエンジニアの一人に会った。

878 Where can I plug in the TV? Is this outlet all right?

878 どこでテレビにプラグインすることができますか?このアウトレットは大丈夫か?

879 I couldn’t hear the program because there was too much static.

879 あまりにも静的があったので、私はプログラムを聞くことができなかった。

880 Your car radio works very well. What kind is it?

880 あなたのカーラジオは非常によく動作します。それはどのようなものです?

881 The next time I buy a TV set, I’m going to buy a portable model.

881 私はテレビを買う次回、私は携帯用のモデルを購入するつもりです。

882 I wonder if this is a local broadcast.

882 これはローカル放送である場合、私は疑問に思う。

883 You’d get better TV reception if you had an outside antenna.

883 あなたが外にアンテナを持っていた場合は、より良いテレビ受信を得ると思います。

884 Most amateur radio operators build their own equipment.

884 ほとんどのアマチュア無線演算子は彼らの独自のの機器を構築します。

885 Station WRC is off the air now. They signed off two hours ago.

885 駅WRCは今空気OFFです。彼らは、2時間前にサインオフ。

Verb Study

1. turn (turning, turned) up

(A) I can’t hear the radio. Please turn it up. (B) I’m turning the radio up because it’s too low. (C) If you had turned up the radio, I would have been able to listen to the news. (A)私はラジオを聞くことはできません。それをONにしてください。それはあまりにも低いですので、(B)私はラジオを上げています。あなたはラジオを上げていた場合(C)、私はニュースを聞くことができたであろう

2. fix (fixed, fixing)

(A) You ought to have Bill look at your radio. Maybe he could fix it. (B) My radio isn’t broken anymore. It’s already been fixed. (C) He’s fixing my radio now. Then he’ll repair my TV set. (D) Who fixed your radio? You get excellent reception now. (A)あなたはあなたのラジオで、ビルの外観を持っているべきである。たぶん彼はそれを修正することができます。 (B)私のラジオはもう壊れていない。それは、既に修正されています。 (C)彼は今、私のラジオを固定している。それから彼は私のテレビを修復します。 (D)誰があなたのラジオを修正しました?あなたは今、良好な受信が得られます。

3. meet (meeting, met)

(A) We met one of the engineers over at the television station. (B) We’re meeting the engineer this afternoon at 5 o’clock. (C) I’ve met several people over at the television station. (A)私達はテレビ局で上のエンジニアの一人に会った。 (B)私たちは、5時に今日の午後エンジニアを満たしています。 (C)私がテレビ局に比べていくつかの人々に会った。

4. plug (plugs, plugged) in

(A) Where can I plug in the TV? Is this outlet all right? (B) He plugs in his radio here, and his TV in the other outlet. (C) As soon as I plugged in the TV set, all the lights in the house went out. (D) Your radio didn’t work because it wasn’t plugged in. (A)はどこでテレビにプラグインすることができますか?このアウトレットは大丈夫か? (B)彼はここで彼のラジオにプラグイン、および他のコンセントに彼のテレビ。 (C)のようにすぐに私は、テレビセットに接続されてように、家の中ですべてのライトが出て行った。それが差し込まれていなかったので、(D)あなたのラジオが動作しませんでした

5. sign (signed, signing) off

(A) The radio station signed off two hours ago. (B) They’re signing off right now. They always sign off at midnight. (C) What time does WRC sign off? (D) When I turned on the radio, they were just signing off. (A)のラジオ局は、2時間前にサインオフ。 (B)彼らは、今オフに署名している。彼らはいつも真夜中にサインオフ。 (C)何時WRCは、サインオフしますか? (D)私はラジオをオンにすると、彼らはオフに署名しました。

6. work (works, working)

(A) Your car radio works very well. What kind is it? (B) My portable radio isn’t working very well. There’s too much static. (C) My TV set has been working fine ever since Bill fixed it. (A)あなたのカーラジオは非常によく動作します。それはどのようなものです? (B)私のポータブルラジオは非常にうまく機能していません。あまりにも静的あります。ビルはそれを修正して以来、(C)私のテレビでは、正常に動作しています。

Word/Phrase Substitution Drills

1a What channel did you watch on television last night?

1b What station did you listen to on the radio last night?

1c What frequency did you tune in to on FM last night?

2a I don’t get a good picture on my TV set. There’s something wrong.

2b I don’t get many channels on my TV set . There’s something wrong.

2c I don’t get a clear picture on my TV set . There’s something wrong.

2d I don’t get any picture on my TV set . There’s something wrong.

2e I don’t get much volume on my TV set . There’s something wrong.

3a You get good reception on your radio .

3b You get a lot of stations on your radio .

3c You get FM stations on your radio .

3d You get a lot of AM stations on your radio .

4a Please turn the radio up. It’s too low.

4b Please turn the radio down. It’s too high.

4c Please turn the radio off. It’s too noisy.

5a What’s on following the news and weather ? Do you have a TV guide?

5b What’s on following the sports feature ? Do you have a TV guide?

5c What’s on following the quiz program ? Do you have a TV guide?

5d What’s on following the mystery show ? Do you have a TV guide?

6a You ought to have Bill look at your TV . Maybe he could fix it.

6b You ought to have Bill look at your TV . Maybe he can find out what’s wrong.

6c You ought to have Bill look at your TV . Maybe he can repair it.

7a We met one of the engineers over at the television station .

7b We met one of the cameramen over at the television station .

7c We met one of the newscasters over at the television station .

7d We met one of the announcers over at the television station .

8a Where can I plug in the TV ? Is this outlet all right?

8b Where can I plug in the toaster ? Is this outlet all right?

8c Where can I plug in the phonograph ? Is this outlet all right?

8d Where can I plug in the stereo ? Is this outlet all right?

9a I couldn’t hear the program because there was too much static .

9b I couldn’t hear the program because there was too much interference.

9c I couldn’t hear the program because there was too much noise in the room.

10a Your car radio works very well. What kind is it?

10b Your car radio works very well. What make is it?

10c Your car radio works very well. What kind of radio is it?

11a The next time I buy a TV set, I’m going to buy a portable model.

11b The next time I buy a TV set, I’m going to buy a console model.

11c The next time I buy a TV set, I’m going to buy a color set.

11d The next time I buy a TV set, I’m going to buy a transistorized set.

11e The next time I buy a TV set, I’m going to buy a 21-inch picture tube.

11f The next time I buy a TV set, I’m going to buy a larger screen.

12a I wonder if this is a local broadcast.

12b I wonder if this is a recorded program.

12c I wonder if this is a live program.

12d I wonder if this is a network show.

13a You’d get better TV reception if you had an outside antenna.

13b You’d get better TV reception if you lived closer to the station.

13c You’d get better TV reception if you had a better TV set.

13d You’d get better TV reception if you had a more powerful set.

14a Most amateur radio operators build their own equipment.

14b Most amateur radio operators build their own transmitters.

14c Most amateur radio operators build their own receivers.

14d Most amateur radio operators build their own stations.

14e Most amateur radio operators build their own ham gear.

15a Station WRC is off the air now. They signed off two hours ago.

15b Station WRC is on the air now. They came on two hours ago.

15c Station WRC is broadcasting now. They started two hours ago.

Reading Practice

There are few homes in the United States today that do not have either a radio or television set. Both of them have become an essential part of our daily life, keeping us informed of the news of the day, instructing us in many fields of interest, and entertaining us with singing, dancing, and acting. どちらラジオやテレビを持っていない米国では、いくつかの家は今日があります。それらの両方は、私たちは興味のある多くの分野で私たちに指示、その日のニュースを知らさ保つ私たちの日常生活の重要な一部となり、踊り、そして演技、歌で私たちを楽しませました。

Marconi, the Italian inventor who gave us the radio, probably didn’t realize what effects his great invention would have on the world in the years to come. Radio has, perhaps, had as much influence on the world as any other communications device. マルコーニ、私たちにラジオを与えたイタリアの発明者は、おそらく、彼の偉大な発明は、今後数年間で世界でなければならない何も影響を実現しませんでした。ラジオは、多分、他の通信デバイスとして、世界に多くの影響を与えるように持っていた。

Events of universal interest can be reported to the entire globe a few seconds after they happen. Explorers in remote areas, ships at sea, even astronauts circling the earth are able to keep in touch with civilization by means of radio. 普遍的な興味のあるイベントは、彼らが起こる数秒後に地球全体に報告することができます。でも、遠隔地、海で船、地球を周回する宇宙飛行士で探検は、ラジオによって文明と連絡を取り合うことができます。

Television is another major instrument of communication, permitting us to see as well as to hear the performer. Since its appearance, TV has had a tremendous effect on the daily life of people everywhere. テレビは、私たちが演奏を聞くだけでなく、参照することを可能にする、コミュニケーションの別の主要な楽器です。その外観以来、テレビは、世界中の人々の日常生活に多大な影響を与えている。

Improvements of all kinds are constantly being made in television so that reception will be as close to perfect as possible. Many programs are now televised in color. フロントは可能な限り完璧に近いことができるようになるので、すべての種類の改良は常にテレビで行われている。多くのプログラムは、現在の色で放映されています。

Perhaps the most recent advancement of significance has been “Telstar.” This specially-equipped space capsule, orbiting the globe, makes it possible for the entire world to be closer than ever before. おそらく意義の最新進歩は”テルスター。”でしたこれは、特別装備の宇宙カプセルは、地球を周回し、それが可能な全世界がこれまで以上に近いことできるようになります。

Now a family in Chicago can watch on TV an auto race in Italy, a ski tournament in Norway, or a parade in Japan as these events are actually happening! これらのイベントは、実際に起こっているように今、シカゴの家族はイタリア、ノルウェーのスキー大会や、日本でのパレードでテレビオートレースで見ることができます!

Questions

1. Who invented the radio?

2. Mention three uses of radio and television.

3. What is “Telstar”? Why is it important?

4. Do you listen to the radio? What type of program do you prefer?

5. Do you watch television? What type of program do you like best?

Word List

AM (amplitude modulation)

announcer

antenna

cameraman

channel

clear

console

FM (frequency modulation)

following

frequency

guide

ham gear

interference

live

low

make

model

network

newscaster

noise

outlet

outside

picture

picture tube

portable

powerful

quiz receiver

reception

recorded

screen

static

station

toaster

transistorized

transmitter

volume

VERB FORMS

broadcast, broadcast (p. and p. part.)

come on, came on (p.), come on (p. part.)

plug in

sign off

tune in

turn down

turn up

wonder

EXPRESSIONS

off the air

on the air

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