a grown-up (parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, neighbour) about the TV
programmes they watch. Work in small groups.
interview, each group should make an interview sheet like the sample
sheet below, using a computer if possible. Write the answers in the "Answer"
column during the interview. You may need to discuss the answers with
the person you are interviewing before you write them down.
|1. List TV programmes that you watch regularly.||1.
2. Another Programme
|2. Are there any older people in any of the programmes?||Programme||Older characters|
|1. Coronation Street||Emily, Jack, Vera|
|2. Another Programme||No older people|
|3. What are the older people like?||Character||Words that describe character|
|Emily||Helps people, lives according to strict principles|
|Jack||Tries to avoid work, not always honest, not in good health|
|Vera||Talkative, impulsive, proud, inquisitive, likes to gossip|
|4.Are you happy with the way older people are shown in these TV programmes?|
Each group should interview at least 10 people. Bring your completed sheets to school and do the following: