74 terms

AS Spanish (AQA 1a La televisión)

Vocabulary for AQA AS Level Spanishs
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(poco) apto/apropiado/adecuado
(un)suitable
actual
current, present-day, modern
adictivo
addictive
ameno/divertido
enjoyable
basura (i.e. la tele basura)
trashy (i.e. trashy TV)
diario
daily
educativo
educational
indeseable
undesirable
insoportable
unbearable
maleducado
rude
mensual
monthly
puesto/a
switched on
quincenal
fortnightly
semanal
weekly
sobrado/exagerado
over the top
frente a
in front of
la caja tonta
'the box' (television)
una gama de programas
a range of programmes
una herramienta
tool
una niñera electrónica
child-minder/baby-sitter
la pantalla
screen
la programación
programme times/range
la telebasura
trashy TV
la televisión por cable
cable TV
una tertulia
chat show
la violencia televisiva
violence on TV
los contenidos de corazón
celebrity gossip
los programas (reality)
reality programmes
los programas de cotilleo
TV chat/gossip shows
un arquetipo
archetype (certain type of character)
un canal de televisión
(TV) channel
un capítulo
episode
el comportamiento
behaviour
un concurso
contest
un culebrón
soap opera
un documental
documentary
un espacio publicitario
commercial break
el horario de máxima audiencia
prime time
un informativo
TV news programme
un jurado
jury
un perdedor
looser
un premio
a prize
el público objetivo
target audience
un telediario
television news bulletin
un telespectador
TV viewer
un televisor
TV set
un tráiler
trailer
un vencedor
winner
alargar
to extend, spin out, prolong
ambientar
to set (context of a story)
apagar
to turn off
atontar
to make stupid
difundir
to spread, transmit
distraer
to amuse, distract, entertain
encender/poner (la tele)
to put on (the TV)
engancharse a
to get hooked on
enredarse en
to get involved in
fomentar
to promote, stir up, encourage
impedir
to impede
narrar
to tell, recount
poner/encender
to switch on
realizar
to attain, achieve, fulfil
soler
to be in the habit of
soñar (con)
to dream (of)
subvencionar
to subsidize
sumar
to add up, total, summarize
apalancarse delante de la tele
to plonk yourself in front of the TV
dosificar el tiempo ante el televisor
to limit the amount of time spent watching TV
hacer de canguro
to baby-sit
hacer zapping
to channel hop
invadir la intimidad
to invade someone's privacy
producir un efecto hipnótico
produce a hypnotic effect
quedarte con los ojos cuadrados
to get square eyes
volver loco a alguien
to drive someone mad
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