If you asked me television is unhealthy, I said to my roommate Walter, as I walked into the living room.While you are sitting passively in front of the TV set, your muscles are turning to fat, your complexion is fading, and your eyesight is being ruined.
Shh~Walter put his finger to his lips, This is an intriguing murder mystery.
Really? I replied.
But you know, the brain is destroyed by TV viewing. Creativity is killed by that box. And people are kept from communicating with one another. From my point of view, TV is the cause of the declining interest in school and the failure of our entire educational system.
Ah ha, I can't see your point.Walter said softly. But see? The woman on the witness stand in this story is being questioned about the murder that was committed one hundred years ago.
Ignoring his enthusiastic description of the plot, I went on with my argument.
As I see it, I explained, "not only are most TV programs badly written and produced, but viewers are also manipulated by the mass media. As far as I am concerned, TV watchers are cut off from reality from nature, from the other people, from life itself! I was confident in my ability to persuade.
After a short silence, my roommate said, Anyway, I’ve been planning to watch the football game. I am going to change the channel.
Don't touch that dial! I shouted, I wanted to find out how the mystery turns out!
I am not sure I got my point to cross.
Questions 33- 35 are based on the passage you have just heard.
33. As the speaker walked into the living room, what was being shown on TV?
34. What does the speaker say about watching television?
35. What can we say about the speaker?