The one about Friends still being most popular 電視劇《老友記》仍深受歡迎

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美國情景喜劇《老友記》十五年前劇終,但一份關注年輕人媒介使用方式的調查報告顯示,它仍然是英國年輕人最喜愛的電視節目。《老友記》的故事背景設定在紐約,講述了六個好友在生活中遇到的起起落落。現在,人們觀看這部劇的方式與上個世紀 90 年代首播時大不相同。

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The theme tune says, 『I’ll be there for you.』 And for young viewers, Friends is just that – always there, available on demand for binge-viewing, and back-to-back episodes on Netflix.

《老友記》主題曲中有一句歌詞:「我會陪伴在你左右。」 對於年輕觀眾來講,它正如歌裡唱的那樣,一直都在,你可以隨時上 Netflix 一集接一集地連著看。

The show about the ups and downs of a group of friends in New York was first screened 25 years ago, four years before Google was launched.

這部劇講述住了一群好友在紐約生活遇到的起起落落,25 年前首播,比谷歌問世的時間早了 4 年。

It’s now become the favourite show of a young online generation. But for any parents hoping to share some nostalgic television with their children, the report says teenagers are more likely to prefer watching the show on their own and on a mobile phone.

現在它已經成為年輕的網絡一代最喜愛的節目。但對於那些想要和孩子們分享一些懷舊的電視節目的父母們來說,報告指出,青少年更願意獨自在手機上看電視節目。

1. 詞彙

theme tune 主題曲
viewers 觀眾
on demand 視頻點播服務
binge-viewing 連續 「刷」 劇
back-to-back 一個接一個的,連續的
episodes (電視、廣播節目)集
screened 播出
online generation 網絡一代
nostalgic 懷舊的

2. 閱讀理解:請在讀完上文後,回答下列問題 。

1. True or false? Young viewers can no longer watch Friends.

2. What is the show about?

3. How are teenagers more likely to prefer watching the show, according to the report?

4. Which expression in the text means 『a mixture of good and bad experiences’?

3. 答案

1. True or false? Young viewers can no longer watch Friends.
False. For young viewers, Friends is always there, available on demand for binge-watching, back-to-back episodes on Netflix.

2. What is the show about?
The show is about the ups and downs of a group of friends in New York.

3. How are teenagers more likely to prefer watching the show, according to the report?
The report says teenagers are more likely to prefer watching the show on their own and on a mobile phone.

4. Which expression in the text means 『a mixture of good and bad experiences’?
Ups and downs.