Rants and Raves - Reality TV

This activity provides short listening practice based around a monologue regarding reality TV in the UK. The monologue provides observations of reality TV. 

Derek Spafford

In this lesson, students will listen to a monologue about a persons reflection of reality TV. They will put the monologue in order and answer comprehension questions. There are also suggestions for developing the theme of reality TV to practise specific areas of grammar.


  • To generate discussion around TV reality shows
  • To help students practise listening skills

Age group:

Adults and teenagers


CEF level A2-B1


30 minutes plus time for developing the theme


The lesson plan, transcript and student worksheets can be downloaded in PDF format below

See a list of all the resources in the 'Rants and Raves' series to help students practise their listening skills.

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Submitted by The Wee Free Men on Fri, 04/10/2020 - 14:53


Is it just me, or does anyone else have a problem saving this audio

Submitted by Cath McLellan on Mon, 04/13/2020 - 08:54

In reply to by The Wee Free Men



Have you tried right clicking and "saving audio as"?


TE Team

Hi Flonjine Yes its very easy to do. Right click on the play icon above and save the file. Cheers Del

Hello I was not able to download any of the files. I just get error messages that there is some problem with the library or the requested page could not be found.

Hi Anna Thanks for the comment. We are experiencing some issues as you say and the team is looking into it. Please check back soon Best wishes Del

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