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1

folyóirat (szakmai/tudományos)

journal

/ ˈdʒəːn(ə)l /

My brother is a GP and reads medical journals in English and Hungarian to keep up to date.

2

kereskedelmi csatorna

commercial channel

/ kəˈməːʃ(ə)l ˈtʃan(ə)l /

It really helps me in learning languages that some commercial channels broadcast programmes in the original language.

3

hanghiba

sound fault

/ saʊnd fɔːlt, fɒlt /

Some years ago sound faults were quite common in digital broadcasting but the situation has got a lot better.

4

programozott felvétel

scheduled recording

/ ˈʃɛdjuːld rɪˈkɔːdɪŋ /

Being able to make scheduled recordings makes it much easier to follow series on TV.

5

sárba tiporja vki hírnvevét

to damage/ruin sb's reputation

/ ˈdamɪdʒ ˈruːɪn rɛpjʊˈteɪʃ(ə)n /

Tabloids make ruining the reputation of famous people a selling point.

6

távirányító

remote (control)

/ rɪˈməʊt kənˈtrəʊl /

We kept misplacing all the remotes, so we bought a sofa with special pockets for them.

7

hitelesség

credibility

/ krɛdɪˈbɪlɪti /

I think public figures lose their credibility if they are caught drunk driving or using drugs.

8

gyermekzár

parental controls

/ ˈpɛːr(ə)nt kənˈtrəʊl /

I think it is essential to set parental controls on your TV.

9

életmódcsatorna

lifestyle channel

/ ˈlʌɪfstʌɪl ˈtʃan(ə)l /

I like to relax watching lifestyle channels and they also give me some good ideas about where to travel or how to decorate my home.

10

élő közvetítés

live broadcast

/ lɪv ˈbrɔːdkɑːst /

I would much rather watch live broadcast of sports programmes than going to see them at the venue.

11

nyomtatott sajtó

print media

/ prɪnt ˈmiːdɪə /

The print media is still quite popular despite the constantly uploaded online newspaper.

12

sajtószabadság

freedom of the press

/ ˈfriːdəm ɒv, (ə)v ðə prɛs /

Although the freedom of the press is a good idea, the privacy of ordinary people should not be violated.

13

hangeffektusok

sound effects

/ saʊnd ɪˈfɛkt /

The sound effect are so realistic nowadays that I often almost pick up my phone or answer the door when my brother is watching TV.

14

vezércikk

editorial

/ ɛdɪˈtɔːrɪəl /

Newspapers usually contain parts like editorials, political, economic, and sports news, horoscopes, wheather forecasts, and comic strips.

15

közszolgálati TV

public service broadcasting

/ ˈpʌblɪk ˈsəːvɪs ˈbrɔːdkɑːst /

Though some say it is a waste of taxpayers' money, I think we need public service broadcasting to get information and arts programmes.

16

idéz vkit/vmit; hivatkozik vkire/vmire

to cite sb/sth

/ sʌɪt /

I'm a bit sceptical about articles that cite anonymous sources.

17

ellenőrzés alatt tart vmit

to have control on/over sth

/ hav kənˈtrəʊl ɒn ˈəʊvə /

If a media group has too much control over the media, its influence can be dangeorus.

18

szórakoztató reggeli hírműsor

breakfast TV

/ ˈbrɛkfəst tiːˈviː /

I used to watch breakfast TV but now I find it boring and switch the TV on only for the news.

19

díjmentes műsorok

free rental

/ friː ˈrɛnt(ə)l /

When it is cold in the winter, we often stay at home with my family and watch free rentals on cable TV.

20

közszolgálati adó

public channel

/ ˈpʌblɪk ˈtʃan(ə)l /

My father thinks that all important sports events should be broadcast on public channels so that everyone could watch them.

21

azonnali hírnévre tesz szert

to win/achieve instant fame

/ wɪn əˈtʃiːv ˈɪnst(ə)nt feɪm /

Popular talent and reality shows make it possible to achieve instant fame.

22

előzetes bemutató, rövid írásos ismertető

preview

/ ˈpriːvjuː /

I often read the previews in the TV guide to decide whether the programme is worth watching.

23

érzelgős ostobaság

melodramatic nonsense

/ mɛlədrəˈmatɪk ˈnɒns(ə)ns /

I never watch any Latin-American TV series because I think they are a load of melodramatic nonsense.

24

melléklet

supplement

/ sʌplɪm(ə)nt /

A lot of newspapaers try to boost their sales by issuing thematic supplements on popular topics like cooking and gardening.

25

híresség

celebrity

/ sɪˈlɛbrɪti /

I think the media makes some people spend too much time following the lives of celebrities like TV presenters and pop singers.

26

nézettségi adatok

viewing figures

/ ˈvjuːɪŋ ˈfɪgə /

I find it amazing that the viewing figures of reality shows are so high.

27

változás a műsorrendben

change in schedule

/ tʃeɪn(d)ʒ ɪn ˈʃɛdjuːl, ˈskɛd- /

I get really upset when there are unannounced changes in schedule on my favourite channels.

28

közszereplő

public figure

/ ˈpʌblɪk ˈfɪgə /

In my opinion, public figures, like politicans and sportsmen, should set an example to the public with their behaviour.

29

tekintély

prestige

/ prɛˈstiː(d)ʒ /

The prestige of blogs and online newspapers has not yet reached that of tradititonal media.