1) Mr Brooke was surprised by the fact that British teen-agers’ favourite TV programmes could be a soap opera and a quiz.2) a) Mr Peterson regretted that teenagers spent their pocket money ongames and cinema rather than on books. b) He added that his son did notplay computer games very often. 3) a) Mrs Peterson suggested thatteenagers should spend their pocket money on books rather than on gamesand cinema and it would be a good use. b) She added that it would be agood use! 4) a) Mr Braxton said that it was normal that three out of fourboys aged 16—17 were involved in sports outside school. b) He continuedthat his 16-year-old son had been playing football for his school footballteam for two years. 5) a) Mrs Holley regretted that only four out often girls took part in swimming and kept fit. b) She added that in theprevious year her daughter had taken part in a school swimming compe-tition and got (had got) second place. 6) a) Mr Gordon regretted thatparticipation in sports activities fell off when teenagers started to earnmoney and learn to drive. b) But he was sure that his daughter wouldnever stop taking part in swimming. c) He added that that year she waslearning to drive and still going to swimming practice. 7) a) Mrs Stanleywas not surprised that British teenagers were interested in clothesso much. b) She also said that the previous week her daughter and herfriends had been shopping for 4 hours and bought a lot of clothes!