Definition of teenage culture Teenage culture is a youth-based subculture with distinct styles, behaviors, and interests. Usually distinguished by Belief & Behaviours Fashion Slang/language
Teenage Fashion Clothing Electronics Instant messaging / Blog Fast food
Teenage Clothing Latest Fashion Trends for Teens: 1) EMO style -EMO (emotional) style They usually wear bright and noticeable colors, distinct hairstyles, tight jeans with studded belt, chunks of jewelry and have their body pierced. 2) Hip hop style Boys usually wear T-shirt and baggy pants, and cap is a common accessor. Girls like to sport big hoops as earrings and boys put on at least one ring. 3) Gothic style Black is surely the basic color of this style, with dresses, hair, accessories and every other item sporting the darker shade to highlight the Gothic style. 4) Bohemian style This includes loose light colored baggy clothes, wrap-arounds and accessories of stone, wood or amber.
Electroniocs Of course, there was always the hidden flashlight under the covers for reading. But now teenagers, and even younger children, could be quietly texting in the middle of the night. It often used to be more obvious when teenagers were staying up too late on a school night: Parents might hear the TV or music in their rooms.
Instant messaging Definition: Instant messaging (IM) is a form of real-time direct text- based communication between two or more people using personal computers or other devices, along with shared software clients. eg: MSN, QQ, Skype, Pidgin...
Blog Definition: A blog is a type of website or part of a website. Blogs are usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order. eg: facebook, blogbus, Q-zone... How will these things affect teenagers' life?
Fast food Fast food is any food that is quick, convenient, and often inexpensive. Fast food is usually high in fat, calories, cholesterol, and sodium. Too much fast food can lead to health problems such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and obesity.
Most fast food and restaurant chains post their nutrition information online. Use a search engine to find the companies web page. There is usually a link to the nutrition section on the home page where you will find nutrition facts, including fat, cholesterol, sodium, protein, calories, and more. Take a look at this information to help you make healthier choices when eating out. Where can I find nutrition facts about fast food?
Teenage Slang/Language Spoken language Written language
Spoken teenage language In spoken teenage language, a word or phrase or into a language. Academically, it is called: newly inventednewly introduced
Nastified (adj.) Examples of spoken teenage language [derivation of nast(y) + -fied] Something that became nasty. E.g. "The food here is nastified."
Examples of spoken teenage language Ser (adj.) Formed by clipping. Serious, seriously. E.g. "Can she be ser about that?" It is quicker to say ser in a conversation with friends.
Examples of spoken teenage language Cha (n.) Formed by sound symbolism. 1) Slang pronoun for you (What cha doing?) or 2) another way of saying yes (Do you want to go? Cha) Shortened form for the pronoun you for better rhythm in the song or easier pronunciation. It sounds similar to the real pronoun and may have been formed by teens slurring words together to sound more informal "don't you" to "don't cha." This word is most often heard in hip hop culture with rap artists.
Written teenage language Netspeak: the language of the Internet entails both traditional linguistic forms and adapted ones that include slang and non-standard forms that are sometimes used in offline life Acronyms (e.g. "lol = laugh out loud" "brb = be right back"), plays or variations on words (e.g. "cya = see you", "latah = later") Emoticons: graphical icons that represent emotions (e.g. :-) or :-( )
TYPE OF EMOTICONTEXT-BASEDGRAPHICAL Happy Sad Angry Flirty Tired : ) or :-) : ( or :-( >:( or :O ; ) or :P n/a Examples of spoken teenage language
Word Matching - " Slanguage" OMG HHOK L8R REHI THKQ XLNT ZZZ OIC Hello Again Sleeping Ha Ha Only Kidding Thank You Oh I See Oh My God Excellent Later
Teenage Belief Belief is the psychological state in which an individual holds a proposition or premise to be true. Survey Data from George Barnas Real Teens 96% of teens claim that they believe in God. 86% of teens describe themselves as Christian. 60% of teens believe that the Bible is totally accurate in all of its teachings....... However,
Teenage Characteristics n o n - c o n f o r m i s t impetuous emotional curious imaginative brave creative