Presentation on theme: "Young People and Their World"— Presentation transcript:
1 Young People and Their World „You can only be young once. But you canalways be immature“.Dave Barry
2 Youth adolescent teenager kid young person Youth is the time of life between childhood and adulthood (maturity)it is said that youth is the best time in one´s life= everyone is as young as he/she feels(your real age dont´t have to correspod tohow you feel)
3 Teenagers vs. Young people Adolescence describes the teenage years between 13 and 19. It is the time of life between childhood and adulthood (maturity). Op. immaturityadolescent = a young person between 13-19Young People - a group of people between 20-30
4 Teenagers undergo psysical changes moody personality is formed tetchy / touchyEasily influenced absent mindedTry to do experiment s lazyFace alcohol, drug, impulsivecigarette addictions sociable
5 Young people Mature Adult Have set up their own families Responsible for their deedsInexperienced (at work)
6 Answer the questionsWhat are the advantages - opportunities/ disadvantages of being young? What advantages do you see in being an adult? Explain.Give examples of your dutiesCharacterise typical teenagers and compare them with young people in the past if you can.- What do the elderly say about the young?What do the young think about the elderly?- What are the biggest dangers facing today’s youth? b) The place of the young in the society (rights and duties, study opportunities, jobs, young families)
8 Talk about possible problems young people have to overcome
9 What are the young like? critical to their parents and other adults rebel against everythingon the one hand – sometimes moody, stubborn, cynical, cheekon the other hand – sensitive, enthusiastic, full of energy if they are concernedthey are not mature yet, it´s the period of big changes – mental and physicaltry to find their place in societyare trying something new and challengingsearch for their idols and role models and try to immitate themHow do young people spend their spare time? Interests, hobbies.
10 Problems that young people face In families (a generation gap) – they have conflicts with theirparents,/ an older generation, have different opinions on life,duties, rights etc.At school - conflicts with their teachers if they behave rudely,play truant, are lazy, disobedient, dont´t learn enough- conflicts with their schoolmates – can bebullied / or bully othersFace dangers of different addictions because they are easilyinfluenced by their peers – don´t want to differ from the crowd- Mainly girls can be influenced by mass media in how theyshould look – good look is the most important for them, all of themwant to be slim, they suffer from anorexia or bulimia which canendanger their livesAt present – obesity has become a great problem of the young,they eat too much junk food and miss any movement –the generation of coach potatoes
11 Children say about parents don´t give us enough freedom, interfere too muchare always criticising young people, don´t understand usare too stictsay that we are lazy, easy-going, unwilling to workunderestimate usdon´t give us enough pocket moneyWould be satisfied if we spend all our leisure time on studying or helping themExplain materialistic approach to life? What is the most important in life in your opinion?
12 Parents say about children don´t respect the older generationthink they don´t need any adviceare rude, impolite, badly behaved, use bad wordsdon´t want to help at home, are interested just in music, fashion, their friendsdon´t study a lot, don´t think of their futurespend too much time with their friendstheir music is deafening = too loud, their clothes and hairstyle awfulCompare the generation of your parents/ grandparents with yours - lifestyle, opportunities, attention of parents, starting families, employment
13 Talk about your future Your expectations Your visions Your desires Your worriesIs there anything you are looking forward to?Where do you see yourself in 10 years time?