TEENAGERS ... TEENAGERS… WHO ARE THEY? - YOUNG PEOPLE FROM 13 TO 19? 18 - 19? (ADULTS) 11 - 12? (PRE - TEENS/ BETWEEN AGERS) TEENAGERS – YOUNG PEOPLE DEVELOPING INTO ADULTS. “According to the ‘older generation’ teenagers are lazy, they wear ridiculous clothes and are appallingly rude to their betters and elders; they find it impossible to be polite, helpful, constructive, caring or hard working. What’s more, they spend all their time listening to awful music (“It isn’t a music, it’s just a collection of horrendous noises!”) and gawping at unsuitable films. And all they ever think about is parties, drugs and sex.” • Appallingly – awfully • Horrendous - terrible • To gawp - to look at smth in a foolish way, especially with a mouth open • Betters and elders - older people who are (or should be!) wiser. TEENAGERS… ARE THEY A PROBLEM? RUDE, LAZY, IMPOLITE, UNHELPFUL, CARELESS, DISTURBING ETC. DO THEY HAVE PROBLEMS? TEENAGERS… - pocket money - getting along with friends - spending free time - education - love - future job - bullies at school - appearance GENERATION GAP FIGHTING FOR SURVIVAL/ CONSTANT EARNING LIVING/ SPENDING ALL TIME WORKING LEADS TO/ CAUSES/ AFFECTS …. EVERYTHING DEPENDS ON YOU!