If you were born after 1995 the Internet is older than you are. But, you probably couldn’t imagine life without being online, could you? Are you addicted to digital activities like video games, texting, and social media?
Middle/High School Conversation
Being a teen is an important yet challenging time. You are no longer a child so you are expected to act responsibly. However, you still don’t have the freedom to make all of your own decisions like your parents do.
A library is a house where books live. If you love reading, the library will fuel your imagination. It’s a fantastic place to find information on almost every imaginable topic. Why do you visit the library?
What do you expect from your parents and what do you not expect? If you were to create the perfect parents, what qualities would they have? Would they treat you and your siblings differently and would your relationship with them be better?
Many teenagers eat junk food every day. It could be sugar-sweetened drinks like fizzy drinks or high-calorie snacks like potato chips, chocolate bars, or ice cream.
Weekends are about relaxing and having fun. Friday tends to be the happiest day of the week for most people, but Sunday is the saddest. Why Sunday and not Monday? Because on Sundays most people start dreading going back to school or work. On Monday we just accept it since it has already arrived.
People who are a similar age as you are called your peers. They could be your classmates or friends, for example. When your peers try to persuade you to do something, or tell you how to act, it’s called peer pressure. Peer pressure is something everyone has to deal with — even adults. However, peer pressure is strongest among teenagers.
For most teenagers their bedroom is a sanctuary. It’s a place of privacy and escape from school, family, friends and the stresses of every day life. This ESL lesson will improve your English speaking ability and offer ideas on how to optimize your bedroom for better sleep and health.
The generational gap refers to differences between people of younger generations and their elders. For example, between children and their parents and their grandparents. These generational differences could include behaviour and attitudes, spoken language, fashion trends, or technology.
A researcher at a famous American university claimed that too much homework isn’t good for teens. Too much homework can cause stress and health problems. Also it affects their relationships outside of school with family and friends. Do you agree?
Most teenagers are inspired by the latest styles and trends from fashion, pop music and celebrities. Teen fashion moves fast and what’s popular today is gone tomorrow. Do kids in your country feel pressure from their friends to be fashionable?
As teens it is important to be physically active to get rid of stress and help us lead healthier lives. Sports is a great way to achieve these things. But, playing sports offers us more than just physical benefits. Sports help kids academically and socially as well.
Teenagers loves video games. They spend hours every day in their room playing them. But is there any educational value to video games? Some people think video games can help kids learn strategy. But most parents think video games are too violent or numb their kids minds.
Everyone enjoys listening to music for different reasons. Music can change our mood and make us feel good. If you are happy, happy songs make you happier and if you’re sad, sad songs are comforting. Can you imagine living your life without the beauty of music?
Everyone loves movies. Movies allow us to escape. Movies take us to places we’ve never been and inside the lives of people we’ve never met before. Movies offer us a window onto the wider world, broadening our perspective and opening our eyes to new wonders.
We all need hobbies. They bring us joy and satisfaction. The best thing about hobbies is you don’t have to be good at them. The funny thing is that when you love doing something you become naturally good at something.
Friends are an important part of every person’s life. You talk with them about almost everything and even share secrets with them that you might not tell your family. Everybody would agree if you had no friends life would be quite boring. Have you made any new friends recently?
If you’ve dated in middle or high school, you already know there is a lot that goes into it besides just hanging out with someone you like. Your friends probably get too involved and your parents are overprotective.
Kids like going to school because they can see their friends everyday and learn about new and interesting stuff. Of course you can learn things by yourself, but in school there are teachers who can help you. You also learn social skills and academic skills in school that help prepare you for the future.
In our busy lives, it is more important than ever to make our families the center of our lives and the top of our priorities. Our families provide a setting for much of the growth we experience in life. In our families we love, serve, teach, and learn from each other.
Social media has become a viral tool to connect and share information with friends and family. Social networking is a part of everyday life for most teenagers.