TOEFL Essay Topic 126 - Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? There is nothing that young people can teach older people. Use specific reasons and examples to support your position.
I do not agree the statement. In my opinion, the young people can teach older people tons of things which
I do not agree the statement. In my opinion, the young people can teach older people tons of things which the young people know but the older people do not know.
Young people know some new technology much better than older people. I teach my grandpa how to use Internet. I star to use Internet when I was fourteen years old. I use Internet very good at my home. I can easy find some information which others can not find it and I know how to use all the Internet pagers. However, my grandpa did not know Internet very well. I teach my grandpa to use Internet.
Young people learn some new things much faster than older people. My mother and I moved to Canada last year. We star to learn English together. In some point, my English improved much faster than my mother. Sometime Mum ask me how to pronounce some words. I will teach her. Sometime I also teach her some slangs which I learned at school.
A great Chinese thinker said: " If three people go together, one of them must be my teacher." The young people right now are much knowledge than before. They go to school or unversity, they read newpaper, they watch TV, they use Internet. They know a lot of things the older people will not know because there are so many new things appeare in these couple of years, such as CD walkman, MP3 player, computer and so on. Those things the older people may not know. Everyone knows something other do not know. Therefore, young people can teach older people a lot of things.
No one is perfect. There are a lot things older people may not know, but young people know. There are tons of things young people can teach older people.