Words for using in discussion: we suppose; we suggest; we believe; the thing is; the fact is; we wonder; the point is; in our opinion; there is something in what you are saying but… we appreciate; thank you for your attention; thank you for the questions …
The topic of the lesson: Some teenagers think that nobody can help with their problems, but the others are sure that adults (parents and teachers) could understand them and help. What is your opinion?
Brainstorming The more you put your opinions across, the more your confidence grows and more people respect you. At 14, you feel really grown up. You want to go clubbing but they say you are too young... I wish I`d told the bullies to shut up, because as soon as you stick up for yourself, bullies often back off. When I was being bulled my friends had joined in, but then later on, act like nothing had happened. I remember feeling shy around the popular kids at school because they made anyone not in their clique feel really small. I was angry when my parents didn`t give me money to go…
Don`t put up with bullies! Be confident! Control your temper. The cool crowd is not so cool! Respect your parents! Be grateful for what you`ve got Know who your friends are. Be different!
One of the worst teenagers` problems is schooling.
A lot of teens like to look older, that's why they obtain bad habits like smoking, drinking, taking drugs.
Parents press their child, they think he is iron and he doesn't feel soul ache. Parents want us to study very well; they don't understand that we do everything as good as we can.
But no one should become a fan, because we can kill our individuality and become clones.
Only teen can understand people, who are the same age as he is. It is really difficult to be a teenager!
Bullying often starts when people pick on something that's different.
Certainly today there is a problem connected to the dialogue between girls and boys.
We have some certain groups of students in our class who communicate only inside their group.
Unfortunately we have several «white crows». This is the person who doesnt have any friends among the classmates.
Love yourself. Remember that you are you and you are unique.
Be yourself. You cannot be 'cool' all the time.
Believe in yourself if you don't, how can you expect others to?
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