Distinguishing Generation Gaps

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Distinguishing generation gaps There are several ways to make distinctions between generations. For example, names are given to major groups and each generation sets its own trends and has its own cultural impact. Language Use Generations can be distinguished by the differences in their language use. The generation gap has created a parallel gap in language that can be difficult to communicate across. This issue is one visible throughout society, creating complications within day to day communication at home, in the work place, and within schools. As new generations seek to define themselves as something apart from the old, they adopt new lingo and slang, allowing a generation to create a sense of division from the previous one. This is…show more content…
It's a pity that we don't have enough communication now. But I think the most terrible thing is not this but our ignorance of communicating. And I can take our daily life for instance. On the one hand, many parents try to provide good living environment for their children. But they only want their children to study well and seldom want to know what they're thinking about. On the other hand, the children are always complaining about their parents but neither do they want to understand their parents. ------------------------------------------------- Do you think communicating between generations is difficult? I don't think so. Remember how you made your first friend? Open your mouth the strangers will become friends. Use your tongue we'll know each other better. And in this way the generation gap can be bridged, I am sure. Just like it was sung in an old song: "Open your heartland the key is in your hand." Understanding Generation Gap Generation gap is nothing but certain psychological and emotional gap between parents or elder people and the younger ones. Bulging generation gap creates misunderstanding and lack of attachment between the parents and children. The success of parenting lies in how effectively they avoid the generation gap or ignore the differences with kids. Generation gap is the result of the fast paced development of the society. In earlier times two or three generations live in the same lifestyle and environments as the development was so
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