Television and the young people

Television and the young people

Television is a form of communication where people can learn what is happening in the world. It is one of the best inventions that the human race has created. We use television to watch the news and weather. Television helps, but can hurt at the same time. I agree that television helps young people to be smarter because they can learn more about different cultures and languages. Also television teaches them to do other things for themselves. For example, when I first came to the United States, I didn’t know how to speak English, but when I began to watch television on the English channels it helped me very much. Also we can learn about society watching programs where people tell about their life or their personal experience. I also think that it is not healthy to spend too much time watching television because it puts a lot of stress on the eyes causing headaches. If young people watch too much television they are affected more because they have more sensitive eyes than adults. This activity also takes away from their concentration on school work and daily chores. Parents have to pay attention to what kind of channels their kids watch because some channels have very hard and dangerous programs that don’t help with the education of the children. They have programs like ” YERRY SPRINGER” which show topics about homosexuals, infidelity, and people fighting. Other programs are about sex, death, drug trafficking, and terrorism. This kind of movies causes young people to be violent and to use weapons and drugs. The parents who let their children watch this kind of programs are very irresponsible. For example, I went to the theater two weeks ago. I saw the movie “BLADE 2”. This movie was about vampires and it had a lot of blood and scenes of death very hard for children. There were some parents with their children in the theater. I don’t understand why those parents went to the theater with their children to see this kind of movie. …


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