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.

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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.

There is a belief according to old people are wiser than young people, because of their life experience. Although I consider that elders have a lot of knowledge, I do not agree with the idea that young people cannot teach them anything else. This is due to the fact that elders cannot keep up with new technologies and because some of their principles of life need to be renewed. I will explain my statement in the following essay.

First and foremost, the technological advancements create problems to elders. They are not able to discover by themselves how to install a program on a laptop, or an app on a smart phone. Moreover, some of them are not aware of the online dangers, and therefore tend to be tricked by people who have bad intentions. For instance, my father received a congratulation mail, announcing him that he won a big prize. The sender was asking my dad for personal information in order to send him the prize. My father was very trilled and happy about this, but when I asked him about the contest, he did not have knowledge about it. Thus, in his happiness he did not realize the scam, but fortunately I was there to explain him how scams work on the Internet.

To continue with, our grandparents and parents grew up in different environments. Their principals, views and theories about everything, are totally different from ours. Further, elders are not open about evolution, things and laws that change fast. Hence, young people must explain them why changes are needed and how these improve the quality of live. Back in their youth, their life's blueprint was pr-established by their parents. For example, my grandmother married at the age of 18 and moved to her in-laws. When her son, my father, married, he also chose to live with them. Consequently, when my brother married, my father's expectancy was like my brother to live in the same house with him. Unfortunately for my father, my brother chose not to. This situation created long discussions, but I explained to my father that nowadays children prefer to live by themselves, to be more independent, to have their own privacy and space. I assured him that this is a normal aspect among my generation. So, after endless persuasive discussions, he managed to understand this new living concept.

To summarize, even if elders have a rich experience of life and a lot of knowledge, they still have things to learn from new generations. This is because they have difficulties in understanding the complexity of technology and because somebody must help them update their ideas about how life should be.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, consequently, first, hence, if, moreover, so, still, therefore, thus, for example, for instance

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 19.0 15.1003584229 126% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 7.0 9.8082437276 71% => OK
Conjunction : 16.0 13.8261648746 116% => OK
Relative clauses : 11.0 11.0286738351 100% => OK
Pronoun: 69.0 43.0788530466 160% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 66.0 52.1666666667 127% => OK
Nominalization: 9.0 8.0752688172 111% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2145.0 1977.66487455 108% => OK
No of words: 444.0 407.700716846 109% => OK
Chars per words: 4.83108108108 4.8611393121 99% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.5903493882 4.48103885553 102% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.80602340483 2.67179642975 105% => OK
Unique words: 238.0 212.727598566 112% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.536036036036 0.524837075471 102% => OK
syllable_count: 668.7 618.680645161 108% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.51630824373 99% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 20.0 9.59856630824 208% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Article: 2.0 3.08781362007 65% => OK
Subordination: 6.0 3.51792114695 171% => OK
Conjunction: 5.0 1.86738351254 268% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 7.0 4.94265232975 142% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 25.0 20.6003584229 121% => OK
Sentence length: 17.0 20.1344086022 84% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 33.0295867367 48.9658058833 67% => OK
Chars per sentence: 85.8 100.406767564 85% => OK
Words per sentence: 17.76 20.6045352989 86% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.24 5.45110844103 78% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.53405017921 88% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 5.5376344086 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 11.0 11.8709677419 93% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 3.85842293907 130% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 9.0 4.88709677419 184% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.0723419307071 0.236089414692 31% => The similarity between the topic and the content is low.
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0244262158125 0.076458572812 32% => Sentence topic similarity is low.
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0454107755704 0.0737576698707 62% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0586309455176 0.150856017488 39% => Maybe some paragraphs are off the topic.
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.078241959278 0.0645574589148 121% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 10.2 11.7677419355 87% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 62.68 58.1214874552 108% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 6.10430107527 51% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 8.7 10.1575268817 86% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.44 10.9000537634 96% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.93 8.01818996416 99% => OK
difficult_words: 97.0 86.8835125448 112% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.0 10.002688172 80% => OK
gunning_fog: 8.8 10.0537634409 88% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 10.247311828 88% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Better to have 5 paragraphs with 3 arguments. And try always support/against one side but compare two sides, like this:

para 1: introduction
para 2: reason 1. address both of the views presented for reason 1
para 3: reason 2. address both of the views presented for reason 2
para 4: reason 3. address both of the views presented for reason 3
para 5: conclusion.

So how to find out those reasons. There is a formula:

reasons == advantages or

reasons == disadvantages

for example, we can always apply 'save time', 'save/make money', 'find a job', 'make friends', 'get more information' as reasons to all essay/speaking topics.

or we can apply 'waste time', 'waste money', 'no job', 'make bad friends', 'get bad information' as reasons to all essay/speaking topics.


Rates: 70.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 21.0 Out of 30
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