Entah Essay

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Good morning to the school principal, teachers and friends, (F1) Firstly, I would like to thank my teacher advisor, Madam Lim Ai Ling, for giving me a chance to give a speech on this lovely morning. I, Rachel Yap, as the president of the English Language Society will be talking to you about social problems among teenagers (F2) in conjunction with the Social Awareness Campaign launched by the school. The purpose of my giving this speech today is to raise the awareness of the students that social problems among teenagers cannot be avoided but they can be overcome. Teenagers will experience changes during this period of time and they may make decisions that will change their lives forever. However, the decisions that they make will change their lives for the better or worse. Therefore, I am here today to guide you on what to do when you are in sticky situations. Teenagers are involved in social problems such as extortion, crimes, bullying and theft (C1). Why are they doing all these? Well, it can be because of the easy availability of unsuitable movies (C2). Teenagers watch movies that are unsuitable for them without adult supervision. The movies that they watch have sex scenes, killings, bullying and violent acts. Teenagers are easily influenced and thus unconsciously apply these actions into their daily lives. To prevent this from happening, they should spend more quality time with their family. For example, they can do sports together or just simply eat together for dinner. Parents should also spend time with their growing children (C7) and pay attention to them (C8), always keeping an eye on their children's quirks and behaviour. If there is a change in their children's behaviour, they will know. Social problems are also caused by peer influence (C3). Peer pressure is something very common among teenagers. They feel the need to belong to a group (C4) in

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