There is nothing young can teach old. Please have a look and grade it :-) Thanks!

There is nothing young can teach old. Do you agree or disagree?
As the world and community develops, there are always new things to learn. In most cases, older people teach younger generations. However, there are some situations when young knows more about certain things than old one does, such as modern technologies, innovations and all the things that were introduced to society lastly. In spite of this, previous generation often thinks that learning from the youth is a reason for compunction, by which they prevent themselves from development.

Firstly, I would like to call attention to fact that time passes very rapidly and in ten or twenty years our world can change critically. We think of the changes and developments that happen during our youth and childhood as of totally natural factors. However, often the things that are natural to the youth can appear completely strange and unusual for older people. In this case it is better for young individual that have already understood the very concept of some innovation to explain and teach it to old one who finds it very complicated or unusual.

Moreover, old people must accept the fact that there is always a room for improvement and must get ready to learn from young generation. Often, old people refuse to learn from younger people thinking that there is nothing to learn from a person that has lived 10-15 years less than him. Yet, knowledge does not depend on age. For example, when the personal computers were introduced and released for the public use, most active and experienced users were the people of age 15-30. Well, in this case if someone of age 45 years or above would like to know about computers the best solution for him was to ask about them his young son or nephew.
On the other hand, it is true that old people have a lot of experience and it is hard to teach them something new about things of their time. In my grandfather’s youth the horse riding was a very popular method of transportation. Despite the fact that people these days use more efficient ways of transportation, it would be nearly impossible for me to teach something new about horse riding to my grandfather.

To sum up, the world is changing very fast and old things are being replaced by new things. Although, old people are experienced and there is so much things young people can learn from them, there is always some knowledge to grasp from the younger generation which gets accustomed to innovations faster.

Tahir – 420 words.

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Hi, I thought your essay was very good. You have a pretty clear structure with a good, but perhaps too ambitious thesis statement. You have good examples though, but you have some problems with article use, some minor grammatical errors, and a few awkward sounding phrases. Overall, I would rate this a 4 out of 5.