Exchange TOEFL Essays With You.. Essay

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Exchange TOEFL Essays With You..

Every generation of people is different in important ways. How is your
generation different from your parents' generation? Use specific reasons and examples to explain your answer.

As compared to us today, my parents never had TV, video, computers and jet planes. Their
lives are not cluttered with so many consumer goods that we find today in supermarkets and
shopping complexes. For that matter, they never had supermarkets nor complexes. They did
their occasional shopping in simple shops, devoid of air-conditioning or price-tags.


Nowadays, cars are a common sight. Traffic jams have become a daily affair. My parents
never sat in a car when they were young. They says that in their youth, people got around
on foot or on bicycles. Cars and buses were rare. Only a few rich people could afford
cars. The streets were unpaved and not dangerous. There was no pollution nor the deafening
roar of

timber trucks.

The lack of effective mass communication during the old days probably meant that my
parents were not besieged by all sorts of information, relevant or otherwise. They did not
become square-eyed because they have no TV to watch. They knew one another better and
willing to help each other. Today, we have too much free time. Our chores are done by
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