Is technology harmful to youngsters? - 6 Minute English

82 927 просмотров • 16 апреля 2022 г.

BBC Learning English

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Improve your English vocabulary and listening in just six minutes! In this programme, Neil and Sam take a look at a new report which finds little evidence to link technology with mental health problems in young people, and teach you related vocabulary.

This week's question
On average how many hours per day do British teenagers spend on their screens?
a) 5 and a half hours
b) 6 and a half hours
c) 7 and a half hours
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

Vocabulary
adolescent
young person in the process of developing into an adult

smoking gun
information or evidence that proves that something is true or that someone has committed a crime

savvy
having a good understanding and practical knowledge of something

app blocker
software that blocks pop-up apps and websites and allows users to set timers which limit their amount of screen time

designed for addiction
immersive video games and social media which are designed to manipulate human psychology

digital native
someone who is very familiar and comfortable using digital technology and computers because they have grown up with them

This episode of 6 Minute English was originally published as a web exclusive on bbclearningenglish.com.
To download the audio and a transcript, go to:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-210906

[Cover: Getty Images]

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Omdeep Tech

Вчера в 09:08

According to this program technology effect's on children's mental health or not!??

Md Naseer

24.05.22 в 06:20

I agree with Neil!

Akareng Francis

20.05.22 в 17:15

The longer screen times youngsters spend daily could have adverse effects on the eye.

Abdulla Sagdullaev

16.05.22 в 17:26

Best, thank you a lot

sathyanarayana kalancha

14.05.22 в 22:24

One of the benefactor discussion.

Mahabubul Hasan Mithun

13.05.22 в 08:15

Could you
suggest me how can get the subtitles in PDF Format. It would better for learning English.

huajie666 liu

08.05.22 в 12:08

There are harms, but I see more goods.

Finik lox Kuzmin

07.05.22 в 15:14

Nice podcast at all

Sbn Kca

04.05.22 в 17:30

İ cant understand sam well.

Pack Hisung

02.05.22 в 03:02

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Дима Кузнецов

29.04.22 в 05:03

could you tell me please where i can find script of each video

Anukul Anik

28.04.22 в 09:28

There have both negative and positive sides of using technology. Take only the positive side and use it whenever you want.

vy trần

25.04.22 в 14:03

Thanks a lot for this contented video about the impact of technology on the adolescent

Abdirahman Ismail

25.04.22 в 03:37

That sounds alot to me!

dilah smart

24.04.22 в 08:29

In my opinion technology is'nt harmful for them if they use it too more use it

Rusprolan

24.04.22 в 02:20

This Programme having hard work all the time, today, I got many new vocabularies and ideas. Thank you team

DEUTSCHLAND

22.04.22 в 18:36

Hi guys

DEUTSCHLAND

22.04.22 в 18:35

Hi Neil and Sam

Edimar Silva

22.04.22 в 15:44

With TV all stay more easy!

ritika21MBA7233

21.04.22 в 16:50

as per my prospective yess technology is harmful to youngsters..but ever since covid came technology has become crucial part of our daily lifestyle..we have to spend hours on technology now a days because of our online classes

Jedna taka osoba

21.04.22 в 13:18

To be honest, I reckon that social media are much more destructive to userd than sole technology. Especially facebook a s Twitter

Hamid Rasul

21.04.22 в 10:39

Sam's voice is cool

Speak Write Play in English

20.04.22 в 15:53

Technology is necessary these days, but it must be used sparingly.

duong ks

20.04.22 в 15:20

Thank u guys, an awesome video. In my opinion, parents could be great friends and example in using technology for adolescents

Nguyễn Đoan Trinh

20.04.22 в 02:12

sorry, why do I not watch video of courses in BBC web?

徐晨恩

19.04.22 в 15:05

where can find the subtitle?

Đậu Gaming

19.04.22 в 11:42

Technology will harmful for youngsters if they use technology a lot

Bile Do.

19.04.22 в 11:31

Outstanding

Perry

19.04.22 в 08:02

Isn't Pretty Easy To Division TimeTable ?

Bonigi Bhargav

19.04.22 в 02:22

Its very useful videos thanks to bbc

Kamara

18.04.22 в 08:00

I think not, otherwise technology is as harmful as meat when you consume too much.

Xiomi Redmi

18.04.22 в 07:25

Liked, thank you, happy Easter.

17.04.22 в 20:27

'We must say openly to each other the things we hold in our hearts
and that too often are said only behind closed doors '.

There must be a sustained effort

to listen to each other;

to learn from each other;

to respect one another;

and to seek common ground. 

17.04.22 в 20:27

Maybe yes!!.

Mỹ Lệ Trương

17.04.22 в 14:49

I think that parents should control using technology (social media) of your children

adv and adv

17.04.22 в 12:39

Z,

Данила. Юдаков.

17.04.22 в 11:30

This video is so useful. Thanks a lot!!!

Hab Official

17.04.22 в 09:03

All right! Many teenagers now spend a lot of time on internet and studying online because of covid-19 the school is closed

Tayseer Abd Al_Bari Wahid

17.04.22 в 07:22

I'm obsessed in your accent
you help me more and more
thank alot BBC

Tiến Đèn Dầu

17.04.22 в 03:09

A wonderful podcast! I'm of the opinion that I am savvy about technology.

Trieu Bao Duy

16.04.22 в 23:28

Thật sự là mình rất thích âm nhạc những năm trước đây hơn là những bài hát hot hit hiện giờ. Kèm theo giọng hát của Đức Phúc thì ôi trời siêu hay luôn

Angel BCinta

16.04.22 в 18:57

Also there is another new term used in this context: "Digital Illiterate"

Valdeir Gomes Farias

16.04.22 в 16:29

Nice video! So, I have a doubt. I learned the word "water" is uncountable. The correct is: float on "the water" or float on "water"?

Sarebin Yesmin

16.04.22 в 15:34

Alexander Magnus

16.04.22 в 15:19

As always good video, you're the best

idrink007

16.04.22 в 15:17

OMG, 6,5 hours ((((

Anurag Kumar

16.04.22 в 14:33

I currently writing a research paper of the impact of social media, I can say the social media has both negative side and positive side .

English IELTS

16.04.22 в 14:07

Hello everyone. ❤️❤️

Mikha Alvia Tv

16.04.22 в 13:46

hiii im mikha i already les in here its fun ty

Πετρος Νικου

16.04.22 в 12:17

Gregarious free spirited cheery

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