Can you imagine not being able to check Twitter, Facebook, or messages for a week? People would feel lost. (Stewart) Society is at once reliant on cell phones and other technology. Cell phones have impacted lives, even children eight years youthful, own the newest phone out. People text more than anything, especially during school because teens are probably texting or tweeting about other students or teachers.
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You can say that overuse in texting is determination the way teens, students write formally in the classroom. Teens that spend most of their eyes on their phone has already created their own texting style. Now I am able to answer the question, how does texting affect teen literacy? Texting affects teen literacy because, text messaging does affect our grammar because, teens text like for example; “ttyl”, “gtg”, “wyd”. They find an easy way of texting rather than using the correct way.
According to studymode.com in an article titled “How Is Text Messaging Affecting Teen Literacy” it states that texting results in people using more abbreviations and inventive spelling. The articles author, Shambre19, believes that texting is destructive to a person’s writing skills. Shambre19 also states that 64% of students say that they have used text language in their writing, and that among this 64%, 25% of the students did so to express emotions. A Pew study which included 800 teens from around the country contained 64% students who had cellphones and also admitted to texting in class, this could also be a cause of poor grammar in teens. A survey conducted by Text Plus had 43% of the 1,214 teens surveyed say that they have texted in class, which seems to mean that they pay more attention to their phones than to what the teacher is actually teaching.
In almost every crime a cell phone is ... ... middle of paper ... ... phone use causes young people to have less concentration and being less able to focus. The facts that have been stated in this research paper shows enough facts that cell phone use has a great effect on young people’s life. Sooner or later the cell phone use may become a major problem in school, so parents need to regulate all use of cell phones. Works Cited Cassel, David. “Using Mobile Phones For Emergencies”.
To begin with, the Invention that Alexander Graham Bell is most remembered for is the telephone. I will explain the idea, how it works, and the story behind it. First, the harmonic telephone was just an idea till about the year 1874 when Mr. Bell started work on the phone to send multiple telegraph messages at one time. This device would take a telegraph line to transfer the human voice from one place to another. For this job he hired a man named Thomas A. Watson, electrical designer.