Perceptions of youth and old age
Short clip of the story
A team of young 'hoodies' take on a group of old 'codgers' in a hill race, with the Top Gear team using the stereotyped language of the media to describe them. With an obvious generation gap, will experience beat enthusiasm, and will this change your perception of young and old people? Published as part of the Top Gear website.
Ideas for use in classroom
Can be used to challenege perceptions of young and old people. Students to identify the language and stereotyping of both young and old people, and can be used to start debate on who gets the worst stereotyping in the media - young or old people?
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