Teen Pregnancy Speech

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Teen pregnancy and media

Specific purpose: Have teenagers aware the risk and consequences of teen pregnancy l. Today I will be talking about the way the authors and creators of a television commercial and newspaper article influence us to their opinion by writing the way they do. The topic that I am studying is Teenage Pregnancy. This topic is always going to be in the media for different reasons, and occasionally you hear about a story of a young girl getting pregnant due to un-safe sex. There will always be issues with this subject within society because so many people have different opinions and views of this topic and whether it is or not it right or wrong.

II. There are high risks with teenage pregnancy, it’s not just harmful for the mother and father, and it also can have affect to the mental side of a teenage girl. The risks are greater for a pregnant underage girl and it is almost guaranteed that there will be serious birth complications to the new born and mother. It is quite common for miscarriages to happen because of the underdeveloped mother and this can lead to physiological problems after losing the baby. There are a lot of statistics about the decline of contraception, and the amount of teenagers getting pregnant amongst Year 10 and Year 12 students. Transitions: To begin with I would like to tell you how the media portrays teen pregnancy BODY III. Different texts, stories, documentaries and videos all display teenage pregnancy as wrong and irresponsible because the parents of the baby are either in financial difficulty, socially disadvantaged or are simply too undeveloped to carry and hold a baby.

V. There is video on you-tube originally from the website “hey-babe” that give footage of the doctor and health reporter and the view from a teenager. The video is very disturbing and rather graphic with the sounds and the camera views. The immediate impression after seeing the video leaves you quite shocked and you can’t really believe what...
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