Level Up English Podcast Episode 280 Comparing Generations

Generations

Each generation has its own name in English, as well as distinct characteristics, differences, good points and bad points.

In this episode, I review each one and share a little bit about them while hopefully sharing some new and useful vocabulary as well.

The Different Generations

The Silent Generation
Birth Years: 1928-1945

Baby Boomers
Birth Years: 1946-1964

Generation X
Birth Years: 1965-1980

Millenials
Birth Years: 1981-1996

Generation Z (Zoomers)
Birth Years: 1997-2012

Generation Alpha
Birth Years: 2013-Present

Which generation are you a part of? 

How does your generation feel different to others?

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6 thoughts on “#279 How to Talk About Generations in English”

  1. Hello !
    I’m part of Generation X, born in 1970 and now 54 years old !
    Yes ! I agree with the value express in the terms of work-life balance. It’s important for me to not sacrify my life to work ! Work is / was a strong value for my parents to the detriment of moments of sharing life.
    I’m a optimistic person, so it isn’t too scary.
    Thanks for this podcast

  2. Hi,I loved this episode , It was great like the rest of the episodes.
    I want to say : I am the same generation as you , and I have same you’r feeling when you deal with a doctor younger than you
    When I am looking for English teachers , I found almost them were younger than me . So , I left them and looked for who older than me
    It is so sad
    Finally , Thank you and I hope that I used my language well 😂

    1. It’s a weird feeling! Although I think part of the problem is overcoming the feeling that age is so important. My Chinese teacher is younger than me, but I can still learn from her just as well as someone older. Sometimes age isn’t a big deal 🙂

  3. I have listened to many podcasts to improve my English and I have to say that this one fits my needs perfectly, both for the clarity of speech and for the different topics it covers.

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