The Impact of Modernity on Youth Culture: Their Linguistic Choices, Thoughts and Attitudes


  • Wahib Touijar PhD student of Applied Linguistics, Moulay Ismail University of Meknes, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of English, Morocco



youth culture, social media, youth, gender, dominance, education, modernity.


The present study aims at investigating the impact of modernity on the youth culture. Generally, regarding the discernible changes in youth lifestyle, thought, attitudes, and language, it turned out to be paramount to query the driving forces responsible for such changes. Accordingly, this study is intended to inspect three significant issues connected with the topic at stake. First, it reveals how the status of females has changed as reflected in different feminine discursive practices, as well as some differences in the linguistic choices of young males and females and some of their implications. Second, it highlights the role of education in the empowerment of youth and the improvement of their attitudes towards their society. Lastly, it scrutinizes the impact of different social media on youth in the Moroccan context. In order for the study to have a sense of authenticity, a bundle of data was collated and studied in the light of the topic in question.


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How to Cite

Touijar, W. . (2020). The Impact of Modernity on Youth Culture: Their Linguistic Choices, Thoughts and Attitudes. The International Journal of Applied Language Studies and Culture, 3(2), 25–34.