To look at key techniques that help to persuade people to do something.Listen to persuasive speakers.Prepare at least five sentences using key techniques that will persuade your class mates to either: support your football/ruby team, orlike your favourite singer, orrealise that the new school will be the best in Newport.
How is it done?
Identify the following
I have a dream.
The new school will bring change.
It will be great. It will be brilliant.
It is a time for hope. It is a time to dream.
Are we hoping for the best?
Is the pope Catholic?
The whole universe is watching!
He can run faster than the speed of light!
It was the best of times.
It will be the greatest school in Newport.
A fact that is stated simply. Often a simple sentence.
A word or phrase is repeated more than once
There is only one possible answer to what is asked so there is often no need for a reply
A lot of exaggeration is used.
Something is described using words that mostly end in est: like best, greatest, fastest
TerminologyDefinitionStatementA fact that is stated simply. Often it is a simple sentence.RepetitionA word or phrase is repeated more than once.Rhetorical QuestionThere is only one possible answer to the question asked and so there is often no need for a reply.HyperboleA lot of exaggeration is used.SuperlativesSomething is described using words that mostly end in est: best, greatest, fastest, meanest.
Think of a superlative.
Think of a statement
The use of a rhetorical question
How do the politicians do it?
Task in Pairs
Write a short speech persuading your classmates to either: support your football/rugby team; orbelieve your favourite singer is the best; orthat the new school will be the best in Newport.
Write at least five sentences.
Start with a statement.Write a sentence with at least two superlatives in it.Repeat a phrase.End with a rhetorical question.