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<p>Persuasion</p> <p>Aims</p> <p>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.</p> <p>How is it done?</p> <p>StatementsRepetitionRhetorical QuestionsHyperboleSuperlatives</p> <p>Identify the following</p> <p>I have a dream.</p> <p>The new school will bring change.</p> <p>It will be great. It will be brilliant.</p> <p>It is a time for hope. It is a time to dream.</p> <p>Are we hoping for the best?</p> <p>Is the pope Catholic?</p> <p>The whole universe is watching!</p> <p>He can run faster than the speed of light!</p> <p>It was the best of times. </p> <p>It will be the greatest school in Newport.</p> <p>A fact that is stated simply. Often a simple sentence.</p> <p>A word or phrase is repeated more than once</p> <p>There is only one possible answer to what is asked so there is often no need for a reply</p> <p>A lot of exaggeration is used.</p> <p>Something is described using words that mostly end in est: like best, greatest, fastest</p> <p>Statement</p> <p>Repetition</p> <p>Rhetorical Question</p> <p>Hyperbole</p> <p>Superlatives</p> <p>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.</p> <p>Think of a superlative.</p> <p>Think of a statement</p> <p>The use of a rhetorical question</p> <p>How do the politicians do it?</p> <p>Task in Pairs</p> <p>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.</p> <p>Help</p> <p>Write at least five sentences.</p> <p>Start with a statement.Write a sentence with at least two superlatives in it.Repeat a phrase.End with a rhetorical question.</p>

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