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Transcript of Persuasion
to this online lesson!
My name is Andrea Martinez
I'm an English teacher for
We will learn strategies to make others agree with our ideas and we will put persuasive skills into practice.
Attention and timing
Draw your interlocutor's attention.
Call to action
Focusing in the Logos category of a persuasive speech, in teams, brainstorm arguments to support your position.
I live in Monterrey, N. L
Persuade is the act of showing arguments to a person or group of people in order to make them accept what you say it's true or convenient.
When do we persuade?
Know the right time to talk to them.
Describe the necessity, idea or issue you want to discuss and explain why it is important for you or society.
Proofs / Evidence
Appeal to the listener's emotions
Can enhance an argument
And what about the SPEAKER?
Project a good impression
Master the body language
Do more exercise.
Let's stop racism.
Vote in the next federal election.
Read more books.
Don't buy pets, adopt!
Be polite with everybody.
Analysis of the Video
a) Attention and timing
b) Necessity/Problem description
c) Arguments (Logos)
d) Pathos (Feelings)
e) Ethos (Credibility)
e) Call to action
: Your parents are concerned over recent news reports about Facebook and similar websites.
: Think about the safety issues of using Facebook and other websites.
Now write to convince your parents whether or not you should have unsupervised access to these websites.
: Often students are put into cooperative learning groups in the classroom.
: Think about whether working in groups is a good or bad idea for you.
Now convince your teacher your point of view on cooperative learning groups.
It is very easy to defeat someone, but it is very hard to win someone. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (former President of India)
So put your persuasive skills into practice in your everyday life!