T°L LVA – Mission #3

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Word Power and its Limits

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  T°LLVA – Mission #3 – Word Power and its Limits

Power

FINAL TASK

I am going to participate in an eloquence competition. I will either urge my audience to act in the field of children’s rights or consumers’ rights, or warn them on the dangers of progress or media manipulation.

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Listening:

  • I will learn how to decipher non-verbal communication and messages.
  • I will learn how to understand speeches by famous historical figures.

Reading:

  • I will learn how to read and analyse cartoons and ads.
  • I will learn how to read and analyse literary excerpts.

Speaking WITH the group:

  • I will learn how to comment on cartoons and literary excerpts.
  • I will learn how to participate in an eloquence competition.

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I will need the following tools:

vocabulary

  • scientific and technical progress
  • social and family relationships
  • environmental issues / impact on man’s life and future
  • children’s rights
  • media manipulation
  • consumer society
  • verbs of actions / opinion
  • expression of feelings

grammar

  • “if…” + “when …” structures
  • “I wish …” structures
  • passive form
  • use of tenses
  • reflexive pronouns
  • word formation
  • linkwords

phonology

  • sentence intonation to express determination, incredulity, shock and disapproval
  • gapfillers
  • pronouncing phonems
  • mute letters

Power of Words and Images