Persuasive Language
Speech Structure
Vocabulary
Speech Vocabulary
Mystery!
100

What type of persuasive language appeals to credibility?

Ethos

100

What is "A viewpoint or opinion that needs to be supported with evidence?"

Claim

100

Define Relevant

Having to do with the matter at hand; on topic

100

Define a debate

Discuss the pros and cons of an issue

100

To prove to be false or wrong is to ______ it

Refute

200

What type of persuasive language appeals to Logic?

Logos

200

What is a hook?

The first sentence or question in an essay that is designed to grab the reader's attention

200

Define emphatic

forceful and definite in expression or action

200

What is an opposing viewpoint?

Bonus 100 points: Give me two synonyms  

A position that is the opposite of another position

200

Define "Tries to persuade the reader by using words that appeal to the reader's emotions instead of to logic or reason"

Bonus 100 points: Is this Ethos, Pathos, or Logos?

Emotional appeal

300

What type of persuasive language appeals to emotion?

Pathos

300

What is Evidence?

Proof, facts, statistics, data, examples

300

What is Bias?


Bonus 100 points: Give me 1 example 

Preference or point of view that is personal

300

What is a "Rebuttal"?

To claim that something is untrue or false

300

Define "fallacy"

A false or mistaken idea or assumption based on poor reasoning

400

The central idea the author is trying to support in his or her argument/ thesis is called what? 

Position (or viewpoint)

400

What is the term for "a position taken by someone with an opposing viewpoint"?

Counterclaim

400

What is the term for "Reasoning that ends and begins in the same place. No evidence is offered"

Circular reasoning

400

The argument that since something is popular or everybody is doing it, so should you

Bandwagon appeal

400

What is the term for "a question that implies that one answer would be better than another"

leading question

500

What is a rhetorical question?

A question asked for effect with no answer expected

500

What is a "Counterargument"?

A rebuttal, or argument against, an opposing viewpoint or claim. (make sure you understand what rebuttal means!)

500

What is Strawman Fallacy?

Substituting a person's actual position or argument with a distorted, exaggerated, or misrepresented version of the position of the argument.

500

What is a "ad hominem argument"?

An argument attacking an individual's character rather than his or her position on an issue

500

Using Ethos, Pathos or Logos sell me a toothbrush in under 30 seconds 

If you sold Ms. Morgan on your toothbrush you get the 500 points 

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