Archive for the ‘Power’ Category

Using PROPAGANDA TECHNIQUES in advertising

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015



Plain Folks as an Advertising Technique


Glittering Generalities in Campaign advertisements


Other Propaganda Techniques used in Advertising




In this TV commercial, a famous sportsperson (Lebron James) is used. Is this an example of testimonial or transfer?


Finally, remember emotive appeal. How does this commercial use pathos and ethos to connect with the target audience?



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Giving that dreaded persuasive speech again and again, but with charisma

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014




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Campaign Speech – how to …

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Key phrases to use in your speech

  • I am running for the office of the Minister of ____________, because ___________.
  • My message to you is ______________________.
  • What matters to us is ______________________.
  • You need to vote for the ________________ party because we promise to _________________.
  • I/We believe in ________________________________.
  • Every day we deal with this problem/these problems. Therefore, the ______________ party resolves to ________.
  • Our children/our families _______________.
  • Unlike the previous government, we will ____________________________.
  • As a nation we need to/should/have to _____________________________.

Watch President Obama’s campaign speech and answer these questions in your Social Studies Written Work document.

What makes President Obama’s speech relevant for his audience?

How does President Obama create a rapport with his audience?

How does President Obama’s speech show evidence of the propaganda technique of ‘plain folks’?



Is this speech effective or not? What are your thoughts?

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

What persuasive techniques does the speaker use:

A. verbally?

B. non-verbally?

Is the pace too fast or too slow or just right (because it varies)?

What persuasive words/phrases does the speaker use?



How does this speech by a party leader differ from the previous speech?


Language of a Campaign Speech

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Twenty-five years after PPR

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014


Using Transitions for a Specific Purpose

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014


“Sentence Transitions.” Center for Writing. University of Minnesota, n.d. Web. 28 Feb. 2013.

Can you write a thesis statement?

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Videos that guide you through writing your THESIS

Friday, February 14th, 2014







Studying for the Social Studies Quiz: Metro Manila map & PPR

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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