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Debate Terms for ELT
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this is a prejudice that is leaning toward a positive or negative judgment on something
This is information that supports a generalization.
This is a statement that can be proved to be true.
This is a to get a conclusion from the facts or context.
This is the reasoning used to reach a conclusion based on a set of assumptions.
this is a statement that reflects a writer's belief about a topic, and cannot be proved.
This is a writer's point of view about a particular subject.
this is the kind of writing that urges readers to accept an author's opinions
this is a plan an author uses to effectively deliver the intended message in written work
this is the attitude that an author takes toward the audience, the subject, or a character
this is a statement that is sound or just, well-founded
a verbal or oral response to an argument presenting an opposite viewpoint
simplified images that narrowly define certain groups of people
a persuasive technique in which a word, phrase or entire sentence is repeated to reinforce the speaker's message
appeal to authority
a persuasive technique in which speaker mentions an important event or person to lend importance or credibility to his argument
a persuasive technique in which the speaker tries to convince his audience that a product is good ecause everyone is buying it
this propaganda technique consists of attaching a negative label to a person or a thing.
plain folks technique
a propaganda technique that uses a folksy approach to convince us to support someone or something
card stacking technique
a propaganda technique used to slant a message
vague, positive connotations that produce emotional appeal because they are associated with highly-valued concepts or beliefs
a persuasive technique where someone well known or respected states that they use a particular product
a persuasive technique where a writer oversimplifies complex issues
a persuasive technique where an author uses a large negative impact to encourage readers to agree with them
a persuasive technique where an author adapts, copies, or refers to other sources
a persuasive technique where an author uses words packed with emotion to make the reader feel a particular way
a rhetorical strategy using descriptive writing that greatly exaggerates a specific feature
this rhetorical strategy contains a statement that is an arguable interpretation of the facts
this is to enlarge or alter beyond normal proportions
a false or mistaken idea or statement
a rhetorical strategy that uses language in a way to imply or bring about a particular answer
words that have strong emotional associations
this is part of an argument that is flawed and makes the argument invalid
this is replying to an argument by attacking or appealing to the person making the claim rather than by addressing the argument
is a fact or idea which an author considers to be true without arguing for it
this is an assumption or hypothesis which begins a logical argument
an organized argument on a specific topic
narrowing of a general discussion area
a general area of concern to a community
artistic and aesthetic values
express pleasure with a person or object
moral and ethical values
form the basis for judgments of right and wrong, just and unjust, good and bad
keeping track of speeches in a debate
a logical appeal
an appeal based on credibility
an emotional appeal
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